House Bill 404

Actions | Amendments
Last Action returned to Committee on Committees (S)
Title AN ACT relating to energy project assessment districts.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1576
Sponsors J. Kay, K. Hall
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 65 to allow local governments to establish energy project assessment district programs in order to advance the efficient use of energy and water resources by allowing for energy projects to be financed by assessments imposed on only those properties participating in a program; define terms; establish the basic required parameters of a program; allow local governments to impose assessments on participating properties and provide the terms for the collection of the assessments, including the grant of senior tax lien status therefor; allow local governments to issue bonds for the financing of a program; prohibit a local government from imposing an assessment on property under a program, except upon the request of the owner of record; declare short title of the Act.
Index Headings of Original Version Local Mandate - Local government energy project assessments, allow for the imposition thereof
Fiscal Note - Local government energy project assessments, allow for the imposition thereof
Local Mandate - Local government energy project assessments, allow for the imposition thereof
Energy - Energy efficiency, promote the advancement thereof through local government assessment programs
Liens - Local government energy project assessments, establish senior tax lien status
Local Government - Energy project assessment district programs, allow for the creation of by local governments
Popular Names and Short Titles - Energy Project Assessment District Act
Sheriffs - Local government energy project assessments, collection thereof on the property tax bill
Taxation - Local government energy project assessments, allow for the imposition thereof
Taxation, Property - Local government energy project assessments, allow for the imposition thereof
Consolidated Local Governments - Energy project assessment district programs, allow for the creation of local governments
Bonds, Public - Energy project assessment district programs, allow local governments to bond for
Cities - Energy project assessment district programs, allow for the creation of local governments
Counties - Energy project assessment district programs, allow for the creation of local governments
Counties, Urban - Energy project assessment district programs, allow for the creation of local governments
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

Top | Amendments
02/19/14
  • introduced in House
02/20/14
  • to Tourism Development & Energy (H)
03/18/14
  • posted in committee
03/20/14
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
03/21/14
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • taken from Rules
  • placed in the Orders of the Day
03/24/14
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
03/25/14
  • 3rd reading, passed 64-32 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
03/26/14
  • received in Senate
  • taken from Committee on Committees (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Committee on Committees (S)

Proposed Amendments

Top | Actions
Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Summary Retain original provisions, except provide that no provision of this Act shall be interpreted to expand the statutory powers of eminent domain belonging to a local government, state agency, or private entity; clarify public purpose language; provide that any fees imposed on participating property owners by the local government shall not exceed the costs of services performed, and that the fees may also defray the costs incurred by various county offices relating to the collection of the assessments; provide that a local government may only engage financing to administer a program from certain financial institutions.
Index Headings Local Mandate - Local government energy project assessments, allow for the imposition thereof
Fiscal Note - Local government energy project assessments, allow for the imposition thereof
Local Mandate - Local government energy project assessments, allow for the imposition thereof
Energy - Energy efficiency, promote the advancement thereof through local government assessment programs
Liens - Local government energy project assessments, establish senior tax lien status
Local Government - Energy project assessment district programs, allow for the creation of by local governments
Popular Names and Short Titles - Energy Project Assessment District Act
Sheriffs - Local government energy project assessments, collection thereof on the property tax bill
Taxation - Local government energy project assessments, allow for the imposition thereof
Taxation, Property - Local government energy project assessments, allow for the imposition thereof
Consolidated Local Governments - Energy project assessment district programs, allow for the creation of local governments
Bonds, Public - Energy project assessment district programs, allow local governments to bond for
Cities - Energy project assessment district programs, allow for the creation of local governments
Counties - Energy project assessment district programs, allow for the creation of local governments
Counties, Urban - Energy project assessment district programs, allow for the creation of local governments

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor K. King
Summary Retain original provisions; provide that the terms and conditions of a program may not be retroactively amended by a local government in a way that affects existing assessments without the written consent of the affected property owner.
Index Headings Local Mandate - Local government energy project assessments, allow for the imposition thereof
Fiscal Note - Local government energy project assessments, allow for the imposition thereof
Local Mandate - Local government energy project assessments, allow for the imposition thereof
Energy - Energy efficiency, promote the advancement thereof through local government assessment programs
Liens - Local government energy project assessments, establish senior tax lien status
Local Government - Energy project assessment district programs, allow for the creation of by local governments
Popular Names and Short Titles - Energy Project Assessment District Act
Sheriffs - Local government energy project assessments, collection thereof on the property tax bill
Taxation - Local government energy project assessments, allow for the imposition thereof
Taxation, Property - Local government energy project assessments, allow for the imposition thereof
Consolidated Local Governments - Energy project assessment district programs, allow for the creation of local governments
Bonds, Public - Energy project assessment district programs, allow local governments to bond for
Cities - Energy project assessment district programs, allow for the creation of local governments
Counties - Energy project assessment district programs, allow for the creation of local governments
Counties, Urban - Energy project assessment district programs, allow for the creation of local governments

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