Senate Bill 165

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Last Action 03/19/20: recommitted to Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor (S)
Title AN ACT related to underground facility protection.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Local Mandate
Additional Fiscal Impact Statements Exist
Bill Request Number 1265
Sponsors P. Hornback, R. Girdler, J. Carpenter, J. Schickel
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 367.4903 to define "positive response," "unique identification number", and "locator"; amend KRS 367.4909 to require operators to update the positive response system documenting the status of marking the approximate location of its underground facilities and to require excavators to give additional time to operators of underground facilities transporting gas or hazardous liquids or transmitting electricity; amend KRS 367.4911 to require excavators that find evidence of an unmarked underground facility to notify the protection notification centers and give the operators 6 hours to identify the facility; provide that if an operator of underground facilities other than one transporting gas or hazardous liquids or transmitting electricity fails to respond to locate requests and to update the positive response system the excavator shall not be liable for damages resulting from the operator's failure to comply with the duties provided in the Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994; amend KRS 367.4913 to clarify the duties of the protection notification centers and to require the centers to maintain certain information for 5 years and file an annual report with the Governor and the Legislative Research Commission.
Index Headings of Original Version County Clerks - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, clarification of, operator contact list
Energy - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, amending of, operator and excavator duties
Environment and Conservation - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, amending of, operator and excavator duties
Hazardous Materials - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, amending of, operator and excavator duties
Local Government - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, amending of, operator and excavator duties
Oil and Natural Gas - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, amending of, operator and excavator duties
Public Utilities - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, amending of, operator and excavator duties
Safety - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, amending of, operator and excavator duties
Sewer Systems - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, amending of, operator and excavator duties
Waterways and Dams - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, amending of, operator and excavator duties
Information Technology - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, amending of, operator and excavator duties
Telecommunications - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, amending of, operator and excavator duties
Reports Mandated - Protection notification centers, locate requests reports
Technology - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, amending of, operator and excavator duties
Public Protection - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, amending of, operator and excavator duties
Local Mandate - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, amending of, operator and excavator duties
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements

Actions

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02/12/20
  • introduced in Senate
02/14/20
  • to Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor (S)
03/10/20
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
03/11/20
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/17/20
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 17, 2020
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/18/20
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/19/20
  • recommitted to Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate to Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; amend KRS 367.4903 to redefine "operator," "approximate location," and "working day"; define "person," "positive response," "tolerance zone," and "unlocatable facility"; amend KRS 367.4909 to require a positive response from operators of underground facilities; enunciate the timing of operator responses; amend KRS 367.4911 to provide excavator start dates and when mechanized equipment can be used in the tolerance zone; amend KRS 367.4913 to change the composition of the Kentucky Contact Center board of directors; amend KRS 369.4915 to exempt certain noninvasive inspection and maintenance excavating; amend KRS 367.4917 to impose penalties on the employer if the violation is committed in the scope of employment.
Index Headings Environment and Conservation - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, amending of, operator and excavator duties
Hazardous Materials - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, amending of, operator and excavator duties
Local Government - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, amending of, operator and excavator duties
Local Mandate - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, amending of, operator and excavator duties
Oil and Natural Gas - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, amending of, operator and excavator duties
Public Utilities - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, amending of, operator and excavator duties
Safety - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, amending of, operator and excavator duties
Sewer Systems - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, amending of, operator and excavator duties
Water Supply - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, amending of, operator and excavator duties
Information Technology - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, amending of, operator and excavator duties
Public Safety - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, amending of, operator and excavator duties
Telecommunications - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, amending of, operator and excavator duties
Technology - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, amending of, operator and excavator duties
Public Protection - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, amending of, operator and excavator duties
County Clerks - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, operator contact list
Energy - Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act of 1994, amending of, operator and excavator duties

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