House Bill 537

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Last Action received in House
Title AN ACT relating to implementation of the state's comprehensive energy strategy.
Bill Documents Bill
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Bill Request Number 1419
Sponsor R. Adkins
Summary of Original Version Establish a Renewable and Efficiency Portfolio Standard and set goals; create Energy Education workgroup; create Alternative Transportation Fuel Standard with goals for use of non-traditional fuels; create carbon management legal issues study group; amend KRS 141.422 to increase cellulosic ethanol tax credit cap from $5 million to $10 million and add algae-derived fuel to definition of 'biodiesel'; amend KRS 141.423 to provide higher tax credit for biodiesel produced from algae than from other feedstocks; amend KRS 141.4244 to increase tax credit for cellulosic ethanol from $1 to $2 per gallon; amend KRS 141.4248 to apportion excess ethanol tax credit; amend KRS 152.715 and 154.27-020 to make projects extracting crude oil from oil shale or tar sands eligible for tax credits currently available to alternative transportation fuel projects.
Index Headings of Original Version Fiscal Note - Biofuel blends, tax credits
Energy - Alternative and renewable fuels, efficiency, carbon management
Fuel - Alternative and renewable, transportation
Oil and Natural Gas - Biofuel blends, tax credits
Taxation - Biofuel blends, tax credits
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Committee Amendment 1
Senate Committee Amendment 2
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
Senate Floor Amendment 3
Votes Vote History

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02/23/09
  • introduced in House
02/24/09
  • to Tourism Development & Energy (H)
02/25/09
  • posting waived
  • posted in committee
02/26/09
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
02/27/09
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 2, 2009
03/02/09
  • 3rd reading, passed 95-0 with Committee Substitute
03/03/09
  • received in Senate
03/05/09
  • to Natural Resources and Energy (S)
03/09/09
  • taken from committee
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Natural Resources and Energy (S)
  • reported favorably, to Calendar as a Consent Bill
  • floor amendments (1) (2) and (3-title) filed
03/10/09
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/13/09
  • returned to Natural Resources and Energy (S)
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendments (1) and (2-title)
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for
  • floor amendments (1) (2) and (3-title) withdrawn
  • 3rd reading, passed 37-1 with Committee Substitute, committee amendments (1) and (2-title)
  • received in House

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Summary Retain most original provisions; restore existing annual cellulosic ethanol tax credit cap in KRS 141.422; delete section amending KRS 141.4244 raising the credit rate on cellulosic ethanol; add effective date for remaining tax sections.
Index Headings Fiscal Note - Biofuel blends, tax credits
Energy - Alternative and renewable fuels, efficiency, carbon management
Fuel - Alternative and renewable, transportation
Oil and Natural Gas - Biofuel blends, tax credits
Taxation - Biofuel blends, tax credits

Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Summary Retain original provisions of HB 537/GA; attach provisions of SB 138/HCS; attach provisions of SJR 67/GA; attach provisions of SB 13/GA; attach provision to require the Public Service Commission to determine the impact of wastes on low-level radioactive waste disposal facilities prior to issuing a certificate of need; make technical corrections.
Index Headings Fiscal Note - Biofuel blends, tax credits
Energy - Alternative and renewable fuels, efficiency, carbon management
Fuel - Alternative and renewable, transportation
Oil and Natural Gas - Biofuel blends, tax credits
Taxation - Biofuel blends, tax credits

Amendment Senate Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor T. Jensen
Summary Retain original provisions except section amending KRS 141.4248, relating to ethanol tax credits, which is restored to existing language; add Commissioner of Agriculture to Energy Education Workgroup; revise matters which shall be addressed by the carbon management legal issues study group; make technical corrections.
Index Headings Fiscal Note - Biofuel blends, tax credits
Energy - Alternative and renewable fuels, efficiency, carbon management
Fuel - Alternative and renewable, transportation
Oil and Natural Gas - Biofuel blends, tax credits
Taxation - Biofuel blends, tax credits

Amendment Senate Committee Amendment 2
Sponsor R. Stivers II
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Fiscal Note - Biofuel blends, tax credits
Energy - Alternative and renewable fuels, efficiency, carbon management
Fuel - Alternative and renewable, transportation
Oil and Natural Gas - Biofuel blends, tax credits
Taxation - Biofuel blends, tax credits

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor R. Stivers II
Summary Retain original provisions except delete section amending KRS 141.4248, relating to ethanol tax credits, add Commissioner of Agriculture to Energy Education Workgroup; revise matters which shall be addressed by the carbon management legal issues study group; make technical corrections.
Index Headings Fiscal Note - Biofuel blends, tax credits
Energy - Alternative and renewable fuels, efficiency, carbon management
Fuel - Alternative and renewable, transportation
Oil and Natural Gas - Biofuel blends, tax credits
Taxation - Biofuel blends, tax credits

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor B. Leeper
Summary Attach provisions of SB 13/GA to HB 537/GA.
Index Headings Fiscal Note - Biofuel blends, tax credits
Energy - Alternative and renewable fuels, efficiency, carbon management
Fuel - Alternative and renewable, transportation
Oil and Natural Gas - Biofuel blends, tax credits
Taxation - Biofuel blends, tax credits

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor B. Leeper
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Fiscal Note - Biofuel blends, tax credits
Energy - Alternative and renewable fuels, efficiency, carbon management
Fuel - Alternative and renewable, transportation
Oil and Natural Gas - Biofuel blends, tax credits
Taxation - Biofuel blends, tax credits

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