98RS HB121


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HB 121 (BR 860) - J. Lovell

     AN ACT relating to the release of liens.
     Amend KRS 382.365 to allow proceedings to be filed in District or Circuit Court; to increase the amount due the property owner to $100 for failure to release within 30 days, to require an additional $400 to be paid to the property owner if a satisfied lien is not released within 45 days, to require $100 per day to be paid to the property owner for each day a lien is not released after the issuance of a court order requiring the release; and to provide that payments are in addition to any other fees, charges, or damages owed pursuant to the provisions of any other section of KRS.


     HCS - Permit additional parties to secure release of lien, increase penalty for failure to release lien, provide definition of date of satisfaction of lien.
     HFA (1, J. Barrows) - Exempt an estate from provisions of the bill until it is settled.
     HFA (2, J. Barrows) - Provide an exemption from this act when lienholder is deceased and the estate of the lienholder has not been settled.
     SFA (1, G. Neal) - Specify when the $100 payment for failure to release lien is to be made to owner of real property.
     SFA (2, A. Robinson) - Require court to enter a judgment releasing a lien upon proof of satisfaction being submitted to the court.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 6-introduced in House
     Jan 7-to Judiciary (H)
     Jan 16-posted in committee
     Feb 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 11-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 12-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for February 17, 1998
     Feb 18-floor amendments (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 25-3rd reading, passed 78-12 with Committee Substitute and Floor Amendment (2)
     Feb 26-received in Senate
     Feb 27-to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 19-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 20-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for March 24, 1998
     Mar 23-floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 24-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day; passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Mar 25-floor amendment (2) filed
     Mar 26-3rd reading, passed 31-0 with floor amendment (2)
     Mar 27-received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate amendment
     Mar 31-House concurred in Senate floor amendment (2); passed 93-0
     Apr 1-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Apr 10-signed by Governor

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