02RS HB829


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HB 829/LM (BR 2528) - J. Wayne

     AN ACT relating to campus safety.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to create the "Michael Minger fire prevention fund" with funds collected from civil fines under KRS 164.993 and use the funds to educate students and campus personnel of postsecondary education institutions regarding the dangers of fire and methods of fire prevention, and to investigate fires and threats of fires on campuses; amend KRS 164.948 to define "immediately" as meaning 2 hours within the discovery of a fire or threat of fire, but no later than the time when the last fire unit has left the scene of a fire; amend KRS 164.9483 to require that no fire scene located on a campus be cleared or cleaned without the express consent of the state fire marshal's office after a representative has had an opportunity to investigate the scene; amend KRS 164.993 to establish a civil penalty of not less than $1,000 nor more than $2,000 per violation for each day the violation occurs or remains in effect and provide that appeals may be made to the Franklin Circuit Court.

     Mar 1-introduced in House
     Mar 4-to Education (H); posting waived; posted in committee
     Mar 6-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 7-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 11-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 12, 2002
     Mar 12-3rd reading, passed 96-0
     Mar 13-received in Senate
     Mar 18-to Education (S)
     Mar 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 21-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 26-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 26, 2002; 3rd reading, passed 38-0
     Mar 27-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 2-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 166)

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