00RS HB295


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HB 295/FN (BR 1099) - M. Weaver, R. Damron, J. Adams, Ro. Adams, W. Allen, H. Anderson, E. Ballard, J. Barrows, S. Baugh, C. Belcher, K. Bratcher, T. Burch, J. Callahan, M. Cherry, L. Clark, B. Colter, B. Crall, J. Fischer, G. Graham, J. Haydon, B. Heleringer, C. Hoffman, J. Lee, T. McKee, C. Miller, H. Moberly, S. Riggs, D. Sims, J. Stacy, K. Stein, J. Stewart, G. Stumbo, C. Walton, J. Wayne, R. Webb, S. Westrom, R. Wilkey, P. Worthington

     AN ACT relating to homeless veterans.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 36 to create a Kentucky Homeless Veterans Program in the Department of Veterans' Affairs; require a network of various service providers; specify mission of the program; specify persons to be served; specify the components of the program to be advocacy and public awareness, information services, technical assistance, and facilities; permit acceptance and expenditure of appropriations, as well as moneys from any source, including donations and grants.


     HCS/FN - Retain the original provisions; require that a Homeless Veterans Service Coordinating Committee be established; require membership of the committee be comprised of representatives from public and private agencies who provide services that may be used by homeless veterans; require the commissioner of the Department of Veterans' Affairs to designate the agencies which shall be represented on the committee; provide that if HB 139 becomes law, the provisions of the Act shall be codified into KRS Chapter 40.

     Jan 7-introduced in House
     Jan 10-to Seniors, Military Affairs and Public Safety (H)
     Jan 28-posted in committee
     Feb 2-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 3-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 4-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)
     Feb 7-posting waived
     Feb 8-reported favorably, to Rules with original Committee Substitute ; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 9, 2000
     Feb 10-3rd reading, passed 99-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 14-received in Senate
     Feb 16-to State and Local Government (S)
     Feb 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 24-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 25-moved from Consent; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 29, 2000
     Feb 29-3rd reading, passed 37-0
     Mar 1-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Mar 9-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 98)

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