04RS HB493


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HB 493 (BR 1754) - S. Nunn, B. Farmer, J. Haydon, M. Marzian, T. Riner

     AN ACT relating to nonsmoking in public areas of the Capitol and Capitol Annex.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 61 to restrict smoking in the Capitol and Capitol Annex to designated smoking areas; amend KRS 61.165 to conform.


     HFA (1, P. Clark) - Retain original provisions except add that Barren County shall use funds received from the Master Settlement Agreement for the purpose of establishing smoking lounges in the Capitol and Capitol Annex.

     HFA (2, S. Nunn) - Clarify definition of "public area" within which smoking in the Capitol and Capitol Annex is prohibited; specify that the governing authority of each branch of government may designate smoking areas in the Capitol and Capitol Annex for space allocated to and occupied by the respective branch.

     Feb 12-introduced in House
     Feb 13-to State Government (H)
     Feb 26-posted in committee
     Mar 2-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 3-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 8-floor amendment (1) withdrawn
     Mar 9-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 10, 2004
     Mar 10-floor amendment (2) filed
     Mar 16-3rd reading, passed 72-15 with floor amendment (2)
     Mar 17-received in Senate
     Mar 22-to State and Local Government (S)
     Mar 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 24-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 25, 2004
     Mar 25-3rd reading, passed 31-3; received in House
     Mar 26-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 7-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 72)

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