02RS HB347


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HB 347 (BR 842) - R. Thomas

     AN ACT relating to the Master Settlement Agreement.
     Amend KRS 248.654 to change the name of the rural development fund to the agricultural development fund, and to change the date of the master settlement agreement signing from November 22, 1998 to November 23, 1998; amend KRS 248.655 to change the name of the rural development board to the agricultural development board, and to conform; amend KRS 248.701 to conform; amend KRS 248.725 to change the name of the rural development advisory councils to the agricultural development councils; amend KRS 141.010 and KRS 200.703 to conform; make technical corrections.


     SFA (1, V. McGaha) - Retain the original provisions; amend KRS 248.723, relating to the Tobacco Settlement Agreement Fund Oversight Committee, to direct that, of the twelve members, six Senators be appointed by the President and six Representatives be appointed by the Speaker rather than all twelve members appointed by the Legislative Research Commission; require inclusion of at least two minority party members from each chamber; direct the President and Speaker each to designate one of their appointees to serve as co-chair; direct vacancies to be filled by the President and Speaker as in the original appointments.

     Jan 15-introduced in House
     Jan 16-to Agriculture and Small Business (H)
     Jan 23-posted in committee; posting waived
     Jan 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 25-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 28-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, January 29, 2002
     Jan 31-3rd reading, passed 93-2; received in Senate
     Feb 5-to Agriculture and Natural Resources (S)
     Feb 28-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 1-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 6-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (S)
     Mar 21-taken from committee; to Rules (S); posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 25, 2002
     Mar 22-floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 25-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day; 3rd reading, passed 37-0 with floor amendment (1)
     Mar 26-received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate floor amendment (1)
     Apr 1-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)

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