SB 8 (BR 155) - D. Givens, J. Schickel, M. Wilson
AN ACT relating to a one-stop-shop to conduct business in the Commonwealth and making an appropriation therefor, and declaring an emergency.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 14 to require the Secretary of State to establish a business-one-stop electronic state business portal to facilitate interaction among businesses and governmental agencies in the Commonwealth, to mandate that certain elements be included in the development of the business portal, to coordinate with appropriate cabinet to develop certain aspects of the business portal, and to have the basics of the business portal operational by July 1, 2012; Amend KRS 11.202 to require the Commission on Small Business Advocacy to submit an annual report beginning December 1, 2012 to LRC and the Secretary of State with an analysis of how to improve the business-one-stop portal so that it is more user friendly; amend KRS 42.730 to direct the executive director of the Commonwealth Office of Technology to conduct research regarding the various technical and filing requirements necessary for the successful development of the business portal, to submit a report to the Legislative Research Commission no later than December 31, 2011; make an appropriation to the Commonwealth Office of Technology for a study; EMERGENCY.
SB 8 - AMENDMENTS
SCS - Retain the original provisions of the bill except with the following changes; permit electronic filings by local governments; provide for the core standards rather than the basics of the portal to be operational by a date certain; include the secretary of the Finance and Administration Cabinet as one of the coordinating principals in the development of certain aspects of the business portal; reduce from $250,000 to $150,000 the amount of money to be appropriated from the General Fund for a study.
HCS - Retain provisions of SCS, except add Cabinet for Economic Development, Finance and Administration, and the Commonwealth Office of Technology as agencies responsible for establishing portal; create an Advisory Committee composed of representatives from various state agencies to make assessments and recommendations; specify issues to be included in the committee's assessment, and in the one-stop portal; remove appropriation.
HCA (1/Title, R. Palumbo) - Make title amendment.
Jan 4-introduced in Senate; to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S); taken from Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S); 1st reading; returned to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
Jan 5-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute ; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, Janaury 6, 2011
Jan 6-3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute
Jan 7-received in House
Feb 1-to Economic Development (H)
Feb 23-posting waived
Feb 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
Feb 25-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 28-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Mar 3-3rd reading, passed 99-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; received in Senate
Mar 4-posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; passed 37-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
Mar 16-signed by Governor