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HB 2 (BR 5) - R. Rand, S. Overly, R. Adkins, L. Belcher, L. Clark, H. Collins, L. Combs, R. Damron, M. King, J. Richards, R. Smart, G. Stumbo, T. Thompson, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to appropriations providing financing and conditions for the operations, maintenance, support, and functioning of the Transportation Cabinet of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
    The Transportation Cabinet Budget: appropriate from the General Fund, Restricted Funds, Federal Funds, and Road Fund $2,378,634,600 in fiscal year 2012-2013 and $2,400,384,200 in fiscal year 2013-2014 for operating costs; appropriate from Restricted Funds, Federal Funds, Bond Funds, Road Fund, and Investment Income for various capital projects; require the Secretary of the Transportation Cabinet to produce a document detailing the 2012-2014 Biennial Highway Construction Program and the Highway Preconstruction Program; provide debt service to the General Administration and Support budget unit; require the Transportation Cabinet to continue the SAFE Patrol Program; appropriate General Fund moneys for riverport improvement; allow the Transportation Cabinet to receive funds and services for the Adopt-A-Highway Litter Program; provide funds for operational costs and debt service for the Aviation budget unit; provide funds for Economic Development Road lease-rental payments; provide that no portion of the revenues to the state Road Fund accrue to the Debt Payment Acceleration Fund account; provide that excess funds be transferred to the State Construction Account; provide debt service for Grant Anticipation Revenue Vehicle (GARVEE) Bonds; provide funds for the State-Supported Construction Program, Biennial Highway Construction Program, Highway Construction Contingency Account, and the Kentucky Pride Fund; authorize projects in the 2010-2012 Biennial Highway Construction Plan to continue into the 2012-2014 biennium; provide funds for the Kentucky Transportation Center and new highway equipment purchases; authorize the Transportation Cabinet to match federal highway moneys; prioritize projects should any additional federal highway moneys become available; authorize the Transportation Cabinet to continue the Cash Management Plan and to make programmatic adjustments; provide for carry forward of any unexpended Road Fund appropriations in the Highways budget unit for various programs; authorize use of design/build procurement methods for the Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project; provide funds for federal construction projects, the State Resurfacing Program, and highways maintenance; authorize the Kentucky Public Transportation Infrastructure Authority to act as the developing and issuing authority on the Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project and authorize funding for two years of the project; require a financial plan for the Brent Spence Bridge Project and prohibit authorization of funds until after Federal Highway Administration approval; provide for the transfer of Road Fund resources for judgments; authorize the Transportation Cabinet to maximize the use of Toll Credits; provide funds for nonpublic school transportation; provide funds for the County Road Aid Program, the Rural Secondary Program, the Municipal Road Aid Program, and the Energy Recovery Road Fund; provide debt service to the Vehicle Regulation budget unit; provide that excess costs imposed on county clerks in connection with Road Fund tax administration are necessary government expenses; provide for Capital Construction Fund appropriations and reauthorizations; provide for the expiration of existing line-item capital construction projects; require that excess bond proceeds investment income be used to pay debt service; authorize various capital projects; specify funds transfers.


     HFA (1, D. Floyd) - Authorize the Transportation Cabinet to utilize design/build procurement methods for up to 2 projects at a cost of no more than $20,000,000 each; set parameters.
     SCA (1, B. Leeper) - Add language to the Transportation Cabinet Budget to amend 2012 Regular Session HB 267 as enacted and vetoed in part to restore provisions vetoed by the Governor.
     SFA (1, J. Pendleton) - Add language to the Transportation Cabinet Operating Budget to amend 2012 Regular Session HB 267 as enacted and vetoed in part to insert a Christian County road project.

     Apr 16-introduced in House; to Appropriations & Revenue (H); posting waived; taken from Appropriations & Revenue (H); 1st reading; returned to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
     Apr 17-floor amendment (1) filed ; reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules
     Apr 18-taken from Rules; placed in the Orders of the Day for April 18; 3rd reading; floor amendment (1) defeated ; passed 96-2; received in Senate; to Committee on Committees (S); taken from Committee on Committees (S); 1st reading; returned to Committee on Committees (S)
     Apr 19-taken from Committee on Committees (S); 2nd reading; returned to Committee on Committees (S); to Appropriations & Revenue (S); reported favorably, to Rules with committee amendment (1)
     Apr 20-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, April 20; floor amendment (1) filed ; 3rd reading, passed 37-0 with committee amendment (1) ; received in House; to Rules (H); posted for passage for concurrence in Senate committee amendment (1) ; Senate committee amendment (1) ruled not germane to the Call issued by the Governorl ; returned to Senate; received in Senate; to Rules (S); posted for passage for receding from Senate committee amendment (1) ; Senate receded from committee amendment (1) ; passed 37-1; received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     May 2-signed by Governor (Acts Chapter 2)

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