05RS SB66


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SB 66 (BR 885) - D. Kelly

     AN ACT relating to reorganization.
     Amend KRS 42.066 and various sections of KRS Chapter 229 and create new section of KRS Chapter 229 to abolish the Kentucky Athletic Commission and establish the Kentucky Boxing and Wrestling Authority; change existing language to conform; attach the authority to the Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet for administrative purposes; establish the authority's membership to consist of five appointees of the Governor including the cabinet secretary, one medical doctor, and one with no financial interest in the industry regulated; provide for one to serve as chair; establish position, duties, and responsibilities for the Governor-appointed executive director to handle agency's day-to-day operations; allow licenses approved by, and dates awarded by, the Kentucky Athletic Commission to remain in effect through December 31, 2005; define authority's duties and responsibilities regarding programs and incentives to promote tourism and boxing and wrestling athletic contests; confirm Executive Order 2005-002, dated January 4, 2005.

     Feb 1-introduced in Senate
     Feb 2-to Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations (S)
     Feb 8-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 9-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 10, 2005
     Feb 10-3rd reading, passed 34-0
     Feb 11-received in House
     Feb 14-to Licensing and Occupations (H)
     Feb 18-posted in committee
     Feb 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 24-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 25-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 28, 2005
     Feb 28-3rd reading, passed 88-2; received in Senate; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
     Mar 1-enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; delivered to Governor
     Mar 2-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 11)

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