KY SB244 | 2023 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 21 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-02-23 - to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
Pending: Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Repeal, reenact, and amend various sections of KRS Chapter 309 as new sections of KRS Chapter 198B to redefine terms; define new terms; attach the Kentucky Radon Safety Board to the Department of Housing, Buildings, and Construction; increase members of the board and establish new criteria for board members; require board members to comply with KRS Chapter 11A in the conduct of their duties as board members; limit reimbursement amount for the board members; require the board to make available group general liability and workers' compensation insurance to registrants; require the board to issue a measurement or mitigation contractor registration certificate to any person who is certified by a recognized radon certification entity; require registration to be valid for not less than five years; decrease general liability coverage amount from two hundred fifty thousand dollars to one hundred thousand dollars; require a radon laboratory to maintain certification with a recognized radon certification program; allow the board to issue a show cause order; require the board to reimburse for requested copies of records from contractors and laboratories; require registrants to retain records for three years; repeal KRS 309.434 and reenact as a new section of KRS Chapter 138B to establish requirements of the board; require the board to implement procedures for obtaining an accurate count of radon tested, mitigated, and resistant housing, provide for annual increases in public awareness of the hazard of radon and the benefits of radon safety, coordinate with state agencies to promote the control of radon, promote education programs to assist in the management of radon safety in dwellings, and publish an annual report detailing progress made in radon safety; APPROPRIATION; EFFECTIVE, in part, January 1, 2024.

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AN ACT relating to radon safety and making an appropriation therefor.



2023-02-23Senateto Appropriations & Revenue (S)
2023-02-21Senateto Committee on Committees (S)
2023-02-21Senateintroduced in Senate


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