05RS SB136

SB136

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SB 136 (BR 149) - D. Kelly

     AN ACT relating to the Office of the Governor.
     Amend KRS 12.023 to establish the organizational structure of the Office of the Governor, transferring some agencies, renaming others; amend KRS 147A.002 to change the name of the Department for Local Government to the Governor's Office for Local Development (GOLD); establish the organizational structure of the GOLD, including the establishment of the Division of Grants, Division of Financial Management and Administration, Office for Legislative Services, Office of Local Initiatives for a New Kentucky, Renaissance Kentucky Office, and Kentucky Community Development Office, and the duties of each; amend KRS 147A.003 to attach to GOLD, for administrative purposes, the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority, East Kentucky Corporation, and West Kentucky Corporation; abolish the Kentucky Appalachian Commission, the Local Government Advisory Commission, Appalachian Development Council, State-Federal Council for Balance Economic Growth, Division of Flood Control, Water Resource Development Commission, and Flood Control Advisory Commission; amend KRS 42.4588 to direct that the Governorís Office for Local Development administer the single county Local Government Economic Development Fund; expand grant eligibility for single county LGEDF projects; amend various KRS sections to conform; repeal KRS 11.180 (Kentucky Appalachian Commission), KRS 11.182 (Membership), KRS 11.184 (Officers, Duties), KRS 147A.006 (Local Government Advisory Commission, KRS 147A.009 (Division of Flood Control), 147A.011 (Water Resource Development Commission), 151.560 (Flood Control Advisory Commission), 151.570 (Duties of Commission), and 154.33-020; provide directions to the reviser of statutes; confirm Governor's Reorganization Executive Order 2004-727, relating to the transfer of the administration of the single county coal fund to the Governor's Office for Local Development; confirm the portions of the Governor's Executive Order 2004-728, dated July 9, 2004, relating to the organization of the Office of the Governor, the renaming of the Department for Local Government, and the reorganization of the Governor's Office for Local Development, to the extent each order is not otherwise confirmed or superseded by this Act.

SB 136 - AMENDMENTS


     SFA (1, D. Kelly) - Make technical correction.

     HFA (1, J. Barrows) - Delete the provision that expanded grant eligibility for single county Local Government Economic Development Fund projects; restrict award of grants by the commissioner of the Governor's Office for Local Development pursuant to executive branch budget appropriations.

     HFA (2, J. Barrows) - Delete the provision that expanded grant eligibility for single county Local Government Economic Development Fund projects; restrict award of grants to a particular county by the commissioner of the Governor's Office for Local Development pursuant to executive branch budget appropriations for that particular county.

     Feb 7-introduced in Senate
     Feb 8-to State and Local Government (S)
     Feb 9-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 10-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 11, 2005
     Feb 11-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day; floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 14-3rd reading, passed 36-0 with floor amendment (1)
     Feb 15-received in House
     Feb 16-to State Government (H)
     Feb 18-posted in committee
     Feb 22-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 23-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 25-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 28, 2005
     Mar 1-floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 2-floor amendment (2) filed
     Mar 4-3rd reading, passed 95-0 with floor amendment (2); received in Senate
     Mar 8-posted for passage for concurrence in House floor amendment (2) on Tuesday, March 08, 2005; Senate refused to concur in House floor amendment (2); received in House; posted for passage for receding from House floor amendment (2); House refused to recede from floor amendment (2); Conference Committee and Free Conference appointed in House and Senate


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