07RS HB116

HB116

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HB 116 (BR 208) - R. Meeks

     AN ACT relating to the provision of services by county interlocal agreements making an appropriation therefor.
     Amend KRS 65.250 to specify certain criteria for the approval of interlocal agreements; amend KRS 65.260 to grant the Department for Local Government the right to review all interlocal agreements; amend KRS 68.245 to require certification for a tax rate of 4%, 5%, 6%, and 7% above the compensating rate; allow a recall vote on ad valorem tax increases in excess of 4%, 5%, 6%, or 7%, given certain actions by county; amend KRS 95A.262 to allow a $1,650 payment to a volunteer fire department that has entered into a valid interlocal agreement for the provision of fire protection services across county boundaries; require preference be given to a volunteer fire department that has entered into a valid interlocal agreement for the provision of fire protection services across county boundaries; increase the reimbursement to a volunteer fire department for lost equipment for a department that has entered into a valid interlocal agreement for the provision of fire protection services across county boundaries; amend KRS 132.017 to allow recall votes to be canceled if tax increases are reduced; allow ad valorem rates to automatically fall in response to a successful recall action; amend KRS 311A.155 to require the board to grant preference to a county that has entered into a valid interlocal agreement for the provision of emergency services across county boundaries; increase the reimbursement to a county for lost equipment for a county that has entered into a valid interlocal agreement for the provision of emergency services across county boundaries; reduce the deduction from state aid for reimbursement of lost equipment to a county for lost equipment for a county that has entered into a valid interlocal agreement for the provision of emergency services across county boundaries; amend KRS 39C.020 to increase supplementary state funds for those regional emergency management districts created through valid interlocal agreements; amend KRS 258.119 to require the Commissioner of Agriculture to grant preference to a county that has entered into a valid interlocal agreement for the provision of animal control services across county boundaries; amend KRS 224.43-505 to grant preference to a county that has entered into a valid interlocal agreement for the elimination of illegal open dumps or establishing recycling services across county boundaries, provided other criteria are met; reduce the matching grant requirement for a county that has entered into a valid interlocal agreement for the elimination of illegal open dumps or establishing recycling services across county boundaries; amend KRS 177.320 to for counties that allocate a portion of property tax revenues that have entered into valid interlocal agreements for the provision of road and bridge construction and maintenance across county boundaries; establish a formula for the distribution of this revenue; set conditions for the use of this revenue by counties that have entered into valid interlocal agreements for the provision of road and bridge construction and maintenance across county boundaries; provide for the lapsing of unused funds; amend KRS 75.440 to conform; require the Department of Criminal Justice Training to study costs of supplemental aid to county police departments and sheriffs that enter into valid interlocal agreements for the provision of police or tax collection services across county boundaries; establish a reporting date for the department; require the Commission on Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education to examine costs of supplemental aid to fire departments that enter into valid interlocal agreements for the provision of fire protection services across county boundaries; establish a reporting date for the commission; effective July 1, 2007.

HB 116 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS - Amend KRS 65.250 to specify certain criteria for the approval of interlocal agreements; amend KRS 65.260 to grant the Department for Local Government the right to review all interlocal agreements; amend KRS 311A.155 to require the board to grant preference to a county that has entered into a valid interlocal agreement for the provision of emergency services across county boundaries; increase the reimbursement to a county for lost equipment for a county that has entered into a valid interlocal agreement for the provision of emergency services across county boundaries; reduce the deduction from state aid for reimbursement of lost equipment to a county for lost equipment for a county that has entered into a valid interlocal agreement for the provision of emergency services across county boundaries; amend KRS 39C.020 to increase supplementary state funds for those regional emergency management districts created through valid interlocal agreements; amend KRS 258.119 to require the Commissioner of Agriculture to grant preference to a county that has entered into a valid interlocal agreement for the provision of animal control services across county boundaries; amend KRS 224.43-505 to grant preference to a county that has entered into a valid interlocal agreement for the elimination of illegal open dumps or establishing recycling services across county boundaries, provided other criteria are met; reduce the matching grant requirement for a county that has entered into a valid interlocal agreement for the elimination of illegal open dumps or establishing recycling services across county boundaries; amend KRS 138.220 to set aside $960,000 from any gasoline tax increase for the counties that have entered into valid interlocal agreements concerning road projects; amend KRS 177.320 for the allocation of tax revenues that have entered into valid interlocal agreements for the provision of road and bridge construction and maintenance across county boundaries; establish a formula for the distribution of this revenue; set conditions for the use of this revenue by counties that have entered into valid interlocal agreements for the provision of road and bridge construction and maintenance across county boundaries; provide for the lapsing of unused funds; require the Department of Criminal Justice Training to study costs of supplemental aid to county police departments and sheriffs that enter into valid interlocal agreements for the provision of police or tax collection services across county boundaries; establish a reporting date for the department; require the Commission on Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education to examine costs of supplemental aid to fire departments that enter into valid interlocal agreements for the provision of fire protection services across county boundaries; establish a reporting date for the commission; effective July 1, 2007.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 2-introduced in House
     Jan 3-to Local Government (H)
     Feb 9-posted in committee
     Feb 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 21-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 27-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 28, 2007
     Mar 5-recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)


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