04RS HB369


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HB 369 (BR 1355) - H. Collins, K. Hall

     AN ACT relating to on-site sewage disposal system permits.
     Amend KRS 211.350 to provide a 15-day timeline for local health departments to respond to requests for on-site sewage disposal system evaluations and permit approval; provide owners with information necessary to obtain permits, and forward permit evaluation and permit documentation to the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet if a surface discharge is involved; amend KRS 211.380 to provide for 15-day response to requests for alternative systems if site fails to meet criteria for septic tank system if system requires surface discharge, require local health departments to forward documentation to agency providing permits for systems involving surface discharge; amend KRS 318.134 to provide 15-day timeline for response to requests for plumbing installation permits.


     HCS - Retain original provisions; specify that the 15-day timelines for agency response shall be 15 "working" days.

     HFA (1, C. Belcher) - Changes 15-day timeline for Health Department approval/disapproval to provide for an extension if cause for delay due to inclement weather can be shown.

     HFA (2, R. Damron) - In Section 1, delete provisions relating to denial of a permit application submitted by a licensed engineer, provide for an extension of the 15-day timeline for local health department response in cases of inclement weather.

     Jan 26-introduced in House
     Jan 27-to Natural Resources and Environment (H)
     Feb 2-posted in committee
     Feb 6-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 9-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 10, 2004
     Feb 10-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 11-floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 12-3rd reading, passed 93-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2)
     Feb 13-received in Senate
     Feb 19-to Agriculture and Natural Resources (S)

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