House Bill 272

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Last Action 03/04/21: returned to Natural Resources & Energy (S)
Title AN ACT relating to utility services.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1174
Sponsors J. Bray, D. Lewis, R. Dotson, D. Fister, M. Hart, S. Heavrin, DJ Johnson, W. Lawrence, S. Miles, B. Reed, S. Sheldon, B. Wesley
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 278 to allow a water district formed pursuant to KRS Chapter 74 or a water association formed pursuant to KRS Chapter 273 to charge a late payment charge of 10% of the amount billed; specify that the late payment charge meet certain requirements; prohibit the Public Service Commission from modifying, rejecting, or suspending late payment charges established by tariff.
Index Headings of Original Version Local Government - Water district or water association, late payment charge, imposition
Public Utilities - Water district or water association, late payment charge, imposition
Water Supply - Water district or water association, late payment charge, imposition
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Committee Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/13/21
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
02/02/21
  • to Local Government (H)
  • posted in committee
02/10/21
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute and committee amendment (1-title)
02/11/21
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/23/21
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 24, 2021
03/01/21
  • 3rd reading, passed 70-25 with Committee Substitute and committee amendment (1-title)
03/02/21
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/03/21
  • to Natural Resources & Energy (S)
  • taken from Natural Resources & Energy (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Natural Resources & Energy (S)
03/04/21
  • taken from Natural Resources & Energy (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Natural Resources & Energy (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Create a new section of KRS Chapter 278 to allow a water district formed pursuant to KRS Chapter 74 or a water association formed pursuant to KRS Chapter 273 to charge a late payment charge of 10% of the amount billed; specify that the late payment charge meet certain requirements; prohibit the Public Service Commission from modifying, rejecting, discontinuing, abolishing, or suspending late payment charges; Create a new section of KRS Chapter 39A to prohibit departments or officers of state government during a declared emergency from issuing any order that conflicts with the classification by the United States Department of Homeland Security of employees of utilities and other entities subject to KRS Chapters 65, 76, 96, 220, 278, or 279 as essential or critical infrastructure workers; prohibit any current or future order issued by any department or officer of state government during a declared emergency from remaining in or taking effect that would prohibit or impair a utility subject to or created under KRS Chapter 96 from terminating service for a customer's non-payment of a utility bill or assessing or collecting penalties for non-payment.
Index Headings Disasters - Emergencies, executive orders, municipal utility shut-off moratoria, prohibition
Disasters - Emergencies, executive orders, utility employee reclassification, prohibition
Federal Laws and Regulations - Emergencies, executive orders, utility employee reclassification, prohibition
Home Rule - Emergencies, executive orders, municipal utility shut-off moratoria, prohibition
Local Government - Water district or water association, late payment charge, imposition
Public Utilities - Emergencies, executive orders, municipal utility shut-off moratoria, prohibition
Public Utilities - Emergencies, executive orders, utility employee reclassification, prohibition
Public Utilities - Water district or water association, late payment charge, imposition
State Agencies - Emergencies, executive orders, utility employee reclassification, prohibition
Water Supply - Water district or water association, late payment charge, imposition
Homeland Security - Emergencies, executive orders, utility employee reclassification, prohibition
Cities - Emergencies, executive orders, municipal utility shut-off moratoria, prohibition

Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor M. Meredith
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 272

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