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HB 421 (BR 1680) - S. Riggs, D. Horlander, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to local government solid waste management.
     Amend KRS 109.012 to establish definitions for "authorized company," "displace," "franchise," and "local government" and amend the definition of "solid waste management services" to include special wastes; create new section of KRS Chapter 109 to require hearing and notice for the displacement of waste haulers; amend KRS 224.43-315 to require contracts between the county and waste hauler to include nondesignated cities that it serves; amend KRS 224.43-345 to include representatives of cities on advisory committees; and amend KRS 224.50-760 to conform.


HB 421 - AMENDMENTS

     HCS1/LM - Retain original provisions; amend the definition of "displace" or "displacement" in Section 1 to not include the renewal or replacement of an existing franchise according to its terms; add language in Section 2 that allows the public advertisement component to be met through a public advertisement used when expanding an urban service district as described in KRS 67A.150 if the remaining requirements of subsection (3) of Section 2 are otherwise met.
     HFA1( S. Riggs ) - Amend Section 2 of the bill to remove "homeowners' associations" from the definition of "local government," remove the ability for verbal comments to be taken after the conclusion of the public hearing, add a new subsection to allow a local government to mitigate conditions created by an authorized company that are creating health and safety concerns for the citizens without having to use the provisions of the Act.
     HFA2( S. Riggs ) - Amend Section 2 of the bill to remove "homeowners' associations" from the definition of "local government," remove the ability for verbal comments to be taken after the conclusion of the public hearing, increase the franchise award effective date when displacement is caused by the award of a franchise where none exists from at least 180 days to at least 12 months; decrease the time for displacement from 3 years to 18 months when displacement is caused by a determination other than that of a franchise; add a new subsection to allow a local government to mitigate conditions created by an authorized company that are creating health and safety concerns for the citizens and allow displacement of 50 or fewer residential customers, no more than 1 time every 3 years, without having to use the provisions of the Act.

     Feb 17, 2016 - introduced in House
     Feb 18, 2016 - to Local Government (H)
     Feb 19, 2016 - posted in committee
     Feb 24, 2016 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
     Feb 25, 2016 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 26, 2016
     Feb 29, 2016 - floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 07, 2016 - floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute