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HB529 (BR2013) - R. Rand, S. Rudy, R. Adkins, R. Crimm, M. Denham, D. Elliott, R. Heath, D. Horlander, K. King, M. King, T. McKee, M. Meredith, T. Mills, B. Rowland, W. Stone, C. Tackett, J. Taylor, T. Thompson, J. Tipton, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to water resources policy.
     Create a new section of KRS 151.100 to 151.460 to establish the 11-member Kentucky Water Resources Board; set initial appointments and identify the role and function of the board in developing water resource policy; attach the board to the Energy and Environment Cabinet for administrative purposes; require the cabinet to provide staff to the board; amend KRS 151.110 to include agriculture in the list of reasons water resources have become of vital importance to the Commonwealth; require the cabinet to provide leadership for on-farm and rural community drought and water assessment monitoring, and improvements for agricultural purposes; and authorize the cabinet to receive and disperse federal, state, and other funds for on-farm and community drought and water assessment, monitoring, and improvements.



     Feb 29, 2016 - introduced in House
     Mar 01, 2016 - to Agriculture & Small Business (H); posted in committee; posting waived
     Mar 02, 2016 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 03, 2016 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 7, 2016
     Mar 07, 2016 - taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
     Mar 08, 2016 - 3rd reading, passed 95-0
     Mar 09, 2016 - received in Senate
     Mar 11, 2016 - to Agriculture (S)
     Mar 15, 2016 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 16, 2016 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 18, 2016 - posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 21, 2016 (Consent Orders #2)
     Mar 21, 2016 - passed over and retained in the Consent Orders of the Day
     Mar 22, 2016 - 3rd reading, passed 38-0; received in House
     Mar 23, 2016 - enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
     Mar 24, 2016 - enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Apr 05, 2016 - filed without Governor's signature with the Secretary of State