00RS HB314


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HB 314/LM (BR 1443) - B. Heleringer

     AN ACT relating to motor vehicle emission inspection programs.
     Amend KRS 224.20-710, relating to definitions governing vehicle emission testing programs, to define the term " reciprocal certificate"; create a new section of KRS 224.20-710 to 224.20-765 to require the state, counties, cities, and air pollution control districts to issue a reciprocal certificate to a person who moves to Kentucky and has had a vehicle inspected under an EPA emission testing program in the previous state; amend KRS 224.20-755, relating to vehicle emission control programs operated by a county, to conform; provide for the provisions governing reciprocal certificates to supersede any local ordinance to the contrary; amend KRS 224.20-760, relating to vehicle emission control programs operated by an air pollution control district, to conform; provide for any existing ordinance requiring motor vehicles to be inspected under vehicle emission programs to be amended within 30 days of the effective date of this Act to recognize and issue reciprocal certificates; provide for any local government that fails to amend an ordinance to issue reciprocal certificates to have their authority to administer an emissions program suspended until the offending ordinance is amended.


     SFA (1, D. Seum) - Amend sections of KRS Chapters 224 and 77 to exempt vehicles registered to active duty military personnel from the requirements of vehicle emission testing programs.
     SFA (2, D. Seum) - Add new sections 5 through 8 to tie registration of motor vehicles in counties required to have a vehicle emission testing program to the AVIS registration system; delete provisions tying VET violations to criminal penalties; make internal conforming amendments in Section 4; and renumber existing Section 5 as Section 9.

     Jan 11-introduced in House
     Jan 12-to Local Government (H)
     Jan 19-posted in committee
     Feb 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 14-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 15, 2000
     Feb 15-3rd reading, passed 97-0
     Feb 16-received in Senate
     Feb 18-to Agriculture and Natural Resources (S)
     Feb 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 25-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 28-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 2, 2000; floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 1-floor amendment (2) filed
     Mar 2-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day; passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Mar 3-3rd reading; floor amendment (2) withdrawn ; passed 36-0 with floor amendment (1)
     Mar 6-received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate floor amendment (1)
     Mar 21-House concurred in Senate floor amendment (1) ; passed 93-0
     Mar 23-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Mar 29-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 226)

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