House Bill 471

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Last Action 02/09/22: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT proposing to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to the environment.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1763
Sponsors J. Raymond, M. Cantrell, A. Scott
Summary of Original Version Propose to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky establishing a right of the people to have a healthy environment, including a right to clean air, pure water, and ecologically healthy habitats; declare the Commonwealth's natural resources, among them its air, water, flora, fauna, climate, and public lands, are the common property of all people, including generations yet to come; establish that as trustee of the environment and its natural resources, the Commonwealth shall conserve and maintain them for the benefit of all people; provide ballot language; submit to voters for ratification or rejection.
Index Headings of Original Version County Clerks - Proposed constitutional amendment, right to a healthy environment, preservation
Elections and Voting - Proposed constitutional amendment, right to a healthy environment, preservation
Environment and Conservation - Proposed constitutional amendment, peoples right for health, cleanliness, and preservation
Pollution - Proposed constitutional amendment, right to a healthy environment, preservation
Public Health - Proposed constitutional amendment, right to a healthy environment, preservation
Secretary of State - Proposed constitutional amendment, right to a healthy environment, preservation
State Agencies - Proposed constitutional amendment, right to a healthy environment, preservation
Water Supply - Proposed constitutional amendment, right to a healthy environment, preservation
Constitution, Ky. - Right to a healthy environment with preservation of natural resources, proposed amendment
Local Mandate - Proposed constitutional amendment, right to a healthy environment, preservation

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02/09/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)


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