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HB 240 (BR 1089) - D. Floyd

     AN ACT relating to public 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 the 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; 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.



     Jan 13, 2016 - introduced in House
     Jan 14, 2016 - to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Safety (H)