98RS HB107


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HB 107 (BR 442) - J. Wayne, C. Hoffman

     AN ACT relating to building inspections.
     Create a new section of KRS 198B to mandate that the Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction establish a program, through administrative regulation, to send building inspectors with limited financial means to BOCA meetings for professional development purposes; create a new section of KRS Chapter 198B to mandate the department to set up a division, through administrative regulation, to provide various support services to inspectors inspecting one-and two-family dwellings; amend KRS 198B.040 to add to the Board of Housing, Building, and Construction's powers the ability to set up a financial incentive training program with funds coming from a surcharge on state plan review fees and local building permit fees; create a new section of KRS Chapter 198B to affirm the ability of inspectors to possess multiple certifications if all normal procedures are still adhered to.


     HCS/FN - Provide that the building inspector financial incentive training program and fund come from a one cent ($0.01) fee on Department for Housing, Buildings and Construction's plan review fees, and provide for administration of fund and program; delete all other former provisions of the bill.
     HFA (1, L. Clark) - Limit income for the building inspector financial incentive and training fund only to the income from the department's plan review fees by not allowing gifts, grants, or other income.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 6-introduced in House
     Jan 7-to State Government (H)
     Jan 29-reassigned to Cities (H)
     Feb 20-posted in committee
     Feb 26-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute; reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 27-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 2-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)
     Mar 11-posting waived

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