House Bill 325

Actions | Amendments
Last Action received in Senate
Title AN ACT relating to entities that represent a statewide association of local governments.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1235
Sponsors A. Simpson, S. Riggs, J. Bell, L. Clark, J. Crenshaw, B. Damron, J. Fischer, K. Flood, D. Floyd, J. Glenn, D. Graham, J. Greer, M. Harmon, R. Henderson, C. Hoffman, B. Housman, J. Jenkins, D. Keene, T. Kerr, A. Koenig, J. Lee, S. Lee, T. McKee, T. Moore, R. Palumbo, T. Riner, S. Santoro, K. Sinnette, F. Steele, W. Stone, T. Thompson, D. Watkins, A. Webb-Edgington, R. Weston, A. Wuchner
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 65 to define "public entity" as any organization that represents a statewide association of local government, whose members are city or county governments, and in which a majority of the governing body are mayors, county judges/executive, or other elected officials; define "affiliated organization" as any incorporated or unincorporated organization staffed, managed, or administered by a public entity; establish fiduciary and internal operations requirements for public entities; require entities and affiliated organizations to adopt a code of ethics and set minimum requirements for the code; require that public entities and affiliated organizations comply with open records and meeting laws; require a public entity and affiliated organization to employ a CPA or the Auditor of Public Accounts to perform a required audit; specify requirements for the audit conducted by a CPA; set powers of the Auditor of Public Accounts relative to auditing public entities.
Index Headings of Original Version Local Government - Organizations composed of city and county officials, accountability requirements
Ethics - Organizations composed of city and county officials, accountability requirements
Public Records and Reports - Organizations composed of city and county officials, open records requirements
Public Officers and Employees - Organizations composed of city and county officials, accountability requirements
Local Mandate - Organizations composed of city and county officials, accountability requirements
Counties - Organizations composed of county officials, fiduciary, accountability, and ethical requirements
Cities - Organizations composed of city officials, fiduciary, accountability, and ethical requirements
Financial Responsibility - Organizations composed of city and county officials, fiduciary and accountability requirements
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Committee Amendment 1
Senate Committee Amendment 2
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/26/10
  • introduced in House
01/28/10
  • to Local Government (H)
02/01/10
  • posted in committee
02/10/10
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
02/11/10
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 12, 2010
02/12/10
  • 3rd reading, passed 95-0 with Committee Substitute
02/16/10
  • received in Senate
02/18/10
  • to State & Local Government (S)
03/19/10
  • taken from committee
  • 1st reading
  • returned to State & Local Government (S)
03/23/10
  • taken from committee
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to State & Local Government (S)
03/25/10
  • reported favorably, to Rules
  • floor amendment (1) filed
03/29/10
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 29, 2010
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
04/01/10
  • taken from the Regular Orders of the Day
  • recommitted to State & Local Government (S)
  • reported favorably, to Rules as a Consent bill with Committee Substitute, committee amendments (1-title) and (2)
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, April 1, 2010
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (1) withdrawn
  • passed 33-3 with Committee Substitute, committee amendments (1-title) and (2)
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
04/14/10
  • taken from Rules Committee
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute, committee amendments (1-title) and (2)
  • House refused to concur in Senate Committee Substitute, committee amendments (1-title) and (2)
  • received in Senate

