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HB 434 (BR 1578) - R. Smart, T. McKee, M. King, Ji. Lee, S. Overly, J. Richards, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to the eradication of noxious weeds and invasive plants.
     Amend KRS 176.051 to revise the list of the noxious weeds to be cleared from state rights-of-way; urge continued university research on noxious weeds and invasive plants.

HB 434 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS - Delete original provisions; amend KRS 176.051 to revise the list of noxious weeds and invasive plants to be eradicated from the state rights-of-way; provide that the Department of Highways shall promote awareness of the eradication program through the use of electronic media and the Cooperative Extension Service; provide that the department may by regulation add noxious weeds and invasive plants to or delete them from the list; establish factors the department may consider in making a determination regarding the addition or deletion of a plant; provide that the department shall review the regulation at least once every four years.

     Feb 21-introduced in House
     Feb 24-to Transportation (H)
     Feb 28-posted in committee
     Mar 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 12-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 13, 2014
     Mar 13-3rd reading, passed 99-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 14-received in Senate
     Mar 17-to Agriculture (S)

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