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HJR 119/FN (BR 1216) - R. Webb

     Direct the Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations requiring the development of Emergency Action Plans for high hazard potential dams in the Commonwealth.


     HCS/FN - Retain original provisions of HJR 119; make technical corrections; state that impoundments under the jurisdiction of KRS Chapter 350 are regulated by the Department of Natural Resources exclusively; state that local, state, and federal emergency management and Homeland security are trained in emergency evacuation procedures; require within 180 days of the effective date of the Act that impoundments regulated under KRS 350 file only emergency action plans to the Department for Natural Resources; require that utilities regulated under KRS Chapter 278 that have impoundments file an emergency action plan with the Department of Environmental Protection; specify that emergency action plans perform downstream directional mapping rather than inundation mapping; and allow for use of USGS topographic mapping in addition to aerial mapping and geographic information systems for preparing mapping.

     SFA (1, T. Jensen) - Make technical correction to delete "administrative."

     SFA (2, K. Stein) - Require owners of high hazard coal slurry and ash impoundments to file emergency action plans for review and approval.

     SFA (3, R. Jones II) - Delete original provisions of HJR 119 and replace with all sections of SJR 37.

     Feb 10-introduced in House
     Feb 11-to Natural Resources & Environment (H)
     Feb 23-posted in committee
     Feb 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 27-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 3, 2009
     Mar 3-3rd reading, adopted 100-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 4-received in Senate
     Mar 6-to Natural Resources and Energy (S)
     Mar 9-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Natural Resources and Energy (S); reported favorably, to Calendar as a Consent Bill
     Mar 10-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendments (1) (2) and (3) filed

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