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)