04RS HB320


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HB 320 (BR 1308) - S. Nunn

     AN ACT relating to public contracts.
     Amend KRS 45A.690 to include municipal corporations which exercise authority or provide services on a statewide or multicounty basis as contracting bodies subject to the government contracts review process; amend sections of KRS Chapters 56, 96, 148, 151B, 153.33, 154.50, 154.47, 154.85, 154A, 164A, 175, 198A, 224A, 247, 248, 251, 262, and 342 to require contracts made by or on behalf of the following entities to be in writing: Central State Hospital Recovery Authority, waterworks corporation in a city of the first class or consolidated local government, Appalachian/Kentucky Artisans Gateway Center Authority, Kentucky Assistive Technology Loan Corporation, East Kentucky Corporation, Red Fox Tri-County Cooperative Corporation, Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center Corporation, Kentucky Wood Products Competitiveness Corporation, West Kentucky Corporation, Kentucky Lottery Corporation, Kentucky Higher Education Student Loan Corporation, Turnpike Authority of Kentucky, Kentucky Housing Corporation, Kentucky Infrastructure Authority, Kentucky Agricultural Finance Corporation, Kentucky Tobacco Settlement Trust Corporation. Kentucky Grain Insurance Corporation, Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easement Corporation, and Kentucky Employers' Mutual Insurance Authority; require personal service contracts and memoranda of agreement of the entities to be subject to the government contracts review process.


     HCS - Exempt certain entities related to Kentucky higher education from the definition of memorandum of agreement in KRS 45A.690.

     HFA (1, S. Nunn) - Exempts Louisville Water Authority from requirement that contracts be in writing and from certain requirements set out in KRS 45A.690 to 45A.725; remove the exemption for the Kentucky Higher Education Student Loan Corporation, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Kentucky Affordable Prepaid Tuition, and the Kentucky Educational Savings Plan Trust; require contracts to be in writing and in compliance with KRS 45A.690 to 45A.725.

     Jan 20-introduced in House
     Jan 21-to State Government (H)
     Feb 26-posted in committee
     Mar 2-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 3-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 8-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 9, 2004
     Mar 23-taken from the Regular Orders of the Day; recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)

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