KY HB83 | 2012 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 27 2012 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2012-02-29 - to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
Pending: Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #2) [MS Word]


Amend KRS 42.4592 to delete transfers to the secondary wood products development fund; amend KRS 1154.20-170 to make internal reference correction; amend KRS 154.47-005 to define "cabinet" as the Cabinet for Economic Development and strike references to the Kentucky Wood Products Competitiveness Corporation and its board; amend KRS 154.47-040 to delete all references to the Kentucky Wood Products Competitiveness Corporation and to require information regarding secondary wood products for state capital construction be maintained by the Cabinet for Finance and Administration; delete requirement that the board review any capital construction applications for secondary wood products; amend KRS 154.47-050 to delete references to the Kentucky Wood Products Competitiveness Corporation developing a workforce training curricula and place that function in the Department of Workforce Investment in the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet; amend KRS 154.47-060 to make permissive the University of Kentucky's contracting for use of the Quicksand Wood Utilization Center as a secondary wood products training center and delete contracting for the center by the Kentucky Wood Products Competitiveness Corporation; amend KRS 154.47-065 to permit the cabinet to work with the Division of Forestry to establish benchmarks for Kentucky forest industries; amend KRS 154.47-075 to delete the board from working to implement a program of training assistance; repeal KRS 42.4586, 154.47-015, 154.47-020, 154.47-025, 154.47-030, 154.47-035, 154.47-045, and 154.47-070; abolish the Kentucky Wood Products Competitiveness Corporation and transfer all records, documents, assets, and liabilities to the Cabinet for Economic Development.

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2012-02-29 to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
2012-02-27 received in Senate
2012-02-24 3rd reading, passed 94-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
2012-02-23 posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, February 24, 2012
2012-02-23 reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) as a Consent Bill
2012-02-21 posted in committee
2012-02-21 recommitted to Tourism Development & Energy (H)
2012-02-21 taken from Rules
2012-02-21 2nd reading, to Rules
2012-02-16 reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
2012-02-08 posted in committee
2012-01-03 to Economic Development (H)
2012-01-03 introduced in House

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