House Bill 40

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/18/24: signed by Governor
Title AN ACT relating to water and wastewater systems.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 860
Sponsor B. McCool
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 223.170 to require the board of certification for water treatment and distribution system operators to submit to the Energy and Environment Cabinet on or before December 31, 2024, recommendations for the establishment of a voluntary certification program for supervisors of certified operators in primary responsible charge of water treatment plants or distribution systems as well as recommendations for the establishment of a program or strategy for recruiting applicants to work in the operation of water treatment plants or distribution systems who are not currently participating in apprenticeships or certification programs administered by the cabinet; amend KRS 224.73-110 to require the Kentucky Board of Certification of Wastewater System Operators to submit to the Energy and Environment Cabinet on or before December 31, 2024, recommendations for the establishment of a voluntary certification program for supervisors of certified operators in primary responsible charge of public or private sewage systems as well as recommendations for the establishment of a program or strategy for recruiting applicants to work in the operation of public or private sewage systems who are not currently participating in apprenticeships or certification programs administered by the cabinet.
Index Headings of Original Version Environment and Conservation - Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Boards, certifications and recruitment, recommendations
Occupations and Professions - Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Boards, certifications and recruitment, recommendations
Public Utilities - Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Boards, certifications and recruitment, recommendations
Sewer Systems - Wastewater Operator Certification Board, supervisor certification, recruitment, recommendations
Water Supply - Water Treatment Operator Certification Board, supervisor certification, recruitment, recommendations
Boards and Commissions - Wastewater Operator Certification Board, supervisor certification, recruitment, recommendations
Boards and Commissions - Water Treatment Operator Certification Board, supervisor certification, recruitment, recommendations
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/02/24
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/06/24
  • to Natural Resources & Energy (H)
03/07/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
03/08/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 11, 2024
03/14/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 92-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
03/15/24
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/21/24
  • to State & Local Government (S)
03/25/24
  • taken from State & Local Government (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to State & Local Government (S)
03/26/24
  • taken from State & Local Government (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to State & Local Government (S)
04/12/24
  • reported favorably, to Rules as a consent bill
04/15/24
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, April 15, 2024
  • 3rd reading, passed 38-0
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/18/24
  • signed by Governor

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Delete original provisions; create a combined Kentucky Board of Certification of Water and Wastewater System Operators; provide for board duties and membership; require that on or before December 31, 2024, the board, in conjunction with the Drinking Water Advisory Workgroup and the Clean Water Advisory Workgroup, make recommendations for the establishment of a voluntary certification program for supervisors of certified operators of water or sewage treatment plants systems; require that the recommendations also include suggestions for the establishment of a voluntary shared services certification program for supervisors or certified operators of combined water or sewage treatment plants or systems and suggestions for the establishment of a program or strategy for recruiting applicants to work in the operation of water treatment plants or distribution systems who are not currently participating in apprenticeships or certification programs administered by the cabinet; amend KRS 223.160, 223.170, 223.200, 223.210, and 224.73-110 to conform; provide for the staggering of the terms of initial appointments to the Kentucky Board of Certification of Water and Wastewater System Operators; provide for the transfer of documents and the continuity of actions from the Kentucky Board of Certification of Wastewater System Operators and the Kentucky Board of Certification of Water Treatment and Distribution System Operators to the Kentucky Board of Certification of Water and Wastewater System Operators.
Index Headings Environment and Conservation - Kentucky Board of Certification of Water and Wastewater System Operators, establishment
Occupations and Professions - Water and wastewater operators, certifications and recruitment, recommendations
Public Utilities - Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Boards, merger
Sewer Systems - Wastewater operators, certifications, recruitment, recommendations
Water Supply - Water treatment operators, certifications, recruitment, recommendations
Boards and Commissions - Kentucky Board of Certification of Water and Wastewater System Operators, establishment
Boards and Commissions - Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Boards, merger

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