HB 258 (BR 834) - T. Riner, J. Richards, M. Denham
AN ACT relating to the Department of Military Affairs.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 36 to create an Office for Security Coordination in the Department of Military Affairs and set forth duties; amend KRS 36.010 to include the Office for Security Coordination in the organization of the Department of Military Affairs; amend KRS 39A.050 to require the Office of Emergency Management to coordinate with the Office of Homeland Security, the State Department, the Federal Aviation Administration, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to assess the threat of and the Commonwealth's capacity for responding to acts of war or terrorism and define types of terrorism; develop a statewide plan and assessment for responding to acts of war or terrorism; develop a strategy to address how funds will be allocated to respond to terrorist incidents; to establish as a goal to exceed minimum federal requirements for state and local governments receiving assistance; make the Commonwealth a preeminent national leader in terrorism preparedness; develop a statewide plan and needs assessment for responding to acts of war or terrorism; create a new section of KRS Chapter 39A to require the Adjutant General to establish an interagency working group to identify risks and needs and assess preparedness to respond to acts of war or terrorism; require a report to the Governor, the Legislative Research Commission, and the Interim Joint Committee on Seniors, Military Affairs, and Public Safety prior to December 31, 2002; require the working group to develop and implement statewide strategies to respond to acts of war or terrorism; provide information as to how individuals and organizations can prepare for terrorist incidents; and annually assess the capacity for readiness to respond to acts of war or terrorism; EMERGENCY.
HB 258 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Retain the original provisions except delete the creation of the Office of Security Coordination in the Department of Military Affairs.
HCA (1/Title, M. Weaver) - Make title amendment.
SCS - Retain original provisions except delete references to the unintentional release of radioactive, chemical, or biological agents, and expand coverage to include nuclear, biological, and chemical terrorism; create legislative findings.
Jan 8-introduced in House
Jan 9-to Seniors, Military Affairs and Public Safety (H)
Jan 24-posted in committee
Jan 29-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
Jan 30-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 31, 2002
Jan 31-3rd reading, passed 93-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; received in Senate
Feb 5-to Veterans, Military Affairs & Public Protection (S)
Feb 25-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 26-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 4-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 7, 2002
Mar 7-3rd reading, passed 36-0 with Committee Substitute
Mar 8-received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute
Mar 20-House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 95-0
Mar 21-enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
Mar 22-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
Mar 28-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 82)