HB 394 (BR 1507) - K. Imes, M. Rader
AN ACT relating to outdoor advertising devices.
Create a new section of KRS 177.830 to 177.890 to allow the erection of electronic multiple message signs in areas where billboards are permitted; set conditions for minimum length of message and time for message change; prohibit moving or flashing text or pictures, with certain exceptions; require sign owners to correct concerns regarding an electronic multiple message sign raised by the cabinet within 48 hours; set out procedures for dealing with signs that are deemed in violation of the statute; amend KRS 177.863 to conform; amend KRS 177.860 to require the Transportation Cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations to set standards for electronic multiple message signs; prohibit the promulgation of administrative regulations that require the forfeiture or destruction of billboards as a requirement for erecting an electronic multiple messaging signs, unless compensation is paid in accordance with KRS 177.867..
Feb 13-introduced in House
Feb 18-to Transportation (H)