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HB 338 (BR 1398) - D. Horlander

     AN ACT relating to municipal procedures.
     Amend KRS 83A.060 relating to ordinances to specify that new language in an ordinance shall be underlined and language intended to be deleted shall be bracketed and stricken-through; and amend KRS 91A.040 to allow copies of the audits due the Department for Local Government and the Legislative Research Commission to be either paper or in an electronic format.


     SCA (1, J. Bowen) - Delete the provisions of the original bill; create a new section of KRS Chapter 96; grant any city that owns or operates a natural gas system the right to extend the system and sell natural gas within and outside city boundaries; allow city to install apparatus for distribution outside city boundaries and acquire rights-of-way and condemn property; allow any city, except a consolidated local government, to acquire existing natural gas plant, subject to KRS 96.580 to 96.600; prohibit the condemnation of natural gas plant within Commonwealth by cities in another state; prohibit extension and sale of natural gas into territory currently served by a natural gas utility; prohibit extension and sale of natural gas when there is another gas utility closer; clarify that the prohibitions in Section 4 apply only to extension issues municipal gas utilities and private or investor-owned natural gas utilities.
     SCA (2/Title, J. Bowen) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 12-introduced in House
     Feb 13-to Local Government (H)
     Feb 21-posted in committee
     Feb 27-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 28-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 1, 2013
     Mar 1-3rd reading, passed 93-0
     Mar 4-received in Senate
     Mar 5-to State & Local Government (S); taken from State & Local Government (S); 1st reading; returned to State & Local Government (S)
     Mar 6-taken from State & Local Government (S); 2nd reading; returned to State & Local Government (S)
     Mar 7-reported favorably, to Rules with committee amendments (1) and (2-title) as a Consent Bill; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 7, 2013; 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with committee amendments (1) and (2-title)
     Mar 12-received in House; to Rules (H); taken from Rules; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate committee amendments (1) and (2-title) ; House concurred in Senate committee amendments (1) and (2-title) ; passed 90-4; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 22-signed by Governor (Acts Chapter 96)

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