02RS SC17


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SCR 17 (BR 1079) - B. Guthrie

     Create the Kentucky Watershed Task Force to study the need for managing the state's water on a watershed basis, the necessity of seeking agreements with border states on the management of water in shared watersheds, and the possibility of seeking agreements with the owners of impounded waters to manage the impounded water to further state and local water management goals.


     SFA (1, B. Guthrie) - Add representatives of the Farm Bureau, Ky Resources Council, and the WKU Center for Water Resource Studies to the Watershed Task Force.

     SFA (2, B. Jackson) - Add the Coordinator of the Center for Reservoir Research at Murray State University to the Kentucky Watershed Task Force.

     HCS - Add a representative of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet to the task force.

     HFA (1, B. Yonts) - Exempt any pond belonging to the gentleman from Butler.

     HFA (2, S. Baugh) - Add the executive director of the Kentucky Council of Area Development Districts to the task force.

     HFA (3, W. Allen) - Declare that, when seeking agreements to manage impounded waters for state purposes, such agreements will not be sought of privately-owned water impoundments.

     HFA (4, S. Baugh) - Add a representative of area development districts and a representative of the Rural Water Association to the task force.

     Jan 9-introduced in Senate; to Agriculture and Natural Resources (S)
     Jan 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Jan 11-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 15-moved from Consent; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 17, 2002
     Jan 16-floor amendment (1) filed
     Jan 17-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Jan 18-floor amendment (2) filed
     Jan 22-3rd reading, adopted 38-0 with floor amendments (1) and (2)
     Jan 23-received in House
     Jan 24-to Natural Resources and Environment (H)
     Jan 25-posted in committee
     Feb 5-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 6-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 7-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 8-floor amendments (2) and (3) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 12-floor amendment (4) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 13-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 14, 2002
     Mar 4-3rd reading, adopted 95-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendments (3) and (4)
     Mar 5-received in Senate
     Mar 19-posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute, floor amendments (3) and (4) for Wednesday, March 20, 2002
     Mar 20-Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute, floor amendments (3) and (4) ; passed 36-0
     Mar 21-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 28-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 112)

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