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HB272/LM (BR404) - D. Floyd, T. Mills, T. Riner

     AN ACT relating to pipeline safety and making an appropriation therefor.
     Create new sections of Subchapter 10 of KRS Chapter 224 to define terms; establish the Kentucky pipeline safety fund; specify the distribution of funds in the Kentucky pipeline safety fund; establish a pipeline spill response plan program within the Department for Environmental Protection; create new sections of KRS Chapter 278 to establish definitions; establish procedures for the Public Service Commission to gather information to provide to Department of Revenue for the pipeline safety assessment; require the Public Service Commission to seek certain federal pipeline certifications; create new sections of KRS Chapter 136 to define terms; establish the Kentucky pipeline safety assessment; allow for the extension of the assessment due date; establish the powers of the Department of Revenue with respect to collection of the assessment; establish procedures for late payment and interest; establish corporate liability for the assessment; allow payment of security for assessment; require cooperation by various agencies.


HB272 - AMENDMENTS

     HFA1( D. Floyd ) - Delete and then reinsert original provisions; specify that "pipeline operator" does not include Public Service Commission regulated utilities or municipally owned utilities; specify that pipeline disaster preparedness plans shall be available for 45 days for public comment; specify that pipeline disaster preparedness plans contain evacuation plans, maintenance and use history for pipelines, and temporary plans for replacement of water supplies and other utilities in a disaster area.

     Feb 04, 2015 - introduced in House
     Feb 05, 2015 - to Tourism Development & Energy (H)
     Mar 23, 2015 - floor amendment (1) filed