14RS HB296
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HB 296 (BR 543) - R. Adkins, R. Palumbo

     AN ACT relating to reorganization.
     Amend KRS 11.200 to reduce the membership of the Commission on Small Business Advocacy to 13 members to be appointed by the Governor, with two members representing each congressional district and one at-large member; attach the commission to the Department for Business Development; amend KRS 12.020 to place the Office of Legal Services within the Office of the Secretary; abolish the Department for New Business Development, the Department for Existing Business Development, the Department of Commercialization and Innovation, and the Department of Financial Incentives and transfer their functions and positions to the Department for Business Development, established under the Office of the Secretary; attach the Bluegrass State Skills Corporation to the Department for Business Development; attach the Kentucky Economic Finance Authority to the Office of Financial services; repeal KRS 154.12-214, 154.12-215, 154.12-216, 154.12-217, 154.12-218, 154.12-220, 154.12-222, 154.12-225, 154.12-2333; confirm Resolution 13-03 of the Kentucky Economic Development Partnership. dated June 18, 2013.


     HCS - Retain original provisions and make technical corrections.
     SCS - Retain original provisions and amend KRS 11.065 to add the chief information officer to the Governor's Executive Cabinet; amend KRS 42.722 to define "technology infrastructure"; amend KRS 42.724 to name the chief information officer, establish the Division of Enterprise Architecture within the Office of Enterprise Technology, abolish the Division of Printing Services, rename the Division of Financial Information Technology the Division of Revenue Application Development, rename the Division of Support Services the Division of Development Support Services, rename the Division of Agency Information Technology the Division of Agency Application Development, establish the Division of Data Management Services within the Office of Application Development, and establish the Office of Information Technology Service Management within the Commonwealth Office of Technology; amend KRS 42.726 to expand the duties of the Commonwealth Office of Technology.

     Jan 30-introduced in House
     Feb 3-to Economic Development (H)
     Feb 10-posted in committee
     Feb 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 14-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, February 21, 2014
     Feb 21-3rd reading, passed 97-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 24-received in Senate
     Feb 26-to State & Local Government (S)
     Mar 21-taken from State & Local Government (S); 1st reading; returned to State & Local Government (S)
     Mar 24-taken from State & Local Government (S); 2nd reading; returned to State & Local Government (S)
     Mar 26-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute as a Consent Bill
     Mar 27-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 27, 2014; 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 28-received in House; to Rules (H)
     Mar 31-posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute for Monday, March 31, 2014; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 98-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 10-signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 89)

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