06RS HB77


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HB 77 (BR 430) - M. Denham

     AN ACT relating to weights and measures.
     Create new section of KRS 363.520 to 363.850 to allow the Commissioner of the Department of Agriculture to promulgate regulations establishing fees for measuring internal moisture or density of bulk tobacco packages; amend KRS 363.510 to include instruments to measure internal moisture or density of bulk tobacco packages in the definition of "weights and measures."


     HFA (1, M. Denham) - Clarify that fees relating to inspecting tobacco moisture-testing devices are for devices used in testing unprocessed bulk tobacco; require that the owner or operator of the device pay the fee; clarify the conditions under which a tobacco moisture-testing device falls under the definition of "Weights and measures".

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Dec 7-To: Interim Joint Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources
     Jan 3-introduced in House; to Agriculture and Small Business (H)
     Jan 10-posted in committee
     Jan 19-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 20-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 24-floor amendment (1) filed
     Jan 25-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 26, 2006
     Mar 9-recommitted to Agriculture and Small Business (H)

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