06RS HB348


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HB 348 (BR 332) - S. Riggs, J. Fischer, D. Keene, P. Marcotte, R. Meeks, A. Simpson, S. Westrom, A. Wuchner

     AN ACT relating to the study of metropolitan and micropolitan issues.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 6 to establish the Metropolitan and Micropolitan Issues Committee as a permanent subcommittee of the Legislative Research Commission; outline the issues to be reviewed by and define the duties of the committee; provide for the appointment of seven legislative members from each chamber as specified; establish two-year terms for members and provide for vacancies; direct the members of each chamber to select a co-chair from their chamber; grant co-chairs joint responsibilities for setting meetings, approving meeting agendas, and presiding at meetings; require the committee to meet at least four times annually; require a majority of the entire membership to constitute a quorum; require a majority vote of the entire membership for all actions; and require members to be compensated for attendance as provided by KRS 7.090(3) and 7.110(5).


     HFA (1, S. Riggs) - Delete requirement that standing committee chairs serve as members, and require all members of the subcommittee to reside within a metropolitan or micropolitan area.

     Jan 12-introduced in House
     Jan 13-to Local Government (H)
     Jan 17-posted in committee
     Jan 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 25-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 26, 2006
     Feb 2-floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 28-3rd reading, passed 98-0 with floor amendment (1)
     Mar 1-received in Senate
     Mar 3-to State and Local Government (S)

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