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SB 185 (BR 511) - D. Kelly, E. Worley

     AN ACT relating to reorganization.
     Amend various sections of the Kentucky Revised Statutes to rename the Commerce Cabinet the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet; rename various offices within the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet; establish the Office of Research and Administration and the Office of the Sports Authority within the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet; abolish the Office of Information Technology and transfer all personnel, funds, and records to the Office of Research and Administration; abolish the Martin Luther King Commission administratively attached to the Commerce Cabinet and establish it within the Governor's Office of Minority Empowerment; rename the Department of Tourism the Kentucky Department of Travel; establish the Resort Parks Division and the Recreational Parks and Historic Sites Division within the Department of Parks; abolish the Eastern Parks Division, the Southern Parks Division, and the Western Parks Division; abolish the Office of Energy Policy from the Commerce Cabinet; confirm Executive Order 2008-516, dated June 6, 2008.


     SCA (1, A. Kerr) - Make technical corrections.

     Feb 13-introduced in Senate; to Economic Development, Tourism & Labor (S)
     Feb 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with committee amendment (1)
     Feb 25-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 2-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 2, 2009; 3rd reading, passed 37-0 with committee amendment (1)
     Mar 3-received in House
     Mar 6-to State Government (H)
     Mar 9-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to State Government (H); posting waived
     Mar 10-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules as a Consent Bill; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 11, 2009
     Mar 11-3rd reading, passed 99-0; received in Senate; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 17-signed by Governor (Act ch. 16)

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