02RS HB473


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HB 473 (BR 1836) - Ro. Adams, T. McKee, J. Callahan, M. Denham, K. Hall, J. Haydon, P. Marcotte, J. Stewart, R. Thomas, J. Thompson, C. Walton

     AN ACT relating to amusement rides and attractions.
     Amend KRS 247.232 to delete the definitions of "carnival" and "fair"; amend KRS 247.234 to require insurance carriers to notify the Commissioner of Agriculture prior to cancellation of policies for permanent and mobile amusement rides or attractions; require seals to be affixed to each piece of amusement ride or attraction equipment; increase the penalty for inspections where safety violations are found from $100 to up to $1,000; amend KRS 247.990 to increase fines for violating amusement ride and attraction provisions to up to $1,000; make technical corrections.


     SCA (1, E. Harris) - Lower the maximum inspection fee that the commissioner may charge for reinspection of an amusement ride or attraction from $1,000 to $500.

     Jan 24-introduced in House
     Jan 25-to Agriculture and Small Business (H); posted in committee
     Feb 7-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 8-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 14-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 15, 2002
     Feb 15-3rd reading, passed 82-0
     Feb 19-received in Senate
     Feb 21-to Agriculture and Natural Resources (S)
     Feb 28-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with committee amendment (1)
     Mar 1-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 6-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (S)
     Mar 28-taken from committee; to Rules (S)
     Mar 29-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 29, 2002; 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with committee amendment (1)
     Apr 1-received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate committee amendment (1)
     Apr 2-House concurred in Senate committee amendment (1) ; passed 95-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 9-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 268)

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