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KYHB192PassThe State/Executive Branch Budget: Detail Part I, Operating Budget; appropriate to General Government: 2020-2021: $2,232,159,200, 2021-2022: $1,799,151,900; appropriate to the Economic Development Cabinet: 2020-2021: $30,692,000, 2021-2022: $32,698,0...
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2021-03-30
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 169)
KYSB86PassAmend KRS 30A.190 to designate 100 percent of a new open dumping fine to be paid to the county where the violation occurred; amend KRS 65.8808 to expressly include littering and open dumping as crimes subject to enforcement by code enforcement; amend...
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2021-03-25
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 137)
KYHB386PassCreate new sections of Subchapter 16 of KRS Chapter 224 to require that mixing zones for bioaccumulative chemicals of concern established on or before September 8, 2004, remain in effect until explicitly extinguished by the Energy and Environment Cab...
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2021-03-24
became law without Governor's Signature (Acts Ch. 103)
KYHB303PassAmend KRS 367.4903 to redefine "operator," "Kentucky Contact Center," "approximate location," and "working day"; define "person," "positive response," "unique identification number" or "locate request number," "locator," "second notice," "tolerance z...
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2021-03-23
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 80)
KYHJR11Engross

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Direct the Energy and Environment Cabinet to study the economic impact and feasibility of adopting an electronic waste disposal program in Kentucky; direct the Cabinet to report study findings to the Governor, the LRC, and the relevant Interim Joint ...
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2021-03-16
To Senate Natural Resources and Energy Committee
KYHB47Engross

Sine Die
Amend KRS 224.40-120 to allow an off-site construction or demolition waste disposal permittee to request an increase in the size of the permitted area to no more than 2 acres total if the applicant is compliant with the permit requirements for the cu...
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2021-03-11
To Senate Natural Resources and Energy Committee
KYSB261Engross

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Create new sections of KRS Chapter 150 to define "compensatory mitigation," "compensatory mitigation project," "compensatory mitigation site," "DA permit," "mitigation credit," " in-lieu fee program," "in-lieu fee program instrument," "mitigation ban...
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2021-03-11
To House Committee On Committees
KYHR95Intro

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A resolution expressing opposition to President Biden's climate change executive order and the use of social costs for calculating the cost of greenhouse gas emissions.
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2021-03-11
introduced in House
KYSR26PassCommend the Kentucky Recyclers Association and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries and their members.
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2021-03-04
adopted by voice vote
KYHB345Intro

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Amend KRS 224.1-010 to change the definitions for "disposal," "municipal solid waste disposal facility," "waste site or facility," "waste," "hazardous waste," and "solid waste management facility,"; add definitions for "advanced recycling," "advanced...
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2021-03-03
To House Natural Resources & Energy Committee
KYHR82Intro

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Resolution identifying the risk of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and urging the United States Environmental Protection Agency to set limitations for PFAS exposure.
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2021-03-01
introduced in House
KYHB535Intro

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Create new sections of KRS chapter 150 to define "compensatory mitigation," "compensatory mitigation project," "compensatory mitigation site," "DA permit," "mitigation credit," " in-lieu fee program," "in-lieu fee program instrument," "mitigation ban...
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2021-03-01
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB559Intro

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Create a new section of subchapter 10 of KRS Chapter 224 to define "PFAS chemicals"; require the Energy and Environment Cabinet on or before January 1, 2022, to promulgate administrative regulations establishing maximum PFAS chemical limits and monit...
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2021-02-23
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB560Intro

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Create new sections of KRS Chapter 262 to establish a Healthy Soils Program and a Healthy Soils Program fund in the Department for Natural Resources, Division of Conservation; require the department to provide technical advice and assistance, assist ...
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2021-02-23
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB302Intro

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Amend KRS 220.010 to add definitions for "homeowner" "on-site sewage disposal system" and "service waiver"; amend KRS 220.170 to allow a homeowner located in a county served by a sanitation district that has a an on-site sewage disposal system approv...
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2021-02-22
To House Local Government Committee
KYHB557Intro

