00RS HB249


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HB 249/FN (BR 1170) - J. Lee, L. Clark

     AN ACT relating to procurement authority.
     Amend KRS 45A.100 to increase from $20,000 to $40,000 the cost of construction projects and purchases for which the Finance and Administration Cabinet, state institutions of higher education, and the legislative branch may use small purchase procedures; amend KRS 56.491 to increase from $125,000 to $200,000 a state agency's capital construction project expenditure requiring prior approval of the Finance and Administration Cabinet.


     HFA (1, M. Treesh) - Amend KRS 424.260 to increase from $10,000 to $20,000 the minimum expenditure above which local governments are required to make newspaper advertisement for bids.
     SCS/FN - Retain the original provisions; amend KRS 154.47-045 to provide that the Finance and Administration Cabinet provide the Kentucky Wood Products Competitiveness Corporation with a monthly list of state projects in excess of $50,000 and request a list of suggested vendors from the list when the secondary wood products are in excess of $50,000.

     Jan 4-introduced in House
     Jan 5-to State Government (H)
     Jan 13-posted in committee
     Jan 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 19-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 20, 2000
     Jan 20-floor amendment (1) filed
     Jan 21-3rd reading, passed 95-2 with floor amendment (1)
     Jan 24-received in Senate
     Jan 26-to Appropriations and Revenue (S)
     Feb 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 16-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 18-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 24, 2000
     Feb 24-3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 25-received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute
     Mar 21-House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 92-0
     Mar 23-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Mar 29-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 225)

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