House Bill 305

Actions
Last Action 01/24/20: posted in committee
Title AN ACT relating to consolidated emergency services districts and making an appropriation therefor.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Actuarial Analysis
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 838
Sponsors C. Massey, S. Santoro, R. Rothenburger
Summary of Original Version Create various sections of KRS Chapter 65 to define terms; establish procedures for the creation of a consolidated emergency services district; authorize that certain local government officials shall appoint the board of trustees of the district; provide a formula for determining the number of elected members, qualifications of elected members, terms, non-partisan elections, nomination procedures, removal, and district apportionment requirements; establish officers of the district and compensation of officers; provide $100 per day to appointees, elected members compensated pursuant to KRS 64.527; establish the quorum of the board; establish an advisory committee, number, qualifications of appointees, duties of committee and compensation of members; exceed $0.30 per $100 valuation, allow for ballot question for expanded taxation for additional services to be provided, and provide that the additional tax may be either an ad valorem or occupational license tax; allow the board to levy an insurance premium tax or an occupation and license tax; declare that upon creation of a district, the board assumes all duties, responsibilities, and liabilities of former departments or districts, former jurisdictions to be special taxing districts until indebtedness is relieved and that all previously entered into interlocal agreements shall remain in force for their duration; set requirements relating to CERS; amend KRS 65.180 to define consolidated emergency services district as a "taxing districts"; amend KRS 68.180 to grant districts in counties over 300,000 the power to levy a license and occupation tax; amend KRS 68.197 to grant districts in counties over 30,000 the power to levy a license and occupation tax; amend KRS 75.020 to include creation of a district within the definition of merger; amend KRS 78.530 to allow for any districts, not all to be excluded from the provisions; amend KRS 91A.080 to include consolidated emergency services districts; amend KRS 95A.500 to allow the district to receive qualified shares of merged fire districts; amend KRS 118.305 to place elected trustees on ballot; amend KRS 118.315 to include nominating petitions for elected trustees; amend KRS 134.119 to provide that the sheriff shall be compensated for collecting taxes for consolidated emergency service districts; APPROPRIATION.
Index Headings of Original Version Elections and Voting - Board Members consolidated emergency services district, election of
Emergency Medical Services - Consolidated emergency services district, provision for
Firefighters and Fire Departments - Consolidated emergency services district, provision for
Local Government - Consolidated emergency services district, participation in
Sheriffs - Taxes, consolidated emergency services district, collection of
Special Districts - Consolidated emergency services district, creation of
Taxation - Consolidated emergency services district, provisions for
Taxation, Property - Consolidated emergency services district, levy of
Consolidated Local Governments - Consolidated emergency services district, participation in
Unified Local Governments - Consolidated emergency services district, participation in
Appropriations - Consolidated emergency services district, participation in
Cities - Consolidated emergency services district, participation in
Counties - Consolidated emergency services district, participation in
Charter County Government - Consolidated emergency services district, participation in
Special Purpose Governmental Entities - Consolidated emergency services district, regulation of
Actuarial Analysis - Consolidated emergency services district, participation in
Local Mandate - Consolidated emergency services district, participation in

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01/21/20
  • introduced in House
01/23/20
  • to Local Government (H)
01/24/20
  • posted in committee


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