04RS HB109


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HB 109 (BR 331) - R. Meeks

     AN ACT relating to interlocal agreements.
     Create a new section KRS 65.182 to 65.190 establishing a further method for the abolition of taxing districts; make provisions for notice, a public hearing, burden of proof requirements, and the district's legal obligations; create a new section of KRS Chapter 174 to establish the intercounty road maintenance fund; establish funding mechanism; establish purposes and funding requirements and limitations; grant authority to promulgate administrative regulations for the administration of fund; set timeline for distribution; amend KRS 65.260 to grant Department for Local Government primary review for all interlocal agreements involving cities, counties, charter counties, urban-county governments, consolidated local governments, sheriffs, and special districts; make the Department for Local Government responsible for the initial review of any interlocal agreement where one party is a city, county, charter county, urban-county government, consolidated local government, sheriff, or a special district; require that the Department for Local Government establish a log of all submitted interlocal agreements, and establish criteria for log, require that the Department for Local Government create a document, electronic or published, that explains the benefits of interlocal agreements and the procedures for their creation; amend KRS 147A.021 to include explanation of the benefits of interlocal agreements as one of the duties of the Department for Local Government.


     HCS (1) - Retain provisions of original bill; amend Section 2 to allow fund established to lapse; create new section to declare an emergency to exist and to declare the provisions of the bill to become effective July 1, 2004.

     HCS (2) - Retain provisions of HCS 2, except amend Section 1 to require taxing districts approve their dissolution and require a vote by the subscribers approving their dissolution, and to exempt Chapter 75 fire departments from the dissolution procedures.

     HCA (1/Title, R. Meeks) - Make title amendment.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 6-introduced in House; to Local Government (H)
     Jan 14-posted in committee
     Jan 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Jan 21-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 22-recommitted to Local Government (H)
     Jan 27-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (2)
     Jan 28-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 29, 2004
     Mar 23-taken from the Regular Orders of the Day; recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)

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