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SB 150 (BR 1609) - T. Buford

     AN ACT relating to sewer collection charges.
     Amend KRS 96.931, to include within the definitions of "governing body" and "sewer body" a board or commission independent of a city authorized by statute to operate sewer facilities; amend KRS 96.932 to grant sewer bodies the power to suspend water services for failure to pay sewer charges; amend KRS 96.934 to allow suspension of water services for failure to pay for sewer charges; amend KRS 96.936 to allow water suppliers to send a copy of any charges for disconnection and reconnection of water supplies for failure to pay, and require that an authorized representative of the sewer body be present at discontinuation of water services for nonpayment of sewer charges; amend KRS 96.340 to delete references to delegated authority by the city to certain bodies.


     SCS - Delete original provisions; amend KRS 74.407 to allow water districts that also provide sewer services to bill for water service and sewer service rates simultaneously; provide that the water district may enforce collection of rates and charges for sewer services by discontinuing water service until payment of any charges is made or a payment arrangement is reached; provide that a water district that provides sewer services but is not the water supplier enforce collection of delinquent sewer service charges in the manner provided by KRS 96.930 to KRS 96.943.

     Feb 13-introduced in Senate
     Feb 15-to State & Local Government (S)
     Feb 29-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 1-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 6-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 7, 2012
     Mar 7-3rd reading, passed 34-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 8-received in House
     Mar 12-to Local Government (H)
     Mar 16-posted in committee
     Mar 21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 22-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 23, 2012
     Mar 23-3rd reading, passed 77-14; received in Senate; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
     Mar 27-enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; delivered to Governor
     Apr 6-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 30)

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