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HB 184 (BR 453) - S. Miles, J. Petrie, M. Castlen, J. DeCesare, J. Gooch Jr., DJ Johnson, M. Meredith, R. Mills, M. Prunty, B. Reed, J. Richards, B. Rowland, D. Schamore

     AN ACT relating to overweight and overdimensional vehicles.
     Amend KRS 189.2715 to allow the transportation of metal commodities to exceed a gross weight of 80,000 pounds, but not exceed a gross weight of 120,000 pounds; define "metal commodities"; require the Transportation Cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations to implement the transportation of metal commodities; amend KRS 189.222 to provide a 10% weight tolerance to vehicles exclusively transporting items listed in KRS 189.222(2)(a), (b), and (c).


AMENDMENTS

     HFA1( S. Miles ) - Amend KRS 189.990 to establish the same fine schedule for violations for section 1 of the Act as for violations of other weight limit and overweight permit statutes.
     SCS1 - Delete original provisions and insert the following: create a new section of KRS 189, allowing the cabinet, between the effective date of the bill and June 20, 2020, to issue annual and single trip permits for the transportation of metal commodities in divisible and nondivisible loads between 80,001 and 120,000 pounds; define "metal commodities"; require the Transportation Cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations to implement the transportation of metal commodities; set fees for the permit at $100 for a single trip permit and $1,250 for an annual permit; create a new section of KRS Chapter 189 to establish an annual permit for the overweight transportation of steel with provisions identical to the current wording of KRS 189.2715, which takes effect July 1, 2020; amend KRS 189.222 to provide a 10 percent weight tolerance to vehicles exclusively transporting items listed in KRS 189.222(2)(a), (b), and (c); allow a 14 foot height limit for transportation motor vehicles; amend KRS 189.990 to set fines for overweight violations and violations of permit requirements; Direct the Interim Joint Committee on Transportation to study the effect of overweight permits on the roadway conditions and modal parity; Amend 2017 RS HB 174 (2017 KY. Acts ch. 8) to conform; repeal KRS 189.2715.

     Feb 07, 2017 - introduced in House
     Feb 09, 2017 - to Transportation (H)
     Feb 16, 2017 - posted in committee
     Feb 21, 2017 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 22, 2017 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 24, 2017
     Feb 27, 2017 - 3rd reading, passed 64-27 with floor amendment (1)
     Feb 28, 2017 - received in Senate; to Transportation (S)
     Mar 03, 2017 - taken from Transportation (S); 1st reading; returned to Transportation (S)
     Mar 06, 2017 - taken from Transportation (S); 2nd reading; returned to Transportation (S)
     Mar 15, 2017 - reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute as a consent bill; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 15, 2017; 3rd reading, passed 33-5 with Committee Substitute; received in House; to Rules (H); posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute; Bill passed 62-29; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Mar 27, 2017 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 146)