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SB 249 (BR 1540) - J. Carpenter

     AN ACT relating to the Energy and Environment Cabinet.
     Amend KRS 12.020 to remove Environmental Quality Commission, Kentucky Mining Board from under the Energy and Environment Cabinet and attach the Center for Renewable Energy Research and Environmental Stewardship to other departments; amend KRS 146.090,146.100, 146.110, 146.210, 146.270, 146.280, 146.320, and 146.330 to correct references to the Energy and Environment Cabinet, make grammatical and technical corrections, and authorize the Secretary rather than the commission to promulgate administrative regulations; amend KRS 146.415 to add a definition for "Secretary" to mean the Secretary of the Energy and Environment Cabinet; amend KRS 146.485 to authorize the Secretary rather than the commission to promulgate administrative regulations; amend 147A.031 to delete references to the Environmental Quality Commission; amend KRS 151.293 to allow the owner of a dam to request review and final determination by the cabinet after a request for variance has been denied and to appeal the final decision; amend 152.713 to unattach the Center for Renewable Energy Research and Environmental Stewardship from the Energy and Environment Cabinet and to identify the center as a public agency; amend KRS 154.47-005 to delete definition of "Kentucky Forest Products Council" and renumber accordingly; amend KRS 224.10-022 and KRS 224A.1-010 to delete references to the Environmental Quality Commission and renumber accordingly; amend KRS 224.70-120 to delete reference to a 20% filing fee for KPDES permit and make fee equal to the cost of review with cost ceiling for different tiers; amend KRS 189.450, 224.40-31, 224.50-760, and 224.50-856 to make conforming subsection references changes; amend KRS 224.73-110 to add person operating a sewage system at residence where the person lives to those who may have primary responsibility for operation of a sewage system; amend KRS 224.80-100, 224A.011, and 349.010 to make conforming subsection references changes; amend 351.010 and 351.070 to delete references to Mining Board and renumber subsections accordingly; amend KRS 351.090, 351.102 and 351.103 to changes references to Board to department; amend KRS 351.1041 to change references from Board to commission; amend KRS 351.1045 to delete references to the Mining Board; amend KRS 351.106 to change Mining Board to department and delete reference to the commissioner making recommendations at the board's request; amend 351.110 and 351.120 to change references from board to department; amend 351.122 to change board to department and delete references to course of examination and instruction by the board; amend KRS 351.125 to make technical corrections; amend KRS 352.010 to delete the Mining Board from definitions and renumber subsections accordingly; amend KRS 352.310 to change board to Mine Safety Review Commission; amend KRS 224.10-100, 224.30-175, 224.48-815, 224.46-520, 350.240, and 350.054 to make conforming reference changes; repeal KRS 151.232; KRS 154.47-100, 154.47-105; KRS 154.47-110; KRS 154.47-120; KRS 224.1-100; KRS 224.1-105; KRS 224.1-110; KRS 224.1-115; KRS 224.1-200; KRS 224.1-205; KRS 224.1-210; KRS 224.1-215; KRS 224.1-220; KRS 224.10-660; KRS 224.30-050; KRS 224.30-100; KRS 224.30-105; KRS 224.30-110; KRS 224.30-115; KRS 224.30-120; KRS 224.30-125; KRS 224.30-130; KRS 224.30-135; KRS 224.30-140; KRS 224.30-145; KRS 224.30-150; KRS 224.30-155; KRS 224.30-160; KRS 224.30-165; KRS 224.30-170; KRS 224.30-180; KRS 224.30-185; KRS 224.30-190; KRS 224.30-195; KRS 224.43-070; KRS 224.43-080; KRS 224.43-710; KRS 224.43-720; KRS 224.43-730; KRS 224.46-810; KRS 224.46-820; KRS 224.46-825: KRS 224.46-830; KRS 224.46-840; KRS 224.46-850; KRS 224.46-860; KRS 224.46-870; KRS 224.50-020; KRS 350.035; KRS 350.052; KRS 350.053; KRS 350.260; KRS 350.470; KRS 350.715; KRS 351.105; KRS 351.1055; and 352.550.


AMENDMENTS

     SCS1 - Retain original provisions of SB 249; amend KRS 146.100 to change "approve" to "advise"; amend KRS 146.430 to change commission to Secretary of the Energy and Environment Cabinet and give authority to the Secretary to hire a director with the approval of the commission; repeal KRS 224.43-320; amend KRS 12.020 to delete the Center for Renewable Energy Research and Environmental Stewardship; amend KRS 152.713 to delete reference to the Center as a public entity.

     Feb 16, 2017 - introduced in Senate
     Feb 21, 2017 - to Natural Resources & Energy (S)
     Feb 22, 2017 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 23, 2017 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 27, 2017 - posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 28, 2017
     Feb 28, 2017 - 3rd reading, passed 36-1 with Committee Substitute; received in House
     Mar 01, 2017 - to Natural Resources & Energy (H)
     Mar 03, 2017 - posted in committee
     Mar 07, 2017 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 08, 2017 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 14, 2017
     Mar 14, 2017 - 3rd reading, passed 64-29
     Mar 15, 2017 - received in Senate; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; delivered to Governor
     Mar 27, 2017 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 117)