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SB 92 (BR 1039) - D. Givens

     AN ACT relating to agriculture.
     Amend KRS 261.260 to clarify that the Department of Agriculture promulgates administrative regulations determining bond amounts and conditions if stockyard owners or operators, market agencies, or livestock dealers do not have surety bonds filed under requirements of the federal Packers and Stockyards Act.

SB 92 - AMENDMENTS


     SCS (1) - Amend KRS 261.200 and create definitions; amend KRS 261.230 to require buying stations to be licensed and to require that stockyards verify that dealers that conduct business at the stockyards are licensed and bonded; amend KRS 261.240 to require buying stations to submit monthly livestock statements; amend 261.250 to require buying stations to allow department personnel to inspect their records and facilities; amend KRS 261.260 to require buying stations to comply with the bonding requirements of the department or the Packers and Stockyards Act; amend KRS 261.270 to require that buying stations use certified scales; amend KRS 261.375 to make technical corrections; amend KRS 261.280 to prohibit buying stations from falsely reporting any scale weights; amend KRS 261.990 to provide additional penalties and fines for violating provisions of KRS Chapter 261; create a new section of KRS Chapter 261 to require that market agencies be licensed.
     SCS (2) - Amend KRS 261.200 to create and amend definitions; amend KRS 261.230 to require buying stations to be licensed and to require stockyards to identify all dealers that conduct business with the stockyard; amend KRS 261.240 to require buying stations to file monthly reports to the department regarding the number of livestock received and sold; amend KRS 261.250 require buying stations to permit department representatives to inspect records and property; amend KRS 261.260 to require stockyards and buying stations to be properly bonded or securitized; amend KRS 261.270 to require buying stations to use certified scales; amend KRS 261.280 to prohibit weighmen at buying stations from falsely reporting weights; amend KRS 261.990 to create additional penalties for violating the provisions of KRS Chapter 261; create a new section of KRS Chapter 261 to require that market agencies be licensed.
     HCS - Amend KRS 261.200 to create, amend, and delete definitions; amend KRS 261.230 to require buying stations to be licensed, to require stockyards to annually identify dealers that conduct business with the stockyards, to verify that dealers are properly licensed and bonded; amend 261.240 to require buying stations to file monthly reports to the department regarding the number of livestock received and sold; amend KRS 261.250 to require buying stations to permit the department to inspect their business records; amend 261.260 to require buying stations to be bonded and to require each facility to show independent proof of credit worthiness; amend KRS 261.270 to require buying stations to use certified weigh scales; amend KRS 261.280 to prohibit buying stations from misweighing livestock; amend KRS 261.990 to impose additional fines and penalties for stockyards and buying stations that violate provisions of the chapter; amend KRS 261.370 to conform; create a new section of KRS Chapter 261 to require market agencies to be licensed by the department.
     HFA (1, T. Riner) - Prohibit an embalmer from disposing of human blood in any manner that would allow the human blood to pollute the waters of the Commonwealth.
     HFA (2, T. Riner) - Prohibit any person from disposing of any medication in any manner that would allow the medication to pollute the waters of the Commonwealth.
     HFA (3/Title, T. Riner) - Make title amendment.
     HFA (4, R. Meeks) - Urge state agencies and universities to access the economic conditions and needs of black farmers in Kentucky.

     Feb 1-introduced in Senate
     Feb 3-to Agriculture (S)
     Feb 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute ; recommitted to Agriculture (S)
     Feb 15-taken from Agriculture (S); 2nd reading; returned to Agriculture (S)
     Feb 17-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (2) ; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 17, 2011; 3rd reading; Committee Substitute (1) withdrawn; passed 35-0 with Committee Substitute (2)
     Feb 18-received in House
     Feb 22-to Agriculture & Small Business (H); posting waived
     Feb 28-taken from Agriculture & Small Business (H); 1st reading; returned to Agriculture & Small Business (H)
     Mar 1-taken from Agriculture & Small Business (H); 2nd reading; returned to Agriculture & Small Business (H); floor amendments (1) (2) and (3-title) filed
     Mar 2-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute ; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 3, 2011
     Mar 4-floor amendment (4) filed to Committee Substitute

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