02RS HB841


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HB 841 (BR 2735) - T. Pullin, R. Palumbo

     AN ACT relating to the regulation of small businesses.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 12 to require departments, cabinets, and administrative bodies that regulate small businesses and have the authority to assess a civil penalty to establish a policy or program to provide for the reduction or waiver of civil penalties; require each affected department, cabinet, and administrative body to issue an annual report to the Administrative Regulation Review Subcommittee and the Legislative Research Commission concerning the number of enforcement actions and the small business entities that qualified or failed to qualify for the program or policy.


     HCS - Retain original provisions; add preamble; in Section 1 to permit rather than require conditions or exclusions in policies and programs as they relate to the Act's provisions; require a written report on July 1, 2004.

     Mar 4-introduced in House
     Mar 5-to Economic Development (H)
     Mar 8-posted in committee
     Mar 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 15-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 18-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)

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