House Bill 479

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Last Action 02/13/24: to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Title AN ACT relating to property fees and making an appropriation therefor.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1147
Sponsors C. Massaroni, S. Rawlings
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 75 to define "premises"; allow a fire protection district or subdistrict, or a volunteer fire department district, to assess a fee against a premises for the costs of maintaining necessary fire protection measures; establish billing and appeals process; set reporting requirements; create a new section of KRS Chapter 75A to define "premises"; allow a consolidated emergency services district board to assess a fee against a premises for the costs of maintaining necessary fire protection measures; establish billing and appeals process; set reporting requirements; create a new section of KRS Chapter 244 to establish a process for distilled spirits aging facilities to reimburse nearby property owners for cleaning expenses relating to whiskey fungus; require the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to promulgate administrative regulations to administer the program; define terms; include any affected property within a three mile radius of aging facilities; determine cleaning expenses based on costs incurred by the property owner and verify through an independent entity; direct the department to determine the cleaning expenses in the absence of an agreement; impose fines on distilled spirits licensees who disregard the reimbursement process; pay all cleaning expense reimbursements from moneys in the distilled spirits environmental fund; create a new section of KRS Chapter 138 to require distilled spirits barrel aging facilities to pay to the Department of Revenue a $0.25 environmental fee on each barrel stored on January 1 of each year; apply all provisions of KRS Chapter 131 to the fee; create a new section of KRS Chapter 244 to establish the distilled spirits environmental fund; authorize the fund to consist of moneys received from the barrel environmental fee and cleaning expense fines; direct the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to administer the fund; EFFECTIVE, in part, January 1, 2025; APPROPRIATION.
Index Headings of Original Version Distilled Spirits - Barrel aging process, environmental impact
Environment and Conservation - Distilled spirits, barrel aging process, environmental impact
Fees - Distilled spirits, barrel fee, environmental impact
Fees - Emergency and fire districts, distilled spirits warehouses, fire protection measure fees
Financial Responsibility - Distilled spirits, whiskey fungus, cleaning costs
Fire Prevention - Emergency and fire districts, distilled spirits warehouses, fire protection measure fees
Firefighters and Fire Departments - Emergency and fire districts, distilled spirits warehouses, fire protection measure fees
Local Government - Emergency and fire districts, distilled spirits warehouses, fire protection measure fees
Pollution - Distilled spirits, barrel aging process, environmental impact
Special Districts - Emergency and fire districts, distilled spirits warehouses, fire protection measure fees
State Agencies - Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, whiskey fungus, cleaning costs
State Agencies - Kentucky Fire Commission, distilled spirits warehouses, fire protection fees
Public Safety - Emergency and fire districts, distilled spirits warehouses, fire protection measure fees
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, whiskey fungus, cleaning costs
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Kentucky Fire Commission, distilled spirits warehouses, fire protection fees
Alcoholic Beverages - Distilled spirits, barrel aging process, environmental impact
Appropriations - Distilled spirits environmental fund, barrel fees and fines
Arbitration - Kentucky Fire Commission, distilled spirits warehouses, fire protection fees
Counties - Emergency and fire districts, distilled spirits warehouses, fire protection measure fees
Special Purpose Governmental Entities - Emergency and fire districts, distilled spirits warehouses, fire protection measure fees

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02/07/24
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
02/13/24
  • to Appropriations & Revenue (H)


Last updated: 4/18/2024 12:47 PM (EDT)