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HB284

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HB 284 (BR 1089) - J. Carney, S. Rudy, R. Benvenuti III, K. Bratcher, R. Crimm, J. DeCesare, B. DeWeese, J. Fischer, R. Heath, J. Hoover, S. Lee, B. Linder, B. Montell, T. Moore, B. Rowland, J. Shell, D. St. Onge, T. Turner, B. Waide, R. Webber, A. Wuchner, J. York

     AN ACT relating to reorganization.
     Amend KRS 12.023 to remove the Agricultural Development Board and the Kentucky Agricultural Finance Corporation from the Office of the Governor; amend KRS 12.020 to attach the Agricultural Development Board and the Kentucky Agricultural Finance Corporation to the Department of Agriculture; repeal, reenact as a new section of KRS Chapter 248, and amend KRS 11.170 to attach the Kentucky Agriculture Resources Development Authority (KARDA) to the Department of Agriculture; allow KARDA to advise the Commissioner of Agriculture; allow KARDA to use staff of the Department of Agriculture to carry out the duties of the board; amend KRS 247.944 to attach the Kentucky Agricultural Finance Corporation to the Department of Agriculture; allow staff services for the board to be provided by the Department of Agriculture; authorize the Commissioner of Agriculture or his or her designee to serve as executive director of the Agricultural Finance Corporation board; amend KRS 248.707 to authorize the Commissioner of Agriculture to serve as chair of the Agricultural Development Board; authorize the Governor to serve as vice chair of the Agricultural Development Board; attach the Agricultural Development Board to the Department of Agriculture; allow staff services for the board to be provided by the Department of Agriculture; amend KRS 248.709 to provide that the Commissioner of Agriculture or his or her designee shall serve as director of the Agricultural Development Board; amend KRS 260.857 to conform; repeal KRS 248.480, relating to the Kentucky Tobacco Settlement Trust Corporation; transfer affairs associated with the Governor's Office of Agricultural Policy, Agricultural Development Board, KARDA, and the Kentucky Agricultural Finance Corporation to the Department of Agriculture.

     Jan 29-introduced in House
     Jan 30-to State Government (H)


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