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Summary Retain original provisions of the bill, but clarify in Section 1 that the officials are locally elected; amend Section 2 to provide that the procurement policy that must be adhered to is the provisions of the local government procurement code, KRS 45A.345 to 45A.460, with provisions for a transparent, competitive selection process for licensed professional services, bond underwriting and bond counsel services, as well as financial and insurance products and services; amend Section 4 to provide that the public entity and its affiliated organizations establish a regular schedule of meetings, to provide conditions for allowing a telephonic conference call for special or emergency meetings, and to clarify that the open records exemptions relating to a fraud investigation refer to a fraudulent insurance claim as well as clarifying that the exemption is not to be considered to affect the rights of parties in a civil or criminal action to get copies of records pursuant to the rules of discovery; amend Section 5 to delete language relating to a management review as a requirement of the public entity and its affiliated organizations in regard to the annual audit that they must perform; make various technical corrections in bill.
Index Headings Local Government - Organizations composed of city and county officials, accountability requirements
Ethics - Organizations composed of city and county officials, accountability requirements
Public Records and Reports - Organizations composed of city and county officials, open records requirements
Public Officers and Employees - Organizations composed of city and county officials, accountability requirements
Local Mandate - Organizations composed of city and county officials, accountability requirements
Counties - Organizations composed of county officials, fiduciary, accountability, and ethical requirements
Cities - Organizations composed of city officials, fiduciary, accountability, and ethical requirements
Financial Responsibility - Organizations composed of city and county officials, fiduciary and accountability requirements

Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Amend HB 325/GA to reclassify the cities of Guthrie in Todd County, Junction City in Boyle County, and Midway in Woodford County from cities of the fifth class to cities of the fourth class; reclassify the city of Sadieville in Scott County from a city of the sixth class to a city of the fifth class.
Index Headings Local Government - Organizations composed of city and county officials, accountability requirements
Ethics - Organizations composed of city and county officials, accountability requirements
Public Records and Reports - Organizations composed of city and county officials, open records requirements
Public Officers and Employees - Organizations composed of city and county officials, accountability requirements
Local Mandate - Organizations composed of city and county officials, accountability requirements
Counties - Organizations composed of county officials, fiduciary, accountability, and ethical requirements
Cities - Organizations composed of city officials, fiduciary, accountability, and ethical requirements
Financial Responsibility - Organizations composed of city and county officials, fiduciary and accountability requirements

Amendment Senate Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor D. Thayer
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Local Government - Organizations composed of city and county officials, accountability requirements
Ethics - Organizations composed of city and county officials, accountability requirements
Public Records and Reports - Organizations composed of city and county officials, open records requirements
Public Officers and Employees - Organizations composed of city and county officials, accountability requirements
Local Mandate - Organizations composed of city and county officials, accountability requirements
Counties - Organizations composed of county officials, fiduciary, accountability, and ethical requirements
Cities - Organizations composed of city officials, fiduciary, accountability, and ethical requirements
Financial Responsibility - Organizations composed of city and county officials, fiduciary and accountability requirements

Amendment Senate Committee Amendment 2
Sponsor D. Thayer
Summary Retain original provisions, except transfer the City of Wurtland in Greenup County from a sixth to a fifth class of cities.
Index Headings Local Government - Organizations composed of city and county officials, accountability requirements
Ethics - Organizations composed of city and county officials, accountability requirements
Public Records and Reports - Organizations composed of city and county officials, open records requirements
Public Officers and Employees - Organizations composed of city and county officials, accountability requirements
Local Mandate - Organizations composed of city and county officials, accountability requirements
Counties - Organizations composed of county officials, fiduciary, accountability, and ethical requirements
Cities - Organizations composed of city officials, fiduciary, accountability, and ethical requirements
Financial Responsibility - Organizations composed of city and county officials, fiduciary and accountability requirements

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor D. Thayer
Summary Retain original provisions of the bill; add requirement that the governing body of a public entity and affiliated organizations shall provide a Web site by January 1, 2011, allowing citizens Internet access to substantial and substantive financial data about expenditures, require the Web site to be updated at least on a monthly basis, and describe information to be placed on the Web site.
Index Headings Local Government - Organizations composed of city and county officials, accountability requirements
Ethics - Organizations composed of city and county officials, accountability requirements
Public Records and Reports - Organizations composed of city and county officials, open records requirements
Public Officers and Employees - Organizations composed of city and county officials, accountability requirements
Local Mandate - Organizations composed of city and county officials, accountability requirements
Counties - Organizations composed of county officials, fiduciary, accountability, and ethical requirements
Cities - Organizations composed of city officials, fiduciary, accountability, and ethical requirements
Financial Responsibility - Organizations composed of city and county officials, fiduciary and accountability requirements

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