05RS HB375


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HB 375/LM (BR 936) - D. Horlander

     AN ACT relating to legal publications.
     Amend KRS 91A.040 to change auditor's requirements for city audits; allow local governments to publish a legal advertisement announcing the audit and its findings; permit local governments to publish components of the audit on the Internet; allow audit report to be inspected by public during normal business hours; amend KRS 424.130 to permit counties other than those containing a city of the first class or a consolidated local government to publish delinquent taxes on the Internet, in lieu of newspaper publication; amend KRS 424.220 to allow cities, counties, and special districts to publish financial statements on the Internet; amend KRS 424.330 to permit sheriffs and cities to publish lists of uncollectible delinquent taxes on the Internet.


     HCS/LM - Retain the original provisions of the bill; require audit reports to be on city-affiliated Internet Web site; city clerk to attest to posting of information; clarify language as to publication alternatives; require cities and counties to post certain information on a on city- or county-affiliated Internet Web site; make provisions for updating of posted information; establish minimum posting time; require county treasurer to attest that information has been posted to Internet Web site; establish requirements for sheriffs in posting delinquent taxes; establish requirements for cities to post delinquent taxes.

     Feb 9-introduced in House
     Feb 10-to Local Government (H)
     Feb 11-posted in committee
     Feb 17-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 18-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 22-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 23, 2005
     Feb 23-3rd reading, defeated 44-45 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 24-bill reconsidered; placed in the Orders of the Day
     Feb 25-passed 44-42 with Committee Substitute; received in Senate
     Feb 28-to State and Local Government (S)
     Mar 1-taken from committee; laid on clerk's desk; taken from clerk's desk; 1st reading; returned to State and Local Government (S)
     Mar 8-taken from committee; laid on clerk's desk; taken from clerk's desk; 2nd reading; returned to State and Local Government (S)

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