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SB 196/FN (BR 1345) - R. Jones II
AN ACT relating to economic and workforce development and making an appropriation therefor.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 151B to direct the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet to implement a program to assist in the education and retraining of dislocated coal miners; create a new section of KRS Chapter 18A to require that a person with five years of surface or underground coal mining experience be given preference in state employment; create a new section of KRS Chapter 198A directing the Kentucky Housing corporation to establish programs relating to subsidies for home energy efficiency and to work with Kentucky Community and Technical College System to retrain dislocated coal workers in energy auditing and energy-efficient contracting certification; provide funding through general fund coal severance tax receipts and creating the Kentucky energy efficiency fund; APPROPRIATION.
Feb 15, 2017 - introduced in Senate
Feb 16, 2017 - to Appropriations & Revenue (S)