98RS SB66


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SB 66 (BR 1064) - D. Boswell, B. Jackson

     AN ACT relating to community improvement.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 65 to establish the Community Improvement Grant Program in the Department of Local Government; set grant amount limits at $75,000; require the grants to be administered by the Division of Community Programs in the Department of Local Government; specify that all cities and counties are eligible; require applicants to match an amount equal to 20% of the total project cost; require applicant to submit its application to the appropriate are development district whose board of directors shall be responsible for prioritizing the applications and making recommendations to the Director of Community Programs; specify information needed on application form; require completion of projects awarded under this program in fifteen (15) months; require grant recipients to follow the procurement code of the county in which the grant is awarded unless the recipient agency has written more stringent procurement guidelines; authorize the Department of Local Government to promulgate administrative regulations for the implementation of the Community Improvement Grant Program; amend KRS 147A.021 to conform; and repeal KRS 42.345 to 42.370, and 48.185.


     HCS - Retain original provisions; reinstate area development fund program to the list of programs the Department of Local Government provides technical assistance and information to; remove repealer section relating to the area development fund program.
     HFA (1, J. Adams) - Require the Commissioner of the Department of Local Government to receive and approve program applications for the Community Improvement Fund Program prior to funding,

     Jan 7-introduced in Senate
     Jan 8-to State and Local Government (S)
     Jan 22-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Jan 23-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 26-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for January 27, 1998
     Jan 27-3rd reading, passed 36-0
     Jan 28-received in House
     Jan 29-to Counties and Special Districts (H)
     Feb 17-posted in committee
     Mar 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 5-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 11-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for March 12, 1998
     Mar 24-floor amendment (1) filed

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