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HB 501/LM (BR 1265) - S. Santoro, L. Clark

     AN ACT relating to electrical inspections.
     Amend KRS 198B.060, 227.480, 227.487, 227.491, and 227.492 to clarify the requirements for local government to employ or engage a certified electrical inspector; include express reference to plan reviews and required electrical permits; require proof of electrical contractor being authorized to act; require local governments, by ordinance, to fix reasonable fees; modify reporting requirements for electrical inspections and extend reporting beyond residential and single-family dwellings; delete requirement that a copy of the inspection report be sent to the Office of Housing, Buildings and Construction; cap inspection fee at cost of inspection services provided; prohibit undue influence by an electrical inspector; provide for a written request to initiate an investigation for 13B hearing, and imposition of specific disciplinary actions; subject electrical inspector to applicable code of ethics.

HB 501 - AMENDMENTS


     SCS/LM - Retain original provisions, except delete the executive director's option to discipline an electrical inspector with a fine ranging from $500 to $2,000; amend KRS 141.435 to redefine "certified installer" and "certified NABCEP installer"; require installation of energy-efficient products by a certified installer; amend KRS 141.436 to allow the Department of Revenue to request verification of an installer's compliance with state licensing requirements; make technical corrections.

     SCA (1/Title, G. Tapp) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 24-introduced in House
     Feb 26-to Labor & Industry (H)
     Mar 1-posted in committee
     Mar 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 5-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 8, 2010
     Mar 8-3rd reading, passed 94-1
     Mar 9-received in Senate
     Mar 10-to Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations (S)
     Mar 16-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Mar 17-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 24-recommitted to Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations (S)

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