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SB 167/LM (BR 1586) - M. Wilson

     AN ACT relating to city government.
     Amend KRS 82.083, relating to the disposition of city property, to define "independent appraisal" and allow property to be transferred for the purposes of elimination of blight, traded toward the purchase of the same or similar property, sold for its appraised fair market value when the value is $5,000 or less, as long as the sale is not to a city officer of family member of a city officer, sold for scrap or disposed of as garbage when the property has no or nominal value, or sold by the Finance and Administration Cabinet when an agreement exists between the city and the cabinet; amend KRS 83A.100 relating to city wards to allow a city, in addition to the existing process, to establish a hybrid ward system; amend KRS 95.490 relating to oaths of police officers, to not require the oath to be before the mayor; amend KRS 97.630 relating to city war memorials, to allow cities to establish an alternative number of board members for the war memorial commission; amend KRS 424.260, relating to bids for materials, supplies, equipment, and services, to exempt property being transferred between governmental agencies as set out in Section 1(4)(a) of the Act; amend KRS 424.280, relating to the due date of ad valorem taxes, to allow publication of an ordinance adopting the rate of the ad valorem tax levy to satisfy the requirements of the section if the due date of the tax is published as a component of the city ordinance levying the tax; amend KRS 381.697, relating to the maintenance of burial grounds, to allow a city to require proper care of the grounds from their owners or those having claims to the grounds.



     Feb 09, 2016 - introduced in Senate
     Feb 11, 2016 - to State & Local Government (S)
     Feb 24, 2016 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 25, 2016 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 29, 2016 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 2, 2016
     Mar 02, 2016 - 3rd reading, passed 20-16
     Mar 03, 2016 - received in House
     Mar 07, 2016 - to Local Government (H)
     Mar 11, 2016 - posted in committee
     Mar 16, 2016 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 17, 2016 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 21, 2016
     Mar 21, 2016 - 3rd reading, passed 95-2; received in Senate
     Mar 22, 2016 - enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 01, 2016 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 22)