Senate Bill 3

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/25/24: floor amendment (2) filed
Title AN ACT relating to the Department of Agriculture and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1346
Sponsor J. Howell
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 150.021 to remove the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources from the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, administratively attach the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources to the Department of Agriculture, transfer records associated with the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources from the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet to the department; amend KRS 150.022 to authorize the Commissioner of Agriculture to appoint members of the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Commission; amend KRS 12.020, 150.061, 235.010, 235.030, 235.130, and 246.030 to conform; make provisions for vacated appointments and process of new appointments; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Effective Dates, Emergency - Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, transfer, Department of Agriculture
Fish and Wildlife - Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, transfer, Department of Agriculture
Governor - Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Commission, members, remove appointing authority
Reorganization - Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, transfer, Department of Agriculture
Tourism - Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, transfer, Department of Agriculture
Agriculture - Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, transfer, Department of Agriculture
Boards and Commissions - Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Commission members, remove Governor's appointing authority
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
Senate Floor Amendment 3
Senate Floor Amendment 4
Senate Floor Amendment 5
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/28/24
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/01/24
  • to Agriculture (S)
03/12/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
03/13/24
  • floor amendments (1) and (3) filed to Committee Substitute , floor amendment (2-title) filed to bill
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • floor amendment (5) filed to Committee Substitute , floor amendment (4-title) filed to bill
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 14, 2024
03/14/24
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/15/24
  • floor amendment adopted Committee Substitute (1)
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendments (1) and (3) withdrawn
  • floor amendment (2-title) ruled out of order
  • passed 20-16 with Committee Substitute (1), Floor Amendment (5) and Floor Amendment (4-title)
  • received in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/21/24
  • floor amendment (1) filed
03/25/24
  • floor amendment (2) filed

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except amend KRS 150.021 and 235.030 to restore provisions establishing the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources as an independent department of state government and the department's sole discretion over functions and properties of the department.
Index Headings Fish and Wildlife - Independent department, transfer functions, Department of Agriculture
State Agencies - Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, independent department, transfer functions
Agriculture - Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, independent department, transfer functions

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor R. Webb
Summary Delete all provisions of SB 3/SCS 1; direct the Legislative Research Commission to establish the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Administration Task Force; provide for the duties and membership of the task force; require the task force to meet at least three times during the 2024 Interim and to submit its findings, legislative recommendations, or a memorandum to the Legislative Research Commission by November 29, 2024; allow the Legislative Research Commission to alternatively to assign the task force's issues to an interim joint committee and to designate a report completion date.
Index Headings Fish and Wildlife - Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Administration Task Force, establishment, duties, members
Hunting and Fishing - Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Administration Task Force, establishment, duties, members
Legislative Research Commission - Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Administration Task Force, establishment, duties, report
Reports Mandated - Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Administration Task Force, establishment, duties, report
State Agencies - Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Administration Task Force, establishment, duties, members
Task Forces, Legislative Branch - Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Administration Task Force, establishment, duties, members

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor R. Webb
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - SB 3

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor R. Webb
Summary Delete all provisions of SB 3/SCS 1; amend KRS 150.022 to require the Senate to confirm an appointment to the Department of Fish and Wildlife Commission by February 15 of the year in which the appointment was made; provide that failure to confirm the appointment by February 15 shall be deemed a rejection of the appointment; provide that in the event that the appointment is rejected, the Governor shall make a replacement appointment on or before the last day of February from the same list from which the initial appointment was made.
Index Headings Advisory Boards, Commissions, and Committees - Department of Fish and Wildlife Commission, confirmation of appointments, deadlines
Fish and Wildlife - Department of Fish and Wildlife Commission, confirmation of appointments, deadlines
General Assembly - Department of Fish and Wildlife Commission, Senate confirmation of appointments, deadline
Hunting and Fishing - Department of Fish and Wildlife Commission, confirmation of appointments, deadlines

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 4
Sponsor D. Thayer
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - SB 3

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 5
Sponsor D. Thayer
Summary Amend KRS 230.225 to establish the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission as an independent department of state government that will be attached to the Department of Agriculture for administrative purposes and require appointed members of the racing commission to be confirmed by the Senate; amend KRS 12.020, 12.252, 230.817, and 246.030 to conform.
Index Headings Reorganization - Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, Department of Agriculture
State Agencies - Department of Agriculture, Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, reorganization
State Agencies - Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, appointment confirmation
Confirmation of Appointments - Kentucky Horse Racing Commission
Boards and Commissions - Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, appointment confirmation
Boards and Commissions - Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, Department of Agriculture, reorganization
Horses and Horse Racing - Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, appointment confirmation, reorganization

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Blanton
Summary Retain original provisions; require the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources to conduct a five-year pilot-program to study the growth rates of F1 Tiger bass fish, require a bi-annual report and a final report evaluating the success of stocking such fish, submit reports to the Interim Joint Committee on Natural Resources and Energy and the Legislative Research Commission.
Index Headings Fish and Wildlife - Tiger bass fish, five-year pilot-program, Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
Reports Mandated - Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, Tiger bass fish, report, Legislative Research Commission
State Agencies - Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, Tiger bass fish, five-year pilot-program

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor J. Blanton
Summary Retain original provisions; require the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources to conduct a five-year pilot-program to study the growth rates of F1 Tiger bass fish in Paintsville Lake; require a semiannual report and a final report evaluating the success of stocking such fish; submit reports to the Interim Joint Committee on Natural Resources and Energy and the Legislative Research Commission.
Index Headings Fish and Wildlife - Tiger bass fish, five-year pilot-program, Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
State Agencies - Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, Tiger bass fish, five-year pilot-program
Reports Mandated - Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, Tiger bass fish, report, Legislative Research Commission

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