05RS HB28

HB28

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HB 28 (BR 124) - P. Clark, R. Adams, S. Baugh, S. Brinkman, J. Carr, M. Cherry, R. Crimm, C. Embry Jr, D. Floyd, M. Harmon, M. Henley, J. Higdon, D. Horlander, S. Lee, G. Lynn, T. McKee, C. Miller, R. Mobley, L. Napier, M. Rader, T. Riner, C. Siler, A. Simpson, J. Stewart III, T. Thompson, R. Wilkey

     AN ACT relating to occupational license fees and taxes.
     Amend KRS 68.180 to exempt ministers from the license and occupational tax in counties with a population of 300,000 or more; amend KRS 68.190 to make a technical correction; amend KRS 68.197 to exempt ministers from the license and occupational tax in counties having a population of 30,000 or more; amend KRS 91.200 to exempt ministers from the license and occupational tax in cities of the first class; amend KRS 92.300 to exempt ministers from the license and occupational tax in cities of the second to the sixth class; amend KRS 160.483 to exempt ministers from the license and occupational tax for schools; EFFECTIVE July 1, 2005.

HB 28 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS - Amend KRS 68.180, 68.197, 91.200, and 160.483 to create new language to establish that ministers shall not be required to be licensed but are subject to payment of occupational fees levied by cities, counties and school boards; make conforming changes to clarify references to license taxes and occupational fees.

     SCS - Amend KRS 68.180, 68.197, 91.200, 92.300, and 160.483 to prohibit local governments from regulating ministers; clarify that ministers shall be subject to the same fees and taxes assessed against any other taxpayer.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 4-introduced in House
     Jan 6-to Local Government (H)
     Feb 2-posted in committee
     Feb 8-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 9-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 10, 2005
     Feb 11-3rd reading, passed 83-2 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 14-received in Senate
     Feb 17-to Appropriations and Revenue (S)
     Feb 28-taken from committee; laid on clerk's desk; taken from clerk's desk; 1st reading; returned to Appropriations and Revenue (S)
     Mar 2-taken from committee; laid on clerk's desk; taken from clerk's desk; 2nd reading; returned to Appropriations and Revenue (S)
     Mar 3-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute as a Consent bill; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day Number 1 for Friday, March 4, 2005
     Mar 4-3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 8-received in House; to Rules (H); posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute on Tuesday, March 8, 2005; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute; passed 91-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 18-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 167)


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