HB 433 (BR 1722) - B. Yonts, T. Thompson
AN ACT relating to stream maintenance.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 150 to authorize counties to designate an agent responsible for maintenance and clean up of debris from streams; include within county jurisdiction lands within the county owned by the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources; prohibit the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources from interfering with county stream maintenance or clean up needed to repair impeded water flow; allow the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources to perform clean up and maintenance on department lands within the county jurisdiction upon approval of the county; prohibit the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources from spending funds from state, local, or federal sources on activities other than clean up or maintenance of streams; allow the county to take legal action to restrain the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources from preventing stream maintenance or clean up on department-owned lands which would restore water flow downstream.
HB 433 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Retain provisions of original bill; designate a metro sewer district as an "authorized agent."
HCA (1/Title, J. Gooch Jr.) - Make title admendment.
HFA (1, B. Yonts) - Limit county authority pertaining to stream maintenance to activities not in violation of state and federal law; add requirement that authorized county agent work under advice and assistance of the department and the Division of Water; make minor technical changes.
Feb 16-introduced in House
Feb 17-to Natural Resources & Environment (H)
Mar 2-posted in committee
Mar 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title); floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
Mar 11-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 12, 2010
Mar 15-3rd reading, passed 95-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title), floor amendment (1)
Mar 16-received in Senate
Mar 17-to Judiciary (S)