House Bill 83

Actions | Amendments
Last Action signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 6)
Title AN ACT relating to water districts.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 315
Sponsors B. Yonts, M. Denham, S. Riggs
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 74.020 to delete authorization for the county judge/executive to appoint two additional commissioners with approval of the fiscal court when two or more water districts merge; allow districts to extend into one or more adjacent counties; allow single and multicounty districts to acquire an existing or gas distribution system in more than one county without adding additional board members; allow the commission to elect a vice-chairman and any other assistants; allow two or more offices to be held by the same person, except for the chairman; delete requirement that the commissioner's surety bond be approved by the county judge/executive; amend KRS 74.030 to delete requirement for the county attorney to serve as general counsel to the water commission and allow the commission to hire legal counsel; amend KRS 74.040 to allow the commission to hire a chief executive officer and to pay a salary to the chief executive officer; amend 74.050 to require the treasurer to keep records of receipts and disbursements in accordance with the Uniform System of Accounts for utilities and execute a surety bond whose amount is determined by the commission; amend 74.070 to delete the authorization for the commission to acquire, install works, and operate a water system for any district; require all corporate authority be vested within the water commission and the affairs of the water district to fall under the commission; allow the commission to adopt bylaws not inconsistent with KRS Chapter 74; amend KRS 74.110 to require notice of a petition to change the territorial boundaries of a water district in accordance with KRS Chapter 424 and notice to any water district that will be affected; amend KRS 74.330 to extend the bond issues from 30 to 40 years; amend KRS 74.361 to allow current water commissioners to continue to serve even after a merger of a water district, regardless of their term of expiration, for one year; amend KRS 74.363 to conform to allow water commissioners to continue to serve even after a merger and delete requirement for the county judge/executive to approve the number of commissioners following the merger; determine the number of commissioners in the merger documents; delete the formula for commissioners in a resulting district of two or more counties; amend KRS 65.060, 65.805, 74.407, 74.370, 76.005, 76.242, 220.010, and 220.554 to conform; repeal KRS 74.250 and KRS 74.416.
Index Headings of Original Version Cities - Water districts, extension and formation of
Counties - Water districts, extension and formation of
Courts, Fiscal - Water districts, extension and formation of
Environment and Conservation - Water districts, extension and formation of
Local Government - Water districts, extension and formation of
Public Utilities - Water districts, extension and formation of
Public Works - Water districts, extension and formation of
Sewer Systems - Water districts, extension and formation of
Special Districts - Water districts, extension and formation of
Water Supply - Water districts, extension and formation of
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

Top | Amendments
11/16/07
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/08/08
  • introduced in House
  • to Local Government (H)
01/15/08
  • posted in committee
01/22/08
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
01/23/08
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
01/24/08
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, January 25, 2008
01/25/08
  • 3rd reading, passed 90-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
01/28/08
  • received in Senate
01/30/08
  • to Agriculture & Natural Resources (S)
02/28/08
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
  • floor amendment (1) filed
02/29/08
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/03/08
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 5, 2008
03/05/08
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (1) withdrawn
  • passed 38-0
  • received in House
03/07/08
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
04/01/08
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/07/08
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 6)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Delete new language in Section 8 requiring written notice to a water district if a proposed change will affect its existing territorial boundaries.
Index Headings Cities - Water districts, extension and formation of
Counties - Water districts, extension and formation of
Courts, Fiscal - Water districts, extension and formation of
Environment and Conservation - Water districts, extension and formation of
Local Government - Water districts, extension and formation of
Public Utilities - Water districts, extension and formation of
Public Works - Water districts, extension and formation of
Sewer Systems - Water districts, extension and formation of
Special Districts - Water districts, extension and formation of
Water Supply - Water districts, extension and formation of

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor A. Koenig
Summary Amend Section 6 to clarify that a water district commissioner serving as a commission treasurer shall be eligible for up to $200 per year in additional compensation for his or her services as treasurer.
Index Headings Cities - Water districts, extension and formation of
Counties - Water districts, extension and formation of
Courts, Fiscal - Water districts, extension and formation of
Environment and Conservation - Water districts, extension and formation of
Local Government - Water districts, extension and formation of
Public Utilities - Water districts, extension and formation of
Public Works - Water districts, extension and formation of
Sewer Systems - Water districts, extension and formation of
Special Districts - Water districts, extension and formation of
Water Supply - Water districts, extension and formation of

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor D. Thayer
Summary Prohibit sanitary sewer systems from charging unserved customers rates for the portion of the sewer system which provides for the management, conveyance, storage, treatment or disposal of storm water.
Index Headings Cities - Water districts, extension and formation of
Counties - Water districts, extension and formation of
Courts, Fiscal - Water districts, extension and formation of
Environment and Conservation - Water districts, extension and formation of
Local Government - Water districts, extension and formation of
Public Utilities - Water districts, extension and formation of
Public Works - Water districts, extension and formation of
Sewer Systems - Water districts, extension and formation of
Special Districts - Water districts, extension and formation of
Water Supply - Water districts, extension and formation of

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