House Bill 536

Actions | Amendments
Last Action reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute
Title AN ACT relating to outdoor advertising devices.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 1908
Sponsors J. Bell, W. Stone, H. Collins, R. Crimm, T. Edmonds, J. Gooch Jr., K. Hall, J. Hoover, D. Sims, A. Smith, F. Steele, T. Turner
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS 177.830 to 177.890 to exempt certain billboards carrying noncommercial messages to be exempt from state permitting authority; set standards for qualifying for exemption; amend KRS 177.990 to make a technical correction.
Index Headings of Original Version Advertising - Billboards, exempt certain noncommercial message signs from regulation
Highways, Streets, and Bridges - Billboards, exempt certain noncommercial message signs from regulation
Land Use - Billboards, exempt certain noncommercial message signs from regulation
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
Senate Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/26/10
  • introduced in House
03/04/10
  • to Tourism Development & Energy (H)
03/09/10
  • posted in committee
03/11/10
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
03/12/10
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/15/10
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 16, 2010
03/23/10
  • 3rd reading, passed 80-16 with Committee Substitute
  • received in Senate
03/24/10
  • taken from committee
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Committee on Committees (S)
  • to Transportation (S)
03/25/10
  • taken from committee
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Transportation (S)
03/26/10
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Create new section of KRS 177.840 to 177.890 to define criteria for exemption from Department of Highways permitting requirements that shall not be deemed a violation of KRS 177.830 to 177.890; if the advertising device does not display a commercial message, does not encroach upon right-of-way of any public highway, is not a prohibited advertising device under KRS 177.863(1), complies with size limitations of KRS 177.863(3), complies with lighting restrictions of KRS 177.863(4), complies with any local zoning or land use ordinances, and was in place on or after January 1, 2010; define "commercial message" as an advertisement of a message that provides information about a product or service for sale; specify that no provision therein prohibits noncommercial messages on any lawfully erected display, including on-premise displays.
Index Headings Advertising - Billboards, exempt certain noncommercial message signs from regulation
Highways, Streets, and Bridges - Billboards, exempt certain noncommercial message signs from regulation
Land Use - Billboards, exempt certain noncommercial message signs from regulation

Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Amend Section 1 to apply only to billboards that were in existence on January 1, 2010; add new sections to establish a pilot vegetation maintenance program which allows for vegetation maintenance permits to be issued to owners of selected billboards; set forth standards and requirements for the pilot program; require that all cost of vegetation maintenance be borne by the sign owner; establish permit procedures and fees; set forth duties and responsibilities of the Transportation Cabinet; amend KRS 177.830 to define terms; amend KRS 177.990 to provide penalties for violations; identify the specific billboards eligible for inclusion into the program.
Index Headings Advertising - Billboards, exempt certain noncommercial message signs from regulation
Highways, Streets, and Bridges - Billboards, exempt certain noncommercial message signs from regulation
Land Use - Billboards, exempt certain noncommercial message signs from regulation

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