Bill Request 184

Title AN ACT relating to transportation and making an appropriation therefor.
Bill Documents Original
Sponsors J. Higdon, E. Harris, R. Stivers II
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 174 to establish the Kentucky Transportations Board; set forth membership, appointment, qualifications, and duties; outline board duties in relation to nomination and employment of the Transportation Cabinet secretary; require the board to establish a statewide prioritization process for the use of funds apportioned pursuant to 23 U.S.C. sec. 104, with some exceptions; identify 5 factors that form the basis for the objective scoring: congestion mitigation, economic development, accessibility. safety, and asset management; allow the board to weight factors differently in each highway district; require the board to develop the biennial highway construction plan and six-year road plan; require advanced publication of recommended projects for the biennial highway construction plan and six-year road plan scored under the objective system, along with data regarding the scoring process; require advanced publication of bridge and pavement maintenance projects recommended for inclusion in the biennial highway construction plan and six-year road plan; amend KRS 176.430 to require the board to develop the biennial highway construction plan and six-year road plan; require the Department of Highways to notify the General Assembly, through the LRC, of any projects in the biennial highway construction plan which the department will not undertake in the year prescribed in the plan; amend KRS 48.110 to require the board to approve the biennial highway construction plan and six-year road plan before the Governor can submit the plan to the General Assembly; amend KRS 176.050 to require the Department of Highways to issue an annual list of bridge and pavement improvement needs, prioritized by safety and state of disrepair, from which the board will select projects for inclusion in the biennial highway construction plan and six-year road plan; amend KRS 45.247 to require that at the end of each fiscal year, any moneys in the highway construction contingency account in excess of 10% of the amount appropriated to that fund for that fiscal year will lapse to the state construction account; amend KRS 174.020 to attach the Kentucky Transportation Board to the Transportation Cabinet Office of the Secretary for administrative purposes; set forth staggered terms for initial appointments to the board.
Index Headings Highways, Streets, and Bridges - Quantitative highway project evaluation system, establishment
Highways, Streets, and Bridges - Recommended Biennial Highway Construction Plan, Kentucky Transportation Board approval
Highways, Streets, and Bridges - Recommended Six-Year Road Plan, Kentucky Transportation Board approval
State Agencies - Transportation Secretary, dismissal, Kentucky Transportation Board role
State Agencies - Transportation Secretary, nomination procedures, Kentucky Transportation Board role
Transportation - Kentucky Transportation Board, establishment, membership, powers, and duties
Transportation - Recommended Biennial Highway Construction Plan, Kentucky Transportation Board approval
Transportation - Recommended Six-Year Road Plan, Kentucky Transportation Board approval
Budget and Financial Administration - Recommended Six-Year Road Plan, Kentucky Transportation Board approval
Boards and Commissions - Kentucky Transportation Board, establishment, membership, powers, and duties
Boards and Commissions - Recommended Biennial Highway Construction Plan, Kentucky Transportation Board approval

Actions

11/05/19 Prefiled by the sponsor(s).

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