House Bill 353

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/01/20: delivered to Governor
Title AN ACT relating to appropriations providing financing and conditions for the operations, maintenance, support, and functioning of the Transportation Cabinet of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1071
Sponsors S. Rudy, S. Santoro, B. Reed
Summary of Original Version The Transportation Cabinet Budget: appropriate from the General Fund, Restricted Funds, Federal Funds, and Road Fund $4,265,500 in fiscal year 2019-2020, $2,430,720,400 in fiscal year 2020-2021, and $2,393,284,000 in fiscal year 2021-2022 for operating costs; appropriate from Road Fund and Investment Income for various capital projects; require the Secretary of the Transportation Cabinet to produce a document detailing the 2020-2022 Biennial Highway Construction Program and the Highway Preconstruction Program; provide debt service to the General Administration and Support budget unit; allow the Transportation Cabinet to receive funds and services for the Adopt-A-Highway Litter Program; provide funds for Aviation's operational costs; provide debt service to the Aviation budget unit; provide funds for Economic Development Road lease-rental payments; provide that no portion of the revenues to the state Road Fund accrue to the Debt Payment Acceleration Fund account; provide debt service for Grant Anticipation Revenue Vehicle (GARVEE) Bonds; provide funds for the State-Supported Construction Program, Biennial Highway Construction Program, Highway Construction Contingency Account, and the Kentucky Pride Fund; authorize projects in the 2018-2020 Biennial Highway Construction Plan to continue into the 2020-2022 biennium; authorize the Transportation Cabinet to match federal highway moneys; prioritize projects should any additional federal highway moneys become available; authorize the Transportation Cabinet to continue the Cash Management Plan and to make programmatic adjustments; provide for carry forward of any unexpended Road Fund appropriations in the Highways budget unit for various programs; provide for the transfer of Road Fund resources for judgments; authorize the Transportation Cabinet to maximize the use of Toll Credits; provide funds for the County Road Aid Program, the Rural Secondary Program, the Municipal Road Aid Program, and the Energy Recovery Road Fund; stipulate that each County Judge/Executive not serving in a consolidated local government shall receive an annual expense allowance of $2,400 to be paid quarterly from the Rural Secondary Program; provide debt service to the Vehicle Regulation budget unit; provide for Capital Construction Fund appropriations and reauthorizations; provide for the expiration of existing line-item capital construction projects; allow investment income earned from bond proceeds beyond that which is required to satisfy IRS arbitrage rebates and penalties and excess bond proceeds upon the completion of a bond-financed capital project to be used to pay debt service; allow for appropriations for projects not line-itemized; authorize various capital projects; specify funds transfers.
Index Headings of Original Version Governor - Transportation Cabinet Budget
Highways, Streets, and Bridges - Transportation Cabinet Budget
State Agencies - Transportation Cabinet Budget
Transportation - Transportation Cabinet Budget
Appropriations - Transportation Cabinet Budget
Budget and Financial Administration - Transportation Cabinet Budget
Capital Construction - Transportation Cabinet Budget
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
Senate Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/28/20
  • introduced in House
01/29/20
  • to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
02/05/20
  • posted in committee
03/12/20
  • taken from Appropriations & Revenue (H)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
03/17/20
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1)
  • taken from Rules
  • placed in the Orders of the Day
03/18/20
  • 3rd reading, passed 71-14 with Committee Substitute (1)
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
  • taken from Committee on Committees (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Committee on Committees (S)
  • to Transportation (S)
03/19/20
  • taken from Transportation (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Transportation (S)
04/01/20
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1)
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, April 1, 2020
  • 3rd reading, passed 33-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
  • taken from Rules
  • placed in the Orders of the Day for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
  • House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
  • passed 79-11
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary General Administration and Support: add language identifying $500,000 for riverport improvements; Highways: remove $3 million in Road Fund support for the SAFE Patrol Program in each fiscal year and redirect the funds to Vehicle Regulation for moving the issuances of drivers’ licenses to the Transportation Cabinet; increase State Supported Construction by $11 million in FY 21 and $12.5 million in FY 22; increase Biennial Highway Construction by $25.5 million in FY 21 and $26.9 million in FY 22; decrease Highway Construction Contingency Account by $14.4 million in each fiscal year; add language identifying $1.6 million in each fiscal year for railroads, as long as the railroad pays at least a 20% match; add language identifying $350,000 in each fiscal year to research and establish the Kentucky Rail Office; add language to take $5 million in each fiscal year for Kentucky Pride from the Highway Construction Contingency Account; remove funding for Maintenance vacancies totaling $8.5 million in FY 21 and $10 million in FY 22 and redirect the funds to state construction; add language to specify that projects in the previously enacted Biennial Highway Construction Plan are allowed to continue their current authorization, but projects in the current plan will control; add language requiring quarterly reports for the General Assembly on the Road Fund Cash Management Plan; add language identifying $624 million in FY 21 and $631 million in FY 22 in Federal Funds for construction; add language identifying $394 million in FY 21 and $398 million in FY 22 for Highways Maintenance; add language requiring a Delayed Projects Status Report be delivered to the Interim Joint Committee on Transportation by September 30 of each fiscal year; add language identifying $250,000 in each fiscal year of Road Fund to hire people on probation or parole supervision for Highway Maintenance; Public Transportation: remove $1.5 million in Restricted funds in FY 21 from the Volkswagen Settlement for bus replacement; remove $8.4 million in FY 22 in General Funds for Toll Credit replacement; add $8.4 million in FY 22 in Restricted Funds from the Volkswagen Settlement for bus replacement; increase General Fund support by $500,000 in each fiscal year to support nonpublic school transportation, for a total of $4 million in each fiscal year; Revenue Sharing: add language directing KYTC to continue the Flex Funds and the 80/20 Bridge Replacement Programs; Vehicle Regulation: increase the Road Fund appropriation by $3 million in each fiscal year for KYTC to begin issuing all KY drivers’ licenses.
Index Headings Governor - Transportation Cabinet Budget
Highways, Streets, and Bridges - Transportation Cabinet Budget
State Agencies - Transportation Cabinet Budget
Transportation - Transportation Cabinet Budget
Appropriations - Transportation Cabinet Budget
Budget and Financial Administration - Transportation Cabinet Budget
Capital Construction - Transportation Cabinet Budget

Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions of introduced version with the following exceptions: General Administration and Support: restore language directing $500,000 to improving riverports; Highways: reduce state supported construction by $35.1 million; reduce biennial highway construction by $20.7 million; reduce the highway construction contingency account by $14.4 million; add language directing that all $5 million for the Kentucky Pride program be taken from the highway construction contingency account; add language directing $1.6 million from the highway construction contingency account to go for railroad safety and service improvements if matched by at least 20% non-state funds; add language directing $350,000 of the $1.6 million for railroads to go to researching and establishing the Kentucky Rail Office; add language specifying that if any projects in the last biennial highway construction plan conflict with the current plan, the current plan will control; add language requiring the Transportation Cabinet to provide quarterly reports to the Interim Joint Committee on Appropriations and Revenue; add language identifying $624 million in Federal Funds for construction projects; add language identifying $399 million for highways maintenance; remove $8.5 million from highways maintenance for filling staffing vacancies; add language requiring a yearly delayed projects status report detailing projects that have been delayed; add language to direct $250,000 for the hiring of paroles or people on probation to perform maintenance services; remove $3 million for the SAFE Patrol program; Public Transportation: add language identifying $3.5 million for nonpublic school transportation; remove $6.7 million in General Fund for the purpose of replacing toll credits; add $7 million in Restricted Funds from the Volkswagen settlement for replacing transit buses and matching federal grants; Revenue Sharing: add language directing the Transportation Cabinet to continue the 80/20 bridge replacement and the flex funds programs; Vehicle Regulation: add $3 million for the Transportation Cabinet to begin the issuance of all drivers’ licenses; Capital Construction: add $1.5 million for the construction of the Casey County maintenance facility; APPROPRIATION.
Index Headings Governor - Transportation Cabinet Budget
Highways, Streets, and Bridges - Transportation Cabinet Budget
State Agencies - Transportation Cabinet Budget
Transportation - Transportation Cabinet Budget
Appropriations - Transportation Cabinet Budget
Budget and Financial Administration - Transportation Cabinet Budget
Capital Construction - Transportation Cabinet Budget

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