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SB 297 (BR 1914) - C. Girdler

     AN ACT relating to mine safety and declaring an emergency.
     Amend KRS 351.160 to delete references to inspections by state coal mine inspectors; repeal KRS 351.140 and 351.150; EMERGENCY.


     SCS1 - Retain original provisions of HB 297 except add additional responsibilities and powers to the mine safety analysts including inspection, reopening of mines, and mine rescue.
     SFA1( C. Girdler ) - Amend KRS 351.090 to allow the Governor to appoint mine safety analysts to monitor coal mines to ensure miner safety; delete two mandatory inspections of surface mines and six mandatory inspections of underground and the two electrical inspections.

     Mar 03, 2016 - introduced in Senate
     Mar 07, 2016 - to Natural Resources & Energy (S)
     Mar 09, 2016 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
     Mar 10, 2016 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 16, 2016 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 17, 2016; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 17, 2016 - 3rd reading, passed 25-11 with Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendment (1); received in House
     Mar 22, 2016 - to Labor & Industry (H)