HB 658/Analysis (BR 1455) - J. Richards, G. Stumbo, J. Barrows, J. Callahan, L. Clark, H. Moberly
AN ACT making appropriations for the operations, maintenance, support, and functioning of the judicial branch of the government of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and its various officers, boards, commissions, subdivisions, and other state supported activities.
The Judicial Branch Budget Bill; appropriate in the Court of Justice moneys form the general fund, restricted funds, and federal funds totaling $233,645,300 in fiscal year 2002-2003 and $274,168,100 in fiscal year 2003-2004; provide a 5% salary adjustment in fiscal year 2002-2003 and fiscal year 2003-2004 for non-elected court personnel and justices and judges; include funds for the salaries of circuit clerks in fiscal year 2002-2003 and fiscal year 2003-2004 as recommended in the judicial branch budget recommendation; provide for the 2001 actuarial assessed need for the Judicial Form Retirement System; provide for the following local facility projects:
a. Adair County - Project Scope 7,528,000
b. Boyd County - Project Scope 14,724,000
c. Grant County - Project Scope 11,879,000
d. Grayson County - Project Scope 8,553,000
e. Green County - Project Scope 7,168,000
f. Hart County - Project Scope 8,264,000
g. Hopkins County - Project Scope 14,058,00
h. Jackson County - Project Scope 8,262,000
i. Laurel County - Project Scope 18,485,000
j. Livingston County - Project Scope 3,288,000
k. Logan County - Project Scope 11,879,000
l. Pike County - Project Scope 20,818,000
m. Project Pool - Project Scope 6,161,000
n. Pulaski County - Project Scope 17,055,000
o. Rowan County - Project Scope 11,555,000
p. Shelby County - Project Scope 13,836,000
q. Taylor County - Project Scope 12,181,000
r. Trigg County - Project Scope 7,313,000
s. Trimble County - Project Scope 5,783,000
t. Washington County - Project Scope 8,249,000
u. Wolfe County - Project Scope 9,432,000
v. Franklin County - Lease Office Space (Millcreek Park)
w. Franklin County - Lease Court of Appeals (Democrat Drive).
HB 658 - AMENDMENTS
HFA (1, H. Moberly) - Make technical corrections to the Judicial Branch Budget and include language relating to the Kentucky Legal Education Opportunities (KLEO) program.
HFA (2, B. Yonts) - Provides that courthouses authorized by the 2000 General Assembly will be funded regardless of changes to the Judicial Branch Budget.
HFA (3, J. Barrows) - Provide that nothing in HB 658 shall reduce the funding for court facility projects.
SCS/Analysis - Increase general fund appropriations for court operations and administration in fiscal year 2003-2004 by $750,000; increase the general fund appropriations for the local facilities fund by $250,000 in fiscal year 2003-2004; provide that to the extent that facilities authorized by the 2000 General Assembly do not become operational as anticipated, the Judicial Branch is authorized to utilize up to $701,800 in fiscal year 2002-2003 and up to $620,600 in fiscal year 2003-2004 for the purpose of supporting expenditures relating to agencies and programs with the Administrative Office of the Court; notwithstanding the provisions of KRS 30A.200(4), in addition to providing for the provisions in accordance with KRS 30A.200(4), the fees deposited for this purpose shall also be used to provide funds to support the costs associated with establishing a Deputy Clerk Career Ladder, contingent upon passage of 2002 HB 452 or other enabling legislation.
CCR - Cannot agree.
Feb 13-introduced in House
Feb 14-to Appropriations and Revenue (H)
Mar 7-posted in committee; posting waived
Mar 8-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)
Mar 11-reported favorably, to Rules; 2nd reading; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 12, 2002
Mar 12-floor amendments (1) and (2) filed
Mar 13-floor amendment (3) filed ; 3rd reading, passed 98-0 with floor amendments (1) and (3)
Mar 14-received in Senate
Mar 18-to Appropriations and Revenue (S)
Mar 20-taken from committee; laid on clerk's desk; 1st reading
Mar 21-2nd reading, to Rules; recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (S)
Mar 26-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute ; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 26, 2002; 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute
Mar 27-received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute ; House refused to concur in Senate Committee Substitute ; received in Senate; posted for passage for receding from Senate Committee Substitute ; Senate refused to recede from Committee Substitute ; Conference Committee appointed in House and Senate; Conference Committee report filed in House and Senate; Conference Committee report adopted in House; Free Conference Committee appointed in House
Mar 28-Conference Committee report adopted in Senate; Free Conference Committee appointed in Senate