HB 487/LM (BR 1316) - S. Santoro, L. Clark
AN ACT relating to electrical inspections and licensure.
Repeal and reenact all necessary sections of KRS 227.450 to 227.530, relating to electricians and electrical inspecting, as new sections of KRS Chapter 227A, relating to electrician licensure; establish permit requirements; set conditions for appointment as an electrical inspector; describe conditions where localities, including combinations of localities, may oversee electrical inspection and permitting; establish electrical inspector reporting and surety bond requirements; require the department to promulgate administrative regulations for fee schedules, inspection protocols, and reporting forms; set procedures for inspections and for dealing with work conducted without a permit; amend KRS 227A.010 to define "alteration," "commissioner," "division," "electrical inspector," and "repair"; amend KRS 227A.050 to send fees and other moneys to the departmentís trust and agency account for the purposes of administering and enforcing all of KRS Chapter 227A; deposit all interest accrued by the account back into the account; amend KRS 227A.130 to add electrical inspection and permitting penalties to KRS Chapter 227A; amend KRS 198B.060 to allow local government petitions for electrical permits; clarify that the state will provide a certified electrical inspector for new building approvals; amend KRS 227.205 to create the electrical division within the department; amend KRS 132.815, 211.350, and 227A.030 to conform; repeal KRS 227.450 and 227.500.
Feb 14-introduced in House
Feb 15-to Licensing & Occupations (H)
Feb 18-posted in committee
Feb 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
Feb 24-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, February 25, 2011
Feb 25-3rd reading, passed 90-6
Feb 28-received in Senate
Mar 2-to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)