00RS HB593


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HB 593/FN (BR 545) - G. Stumbo

     AN ACT relating to Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement compliance.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 15 to define "consent order;" establish the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement Compliance Advisory Board in the Department of Law; define the board's membership and duties; direct the Office of Attorney General to enter into a memorandum of agreement with specified state agencies to identify and report possible violations of the consent order agreed to in Commonwealth of Kentucky v. Philip Morris, Inc. et al; direct the board to notify the appropriate tobacco manufacturer of any alleged violation of the consent order and report to the Office of Attorney General any failures to respond or satisfactorily resolve the matter; confirm Department of Law Administrative Order 99-01, except for expiration of the order on June 30, 2000.

     Feb 7-introduced in House
     Feb 8-to Agriculture and Small Business (H)
     Feb 14-posted in committee
     Feb 17-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 18-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 22-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)
     Feb 28-posted in committee
     Mar 3-reported favorably, to Rules
     Mar 6-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 7, 2000
     Mar 8-3rd reading; returned to the Orders of the Day
     Mar 14-3rd reading, passed 96-0; received in Senate
     Mar 16-to Agriculture and Natural Resources (S)
     Mar 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 24-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 27, 2000
     Mar 27-3rd reading, passed 38-0
     Mar 28-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Apr 6-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 350)

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