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HB 122/FN (BR 276) - M. Meredith, L. Brown, J. Blanton, T. Couch, J. DeCesare, M. Hart, K. Imes, P. Pratt, B. Reed, J. Richards, R. Rothenburger, J. Sims Jr

     AN ACT relating to fire department reporting.
     Amend KRS 65A.010, 75.430, and 95A.055 to require fire departments created under KRS Chapter 273 to report to the Fire Commission under KRS 95A.055 rather than under KRS Chapter 65A.


     SFA1( M. Wilson ) - Amend Section 3 of the bill to add a new subsection (5) to require the fire commission to conduct a financial review of each fire department every 4 years with Auditor of Public Accounts (APA) approved procedures, add a new subsection (6) to give the fire commission the option to require an audit every fourth year of a fire department whose revenues or expenditures are equal to or greater than $100,000 and less than $500,000, add a new subsection (7) to require an annual audit of fire departments whose revenue or expenditures equal or exceed $500,000 for 2 or more consecutive years, and add a new subsection (8) to allow the APA to examine and review the reports and related work papers and documents relating to the financial review or audits conducted under this section; require the APA and Attorney General to be notified of any irregularities relating to the finances or operations of a fire department, while allowing the commission to notify other public officials; renumber subsections to conform.

     Jan 03, 2018 - introduced in House
     Jan 05, 2018 - to Local Government (H)
     Jan 08, 2018 - posted in committee
     Jan 17, 2018 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Jan 18, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, January 19, 2018
     Jan 19, 2018 - 3rd reading, passed 89-0
     Jan 22, 2018 - received in Senate
     Jan 23, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
     Mar 13, 2018 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 14, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 15, 2018 - floor amendment (1) filed