House Bill 339

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/21/19: signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 044)
Title AN ACT relating to cities.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 933
Sponsor M. Meredith
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 24A.140, 29A.180, and 61.900 to remove references to "city marshal"; amend KRS 57.285, relating to local printing of materials, to remove reference to "city"; amend KRS 65.710, relating to ambulance service contracts, to include all legislative bodies in the various forms of city governance; amend KRS 65.805, relating to nontaxing special districts, to remove a reference to previously repealed statutes; amend KRS 67.750, relating to the taxation of business, to remove the definition of "city"; amend KRS 67.850, relating to the formation of charter county governments, to specify that the charter county government has the authorities of home rule class cities in lieu of the city of the highest class at formation; amend KRS 67.922, relating to unified local governments, to allow the unified local government to exercise authorities belonging to the various classes of cities which may be a part of it; amend KRS 80.010, relating to housing authorities, to include the legislative bodies of all forms of city governments within definition of "governing body"; amend KRS 81.005, relating to the classification of cities, to make technical correction; amend KRS 82.082, relating to city home rule, to remove reference to KRS Chapter 95, relating to city fire and police, and KRS Chapter 96, relating to city utilities; amend KRS 92.281, relating to city license fees, to remove the restriction of cities with populations of less than 1,000 from being able to levy license fees on businesses, trades, occupations, or professions at a percentage basis; amend KRS 95.761, relating to pension plans and civil service plans in cities with populations of 1,000 to 7,999 to make technical changes, to clarify authorizations of cities eligible to provide retirement plans pursuant to KRS 90.400 or 90.410, and to stipulate that no city shall adopt any civil service system during November or December of any even-numbered year; amend KRS 96.045, relating to the rights of utilities in existence in cities, to redefine "municipality" as any county, city of any class, or municipal corporation; amend KRS 96.060, relating to city grants of rights-of-way to utilities, to stipulate that cities have supervising control over the use of their streets, alleys, and other public grounds, to remove population range from a reference to city, and to stipulate that the grant of rights-of-way, in addition to the presently enumerated utilities, subject other utilities to that grant; provide that cities regulate streetcars, and can exercise control over railroad companies' crossings while fixing penalties for violations regarding streetcars and railroad crossings; preserve the rights of property owners whose property abuts a street on which a railroad is granted a right-of-way when there is damage caused by the railroad to the owner's property; amend KRS 96.120 to stipulate that cities that own and operate their own water or light plants can acquire a franchise to furnish water and light to other cities, allow cities that own and operate their own water or light plants to contract with other cities to provide those services to the other cities, and allow any city to install the necessary conveyance infrastructure to receive water and light services from another city; amend KRS 96.189 to allow any city, rather than cities with a certain population, to acquire streetcar systems; amend KRS 96.200 to make technical correction; amend KRS 107.020, 107.030, 107.140, and 107.190, relating to fire hydrant controls, to remove city population restrictions; amend KRS 154.1-010, relating to economic development, to remove "village" and "township" from definition of "municipality"; amend KRS 281.765, relating to the general provisions of motor carriers, to remove a reference to city marshals; amend KRS 146.280, 177.230, 177.240, 177.270, 177.280, 177.290, 262.180, 267.130, and 353.610 to remove the term "village" and, when in the context of incorporation, "town"; amend KRS 95.010 to conform; repeal KRS 79.010, 79.020, 79.030, 79.040, 79.050, 79.060, 96.130, 96.140, 96.330, 96.340, 79.070, 81A.480, 82.088, 95.505, 95.630, and 96.070.
Index Headings of Original Version Courts, Circuit - City facilities, city marshal, reference, removal
Courts, District - Courts of justice, responsibility for needs of, city marshal, reference, removal
Economic Development - State, general, definition of municipality, technical correction
Environment and Conservation - Drainage districts, location of city boundaries on map, removal of unused city government forms
Environment and Conservation - Oil and gas conservation, reference to outdated city forms, removal of
Environment and Conservation - Soil conservation districts, removal of reference to villages
Environment and Conservation - Wild Rivers Act, removal of reference to "village"
Fire Prevention - City control of hydrants
Firefighters and Fire Departments - Hydrants, city controls
Home Rule - City, reference to certain KRS chapters in relation to, removal of
Housing, Building, and Construction - Public housing, local governments, definition of "governing bodies"
Licensing - Cities, fees on occupations, etc., remove restrictions on city size for levying on percentage basis
Licensing - City, occupational, definition of, removal
Oil and Natural Gas - Conservation, removal of outdated references to city government forms
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Special law enforcement officer, definition of, city marshals, removal of reference
Public Health - Ambulance service, provision of by local governments, contracts
Public Records and Reports - Printing in jurisdiction, requirement when practicable, remove reference to city
Public Utilities - Cities, grants of rights of way
Public Utilities - City utilities, definition of "municipality"
Public Utilities - City, contracting with other cities for service provision
Railroads - City regulation of railroads relative to city public ways
Special Districts - Drainage districts, location of city boundaries on map, removal of unused city government forms
Special Districts - Soil conservation district, removal of reference to villages
Taxation - Cities, fees on occupations, etc., remove restrictions on city size for levying on percentage basis
Taxation - City, occupational, definition of, removal
Technical Corrections - Cities, civil service
Technical Corrections - Reference to city forms of government
Technical Corrections - Reference to formerly repealed statutes
Transportation - City grants of rights of way
Transportation - Limited access highways, reference to villages, removal of
Transportation - Motor carriers, city enforcement of laws, removal of references to city marshals and towns
Transportation - Streetcars, city regulation of
Unified Local Governments - Authorities of relating to constituent cities
Cities - Civil service, technical correction
Cities - Fees on occupations, etc., remove restrictions on city size for levying on percentage basis
Cities - Fire protection, hydrants
Cities - Occupational license fee, definition of city, removal of
Cities - Omnibus revisions
Cities - Rights-of-way for utilities and transportation
Cities - Utilities, contracting with other cities
Cities - Utilities, definition of "municipality"
Charter County Government - Authorities of, relating to constituent cities
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
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02/13/19
  • introduced in House
02/14/19
  • to Local Government (H)
02/15/19
  • posted in committee
02/20/19
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
02/21/19
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/22/19
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 25, 2019
02/27/19
  • 3rd reading, passed 97-2 with Committee Substitute (1)
02/28/19
  • received in Senate
03/04/19
  • to State & Local Government (S)
03/05/19
  • taken from State & Local Government (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to State & Local Government (S)
03/06/19
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules as a consent bill
03/07/19
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 7, 2019
  • 3rd reading, passed 37-0
  • received in House
03/12/19
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
03/21/19
  • signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 044)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions of the bill; except delete Section 3, KRS 57.285, relating to local printing, from the bill in its entirety; delete Section 16, KRS 96.060, relating to granting rights of ways to utilities, from the bill in its entirety; delete KRS 96.070, relating to cities granting rights of way to utilities, from Section 37, dealing with repeals; repeal KRS 57.285, relating to local printing.
Index Headings Local Government - Publications, printing to be done in locality, repeal
Publications - Printing to be done in locality, repeal
Cities - Publications, printing to be done in locality, repeal
Counties - Publications, printing to be done in locality, repeal

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