98RS HB377


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HB 377/FN (BR 1321) - M. Marzian, G. Graham, E. Jordan, W. Scott, P. Worthington, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to funding of public libraries in Kentucky.
     Amend KRS 171.201 to increase the per capita funding amounts for public libraries from $0.53 per capita to $1.00 per capita by fiscal year 1998-99; add to the list of uses of per capita funds the purchase, upgrading, and maintenance of technology necessary to enable public access to electronic information; delete the requirement that for counties that do not have a public library or a recognized library organization, the per capita distribution be made to the fiscal court for distribution to public education entities.


     HCS/FN - Make technical correction.
     HCA (1, M. Marzian) - Amend language providing for additional funding to match language included in the budget bill.
     SCA (1, P. Herron Jr) - Make technical amendment to conform to House version.

     Jan 21-introduced in House
     Jan 22-to State Government (H)
     Feb 20-posted in committee
     Feb 25-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 26-2nd reading, to Rules; recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)
     Mar 2-posted in committee
     Mar 4-posting waived
     Mar 11-reported favorably, to Rules with committee amendment (1); posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for March 12, 1998
     Mar 12-3rd reading, passed 96-1 with Committee Substitute and committee amendment (1)
     Mar 13-received in Senate
     Mar 16-to State and Local Government (S)
     Mar 19-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendment (1)
     Mar 20-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 23-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for March 24, 1998
     Mar 24-3rd reading, passed 36-0 with committee amendment (1)
     Mar 25-received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate amendment
     Mar 31-House concurred in Senate committee amendment (1); passed 95-0
     Apr 1-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Apr 10-signed by Governor

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