06RS SB224


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SB 224 (BR 1438) - G. Tapp

     AN ACT relating to the Office of Housing, Buildings and Construction and its related boards and committees.
     Amend KRS 198B.020 to indicate that any administrative regulations promulgated by the Board of Housing, Buildings and Construction for other than internal business are subject to new review and comment procedures; amend KRS 198B.030 to require the Office of Housing, Buildings and Construction to receive the comments of the relevant related board before promulgating administrative regulations if the subject matter of the regulation directly and clearly relates to the work of those regulated by the related board; limit approval time for related boards to 60 days for ordinary regulations and 30 days for emergency regulations, with the related board being given an opportunity to review and comment and with power reverting back to the office once the time lapses; declare that, in the event another section relating to the office's regulatory authority conflicts with the new procedure, the new procedure takes precedence; require that the written comments of any related board be attached to any public submission of the regulation, including any filing under KRS Chapter 13A; direct that the powers and limitations on the office's regulatory procedures also apply to the executive director; amend KRS 198B.040 to create an identical regulatory procedure process for the housing, buildings and construction board as that created for the office and the executive director, except that the board's rules also apply to changes to the Uniform State Building Code; amend KRS 198B.050 and 198B.080 to direct that the new regulatory process for the board applies to changes or amendments to the Uniform State Building Code; amend KRS 227.300, relating to fire prevention and protection, KRS 227.530 and 227A.040, relating to electricians, KRS 227.605, relating to mobile homes and recreational vehicles, KRS 236.030, relating to boiler and pressure vessel safety; and KRS 318.077 and 318.130, relating to plumbers, to conform with the new procedures for the promulgation of housing, buildings, and construction administrative regulations.


     SCS - Retain original provisions, except delete Sections 4, 5, and 8; remove reference to Uniform State Building Code from new language in Section 3; amend KRS 227.560 to exempt the Manufactured Home Certification and Licensure Board from the new provisions establishing the review and comment procedure for administrative regulations.

     Feb 24-introduced in Senate
     Feb 28-to Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations (S)
     Mar 7-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 8-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 9, 2006
     Mar 9-3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 10-received in House
     Mar 13-to State Government (H)
     Mar 16-posted in committee
     Mar 21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 22-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 23-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 24, 2006
     Apr 10-3rd reading, passed 93-0; received in Senate
     Apr 12-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 25-became law without Governor's signature (Acts ch. 256)

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