02RS HB215


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HB 215 (BR 1332) - S. Riggs, R. Mobley, B. Smith

     AN ACT relating to the compensation of elected city officials.
     Amend KRS 83A.075 to specify that by virtue of their services on statewide boards, authorities, and commissions, elected city officials have duties and jurisdiction that are coextensive with that of the Commonwealth within the meaning of Section 246 of the Constitution of Kentucky; delete reference to 1949 base year salary limits for mayors; amend KRS 83A.070 to allow the legislative body of a city of the second to the fifth class to declare that the office of mayor is a full-time executive and administrative office and to set the mayor's compensation according to the specified minimum amounts listed.


     HCA (1, S. Riggs) - Delete the words "executive and administrative" in new language referring to the classification of mayor as full-time by a city legislative body.

     HFA (1/Title, K. Upchurch) - Make title amendment.

     HFA (2, K. Upchurch) - Increase maximum allowable salary for city utility commission members from $2,400 to $3,600 annually.

     HFA (3, G. Lindsay) - Allow rather than require a legislative body in cities of the second to fifth class to set a minimum compensation level for the office of mayor.

     Jan 8-introduced in House
     Jan 9-to Local Government (H)
     Jan 11-posted in committee
     Jan 17-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendment (1)
     Jan 18-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 22-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, January 23, 2002
     Jan 23-floor amendments (1-title) and (2) filed
     Jan 25-floor amendment (3) filed
     Feb 5-3rd reading; floor amendment (2) rejected ; passed 52-43 with committee amendment (1), floor amendment (3)
     Feb 6-received in Senate
     Feb 8-to State and Local Government (S)

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