00RS HB438


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HB 438/LM (BR 1529) - C. Siler, S. Alexander, W. Allen, H. Anderson, A. Arnold, J. Barrows, C. Belcher, Dw. Butler, J. Coleman, R. Damron, D. Ford, G. Graham, C. Hoffman, T. McKee, L. Napier, F. Nesler, S. Nunn, C. Ratliff, S. Riggs, W. Scott, J. Stewart, G. Stumbo, J. Thompson

     AN ACT relating to tourism and convention commissions.
     Amend KRS 91A.350, relating to local tourist and convention commissions, to add "recreational" to the name of the commissions, and to omit provisions dealing with funding of certain recreational activities or projects prior to July 13, 1990; amend KRS 91A.360, relating to membership of tourist and convention commissions, to make technical changes and other changes to methods of appointing commissioners; amend KRS 91A.372, relating to membership of tourist and convention commissions in urban-county governments, to change the appointing authority from the "chief elective officer" to the "mayor".


     HCS/LM - Retain original provisions but delete new language relating to recreational activities being included as purpose of commission, retain original language of KRS 91A.350 to permit funding of recreational activities as prescribed; add language to require commission appointees to represent local hotels, motels, restaurants and businesses as prescribed and require copy of annual audit to be sent to the State Auditor; amend KRS 91A.372 to clarify the mayor as the chief executive officer in an urban-county; amend 91A.380 to delete language which limits persons or organizations with which the commission may contract for promotional activities, insert language which requires audit to be sent to the State Auditor and available to the public at no charge; amend KRS 91A.390 to require collection procedures to be adopted by ordinance for monthly collections, maintenance in a separate account, and be considered as tax revenues as prescribed, permit usage of funds for promotional purposes by local government only with advice and consent of commission; create new language in KRS Chapter 91A to permit the State Auditor to review all audits and materials, permit any resident to bring suit in Circuit Court, and permit court to award court costs to prevailing party as prescribed.
     SCA (1, D. Boswell) - Retain original provisions; require the Auditor of Public Accounts to issue audit standards; allow rather than require the Auditor to review the final report and working papers of the CPA; require the commission to bear the costs of the audit.

     Jan 21-introduced in House
     Jan 24-to Local Government (H)
     Feb 1-posted in committee
     Feb 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 14-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 15, 2000
     Feb 22-3rd reading, passed 91-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 23-received in Senate
     Feb 25-to Economic Development, Tourism & Labor (S)
     Mar 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with committee amendment (1)
     Mar 16-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 20-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 21, 2000
     Mar 21-3rd reading, passed 38-0 with committee amendment (1) ; received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate committee amendment (1)
     Mar 28-House concurred in Senate committee amendment (1) ; passed 89-1; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer
     Mar 29-delivered to Governor
     Apr 6-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 344)

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