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HB 386/LM (BR 930) - T. Edmonds

     AN ACT relating to plumbing violations.
     Amend KRS 318.990 to enhance penalties for violation of plumbing laws, plumbing administrative regulations, or the state plumbing code; penalize a licensee for plumbing violations with a fine of $100 to $500, imprisonment for up to 90 days, or both; punish a person who is not licensed under KRS Chapter 318 for plumbing violations with a fine of $500 to $2,500, imprisonment for up to 180 days, or both; require the Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction to promulgate administrative regulations that establish a schedule of fines and violations; prohibit the promulgation of any of these administrative regulations until they have received the review, comments, and recommendations of the State Plumbing Code Committee.


     HCS/LM - Retain original provisions; amend KRS 318.990 to exempt violations of KRS 318.200, relating to water heater serial numbers, from the listed penalties.
     HFA (1, B. Yonts) - Retain the original provisions except to delete penalties that require possible imprisonment.

     Feb 8-introduced in House
     Feb 9-to Labor & Industry (H)
     Feb 14-posted in committee
     Feb 17-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute ; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 18-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 22-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 23. 2011
     Mar 3-recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

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