HB 583 (BR 2080) - D. Sims, T. Pullin
AN ACT relating to the commemoration of Kentucky Vietnam War POW/MIA's.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 42 to require the Department of Military Affairs to update the plaque at the base of the Freedom Tree near the Floral Clock to reflect the most recent official accounting of Kentucky Vietnam War POW/MIAs; require the plaque to contain a depiction of the POW/MIA flag; require the Department of Military Affairs to design the new plaque and pay for it out of funds appropriated to the department; direct the Department of Facilities Management to maintain the plaque and the tree.
HB 583 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Retain provisions of the original bill except delete all references to the Department of Military Affairs and replace with the Department of Veterans' Affairs; allow the Department of Veterans' Affairs to receive appropriations, gifts, grants, federal funds, and other public and private funds to defray the cost of updating the plaque; require the Department of Facilities Management to prepare a new base for the plaque and install the plaque; require the Department of Veterans' Affairs reimburse the Department of Facilities Management for the cost of installation.
Feb 4-introduced in House
Feb 5-to Seniors, Military Affairs and Public Safety (H)
Feb 22-posted in committee
Feb 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 27-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 4-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 5, 2002
Mar 6-3rd reading, passed 95-0 with Committee Substitute
Mar 7-received in Senate
Mar 12-to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
Mar 25-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
Mar 26-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 29-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 29, 2002; 3rd reading, passed 38-0
Apr 1-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
Apr 8-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 256)