House Bill 367

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/09/20: recommitted to Local Government (H)
Title AN ACT relating to fees that are established for services provided by elected officials.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Local Mandate
Additional Fiscal Impact Statements Exist
Bill Request Number 1361
Sponsor C. McCoy
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 64 to define "elected official"; establish that a statutory fee amount for services performed by elected officials or their offices be considered the maximum fee amount; allow the elected official to charge a lower fee amount when the maximum fee amount is not necessary for funding purposes; require a schedule of current fee rates to be posted and records of historical fee rates when the elected official charges a lower fee amount.
Index Headings of Original Version Local Mandate - Service fees, reduction of statutory fee rates permitted, fee rate schedule required
County Clerks - Service fees, reduction of statutory fee rates permitted, fee rate schedule required
County Judges/Executive - Service fees, reduction of statutory fee rates permitted, fee rate schedule required
Fees - Elected officials, reduction of statutory service fee rates permitted, fee rate schedule required
Jails and Jailers - Service fees, reduction of statutory fee rates permitted, fee rate schedule required
Justices of the Peace and Magistrates - Service fees, reduction of statutory fee rates permitted, fee rate schedule required
Property Valuation Administrators - Service fees, reduction of statutory fee rates permitted, fee rate schedule required
Sheriffs - Service fees, reduction of statutory fee rates permitted, fee rate schedule required
Attorney, County - Service fees, reduction of statutory fee rates permitted, fee rate schedule required
Audits and Auditors - Elected officials, historical fee rate schedule required
Cities - Elected officials, reduction of statutory service fee rates permitted, fee rate schedule required
Constables - Service fees, reduction of statutory fee rates permitted, fee rate schedule required
Coroners - Service fees, reduction of statutory fee rates permitted, fee rate schedule required
Counties - Elected officials, reduction of statutory service fee rates permitted, fee rate schedule required
County Surveyors - Service fees, reduction of statutory fee rates permitted, fee rate schedule required
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
House Floor Amendment 1

Actions

Top | Amendments
02/03/20
  • introduced in House
02/05/20
  • to Local Government (H)
02/06/20
  • posted in committee
02/19/20
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
02/20/20
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
03/09/20
  • recommitted to Local Government (H)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate to House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions and include magistrate and county commissioner within the definition of elected official; require fiscal court approval to lower fee amount; require that a lower fee amount be the prevailing fee amount applicable to all citizens within the elected official's jurisdiction; prohibit the lowering of any fees that are not charged by the elected official and collected for use in performing the service or funding the elected official's public office or the county; disallow the elected official or fiscal court the authority to reduce revenues to be generated on behalf of the Commonwealth or any other entity.
Index Headings County Clerks - Service fees, reduction of statutory fee rates permitted, fee rate schedule required
County Judges/Executive - Service fees, reduction of statutory fee rates permitted, fee rate schedule required
Fees - Elected officials, reduction of statutory service fee rates permitted, fee rate schedule required
Jails and Jailers - Service fees, reduction of statutory fee rates permitted, fee rate schedule required
Justices of the Peace and Magistrates - Service fees, reduction of statutory fee rates permitted, fee rate schedule required
Property Valuation Administrators - Service fees, reduction of statutory fee rates permitted, fee rate schedule required
Sheriffs - Service fees, reduction of statutory fee rates permitted, fee rate schedule required
Attorney, County - Service fees, reduction of statutory fee rates permitted, fee rate schedule required
Audits and Auditors - Elected officials, historical fee rate schedule required
Constables - Service fees, reduction of statutory fee rates permitted, fee rate schedule required
Coroners - Service fees, reduction of statutory fee rates permitted, fee rate schedule required
Counties - Elected officials, reduction of statutory service fee rates permitted, fee rate schedule required
County Surveyors - Service fees, reduction of statutory fee rates permitted, fee rate schedule required

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor C. McCoy
Summary Permit the elected official to also increase a fee rate, rather than just lower a fee rate; require that the fee rate not exceed the maximum fee rate; make various typographical changes of a non-substantive nature.
Index Headings County Clerks - Service fees, increase or decrease of statutory fee rates permitted up to maximum fee rate
County Judges/Executive - Service fees, increase or decrease of statutory fee rates permitted up to maximum fee rate
Fees - Elected officials, increase or decrease of statutory fee rates permitted up to maximum fee rate
Jails and Jailers - Service fees, increase or decrease of statutory fee rates permitted up to maximum fee rate
Justices of the Peace and Magistrates - Service fees, increase or decrease of statutory fee rates permitted up to maximum fee rate
Property Valuation Administrators - Service fees, increase or decrease of statutory fee rates permitted up to maximum fee rate
Sheriffs - Service fees, increase or decrease of statutory fee rates permitted up to maximum fee rate
Attorney, County - Service fees, increase or decrease of statutory fee rates permitted up to maximum fee rate
Audits and Auditors - Elected officials, increase or decrease of statutory fee rates permitted up to maximum fee rate
Constables - Service fees, increase or decrease of statutory fee rates permitted up to maximum fee rate
Coroners - Service fees, increase or decrease of statutory fee rates permitted up to maximum fee rate
Counties - Service fees, increase or decrease of statutory fee rates permitted up to maximum fee rate
County Surveyors - Service fees, increase or decrease of statutory fee rates permitted up to maximum fee rate

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