2020 REGULAR SESSION

ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT

TRACKING SHEET

UPDATED WITH JANUARY 24, 2020 ACTIONS 

(You can access a summary & text of the bill by clicking on the Bill Number)

 

Bill Number

Bill Sponsor

Summary

Last Action

SENATE BILLS

SB16

C. Embry Jr.

Modify the definition of "waste disposal facility" to specify that all residual landfills are included in the process of local determination and remove the exception for private facilities and remove the exception for private facilities that dispose of their own waste on their own property from the requirements to obtain approval from local governing body when a municipal solid waste disposal facility seeks to expand or construct a facility.

01/08/20 - to Natural Resources & Energy (S)

SB22

C. Embry Jr.

Delete incidental or residual waste facilities from the exclusion in the description of waste management facilities; allow fiscal courts to license solid waste landfills and residual landfills and assess increased fees for accepting wastes outside of the waste planning area; and delete the exclusions from the definition of "municipal solid waste disposal facility."

01/08/20 - to Natural Resources & Energy (S)

SB55

B. Smith

Create a six-member Blockchain Technology Working Group require the working group to examine the applicability of blockchain technology for various utility sectors

01/13/20 - to Banking & Insurance (S)

SB68

D. Harper Angel

Establish a ban on plastic, single-use carryout bags and single-use plastic straws and Styrofoam food and beverage containers

01/08/20 - to Natural Resources & Energy (S)

SB94

P. Hornback

Remove requirements for the sale of gasoline containing up to ten percent ethanol.

01/17/20 - to Agriculture (S)

SENATE RESOLUTIONS

N/A

HOUSE BILLS

HB44

J. Gooch Jr.

Expands critical infrastructure asset law to include various items including pipelines and enhancing penalties for violation

01/13/20 - posted in committee

HB68

R. Wiederstein

Establish provisions for adopting the most cost-effective alternative in administrative regulations having a major economic impact on the Kentucky economy

01/07/20 - to Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs (H)

HB85

M. Marzian

Establish a ban on plastic single-use carryout bags, styrofoam and plastic food containers by July 1, 2025

01/07/20 - to Natural Resources & Energy (H)

HB102

J. Sims Jr

Prohibit employment discrimination based on a positive drug screen for cannabidiol or tetrahydrocannabinol.

01/07/20 - to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)

HB126

A. Hatton

Requires PSC include rate affordability when determining fair, just and reasonable utility rates

01/07/20 - to Natural Resources & Energy (H)

HB182

R. Palumbo

Income tax credit for the purchase and installation of electric vehicle supply equipment.

01/09/20 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB229

J. Blanton

Relating to amounts distributed to public safety answering points (PSAPs) for the purposes of answering, routing, and properly disposing of CMRS 911 calls, to remove the qualifier "CMRS

01/23/20 - 2nd reading, to Rules

HB247

M. Hart

Enable noncompetitive negotiation under the Kentucky Model Procurement Code for purchase or sale of wholesale electric power or natural gas by a local public agency

01/16/20 - posted in committee

HB305

C. Massey

Relating to creating a consolidated emergency services districts

01/24/20 - posted in committee

HB323

J. DuPlessis

Phase-in of net metering rates

01/24/20 - introduced in House

HOUSE RESOLUTIONS

HJr8

T. Huff

Direct the Energy and Environment Cabinet and the Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District to determine the environmental benefits, related costs, and potential alternatives to the federal reformulated gasoline requirements currently imposed in Jefferson County and partial areas in Bullitt and Oldham Counties.

01/24/20 - received in Senate