02RS HB62


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HB 62/LM/CI (BR 280) - R. Damron, J. Adams, Ro. Adams, C. Belcher, L. Belcher, J. Bruce, P. Clark, B. Colter, H. Cornett, R. Crimm, M. Denham, J. Haydon, C. Hoffman, F. Nesler, R. Palumbo, T. Pullin, J. Reinhardt, M. Weaver, S. Westrom

     AN ACT relating to the Kentucky Military Heritage Act.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 171 to establish the Military Heritage Commission and charge the commission with designation and protection of military heritage sites and military heritage objects; define prohibited and permitted activities with regard to military heritage sites and military heritage objects; establish penalty.


     HCS/LM/CI - Retain the provisions of the bill, except: permit the Kentucky Heritage Council to receive administrative aid from the Kentucky Historical Society; place the Director of the Kentucky Historical Society and the executive director of the Commission on Military Affairs on the Kentucky Military Heritage Commission; change the penalty for damaging or destroying a military heritage site or object from a Class D felony to a Class A misdemeanor for a first offense and a Class D felony for each subsequent offense.

     HCA (1, M. Weaver) - Add the Director of the Kentucky Historical Society to the membership of the Kentucky Military Heritage Commission and add the Historical Society as an agency lending support to the commission.

     HFA (1, R. Damron) - Change "chairman" to "executive director" of Military Affairs.

     HFA (2, R. Damron) - Amend penalties in Section 5 to provide that a first offense will be a Class A misdemeanor and each subsequent offense will be a Class D felony.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s))

     Jan 8-introduced in House; to Seniors, Military Affairs and Public Safety (H)
     Jan 9-posted in committee
     Jan 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendment (1) ; floor amendments (1) and (2) filed
     Jan 16-2nd reading, to Rules; recommitted to Judiciary (H)
     Jan 18-posted in committee
     Jan 23-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute
     Jan 24-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, January 25, 2002
     Jan 29-3rd reading, passed 92-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in Senate
     Feb 1-to Veterans, Military Affairs & Public Protection (S)
     Feb 25-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 26-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 28-moved from Consent; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 6, 2002
     Mar 6-3rd reading, passed 37-0
     Mar 7-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 12-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 40)

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