98RS HB651


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HB 651 (BR 1985) - J. Callahan, Ro. Adams, A. Arnold, L. Brandstetter, J. Gooch, T. Kerr, M. Long, P. Marcotte, R. Murgatroyd

     AN ACT relating to sanitation districts.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 220 relating to sanitation districts to permit districts to levy surcharges, rates, fees, or other user charges to defray the costs of acquisition, construction, or establishment of sanitation facilities within the jurisdiction of the district, require charges to be based on the factors in KRS 220.510, and prohibit any finance charges from exceeding 10%; permit board of directors of the district to adopt rules and regulations regulating the connection, reconnection, relocation, or disconnection of storm sewers and sanitary sewers within the district as prescribed, permit prescribed "inflows" to be designated as a nuisance and permit injunctive relief and abatement, permit expenditure and reimbursement of district funds as prescribed, permit the assessment of property owners for sewer disconnection, relocation, or reconnection as provided, prohibit interest rates from exceeding 10% and any installment payments from exceeding 15 years, require property owners to maintain improvements unless exempted by public easement dated prior to January 1, 1994; and amend KRS 220.030 to clarify the purposes for which sanitation districts may be established.


     HCS - Retain original provisions of the bill but add new Section 2(8) which exempts prescribed municipalities who own separate storm sewer facilities.

     Feb 19-introduced in House
     Feb 20-to Counties and Special Districts (H)
     Feb 23-reassigned to Cities (H); posted in committee
     Feb 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 27-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for March 2, 1998
     Mar 3-3rd reading, passed 91-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 4-received in Senate
     Mar 5-to Economic Development and Labor (S)
     Mar 17-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 18-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 19-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for March 23, 1998
     Mar 23-3rd reading, passed 38-0
     Mar 24-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Apr 1-signed by Governor

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