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Amend KRS 15.420 to delete reference to the payment made from the fish and game fund under definition of police officer for fish and wildlife conservation officers; amend KRS 15.460 to delete reference to the use of the fish and game fund for payment...
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2021-02-22
To House Committee On Committees
KYSB266Intro

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Amend KRS 100.111 to define 'photovoltaic power station'; amend KRS 100.203 to allow cities and counties to prohibit the construction of photovoltaic power stations on agricultural lands; amend KRS 100.208 to prohibit the transfer of development righ...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYSB238Intro

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Amend KRS 45.247, regarding the state construction contingency account, to specify uses of moneys in the account; mandate the any unspent balance at the end of a fiscal year in excess of 10% of the previous year's annual appropriation be transferred ...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Transportation Committee
KYHB521Intro

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Amend KRS 351.020 relating to the duties of the Department for Natural Resources.
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2021-02-11
To House Committee On Committees
KYSB185Intro

Sine Die
Amend KRS 146.090 to make gender-neutral.
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2021-02-10
To Senate Natural Resources and Energy Committee
KYSB218Intro

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Amend KRS 350.028 to make gender-neutral.
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2021-02-10
To Senate Natural Resources and Energy Committee
KYHB489Intro

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Amend KRS 141.418 to expand the voluntary environmental remediation tax credit for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2021, but before January 1, 2025, and to allow a refundable credit for these taxable years; amend KRS 141.0205 to order ...
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2021-02-10
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB484Intro

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Amend KRS 224.20-100 to make technical corrections.
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2021-02-10
To House Committee On Committees
KYHJR60Intro

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Direct the Department of Revenue and the University of Kentucky's Forestry and Natural Resources Department to submit a report to the Legislative Research Commission no later than December 1, 2021, detailing their recommendations for equitable proper...
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2021-02-10
To House Committee On Committees
KYSB14Intro

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Amend KRS 367.4903 to define "positive response," "unique identification number", and "locator"; amend KRS 367.4909 to require operators to update the positive response system documenting the status of marking the approximate location of its undergro...
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2021-02-04
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, & Labor Committee
KYSB118Intro

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Amend KRS 224.40-315 to limit the exemption for solid waste facilities that receive their own solid wastes to only those whose property is located in the same county where the waste is generated.
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2021-02-04
To Senate Natural Resources and Energy Committee
KYSR63PassA resolution urging President Joseph R. Biden to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline Project.
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2021-02-04
adopted by voice vote
KYHR51Intro

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Describe the benefits of the Green New Deal and urge the Kentucky Congressional delegation to support the Green New Deal.
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2021-02-04
To House Committee On Committees
KYSCR64Intro

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Reestablish the Public Water and Wastewater System Infrastructure Task Force; direct the task force to receive reports from the Energy and Environment Cabinet and continue to evaluate policy options on how to address Kentucky's troubled public water ...
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2021-02-03
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYSB94Intro

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Amend KRS 224.40-310 to serially list all the types of facilities under the definition of "waste disposal facility" and prohibit issuance of a permit to construct or expand a waste disposal facility that will result in substantial additional capacity...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Natural Resources and Energy Committee
KYHR33Intro

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Commend the Kentucky Recyclers Association, the Kentucky Recycling Coalition, and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries and their members.
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2021-01-13
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB260Intro

Sine Die
Amend KRS 224.50-585 to establish definitions; prohibit the intentional release of more than 25 plastic balloons; establish a ban on plastic, single-use carryout bags by July 1, 2026; establish a ban the provision of single-use plastic straws and Sty...
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2021-01-12
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB198Intro

Sine Die
Amend KRS 224.60-142 to clarify the ending dates of the petroleum storage tank program.
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2021-01-07
To House Committee On Committees
KYSB58Intro

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Amend KRS 224.50-585 to establish definitions; prohibit the intentional release of more than 25 plastic balloons; establish a ban on plastic, single-use carryout bags by July 1, 2026; establish a ban the provision of single-use plastic straws and Sty...
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2021-01-05
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYHB107Intro

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Propose to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky establishing a right of the people to have a clean and healthy environment with the preservation of the natural, scenic and cultural values of the environment, and for the Commonwealth t...
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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
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