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2007 House Bill 5: Subsidize multiple energy-related schemes
Introduced by Rep. Rocky Adkins (D) on February 6, 2007 To establish subsidies for production, use, or purchase of wind, solar, or other alternative fuel facilities or equipment. The bill also requires the Finance and Administration Cabinet to "develop a strategy" to replace half the state fleet of passenger vehicles and light trucks with any of several types of alternative fuel vehicles. The bill makes no specific provision to limit future appropriations or to determine the efficiency of this program.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Natural Resources and Environment Committee on February 6, 2007
Referred to the House Tourism Development and Energy Committee on February 7, 2007
Substitute offered in the House on February 8, 2007 Remove requirement that alternative fuel or renewable energy facility be new; include operators of alternative fuel or renewable energy facilities in sales tax exemption.
Referred to the House Appropriations and Revenue Committee on February 9, 2007
Substitute offered in the House on February 13, 2007 To create a new section to provide new definitions for "alternative fuel facility" and "renewable energy facility", amend various sections to incorporate new definitions.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on February 16, 2007 To create a new section to provide new definitions for "alternative fuel facility" and "renewable energy facility", amend various sections to incorporate new definitions.
Amendment offered by Rep. Harry Moberly, Jr. (D) on February 13, 2007 To make title amendment.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on February 16, 2007 To make title amendment.
Amendment offered by Rep. Rocky Adkins (D) on February 15, 2007 To encourage the Finance and Administration Cabinet to use Leadership in Energy Environmental Design to promote design, construction, and operation of high-performance energy efficient buildings; encourage state agencies to review utility usage and implement Energy Savings Performance Contracts where appropriate.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on February 16, 2007 To encourage the Finance and Administration Cabinet to use Leadership in Energy Environmental Design to promote design, construction, and operation of high-performance energy efficient buildings; encourage state agencies to review utility usage and implement Energy Savings Performance Contracts where appropriate.
Passed 97 to 1 in the House on February 16, 2007.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To establish subsidies for production, use, or purchase of wind, solar, or other alternative fuel facilities or equipment. The bill also requires the Finance and Administration Cabinet to "develop a strategy" to replace half the state fleet of passenger vehicles and light trucks with any of several types of alternative fuel vehicles. The bill makes no specific provision to limit future appropriations or to determine the efficiency of this program.
Received in the Senate on February 20, 2007
Referred to the Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee on February 22, 2007
Substitute offered in the Senate on March 12, 2007 To increase Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship awards for low-income students and increase standards for for advanced education standards in middle and high schools. Otherwise, the provisions of the original bill are retained.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 12, 2007
Amendment offered by Sen. Charlie Borders (R) on March 12, 2007 To create the Academy of Mathematics and Science at Western Kentucky University.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 12, 2007
Amendment offered by Sen. Charlie Borders (R) on March 12, 2007 To include training programs in the definition of "energy conservation measure," relating to energy savings performance contracting in schools.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 12, 2007
Amendment offered by Sen. Charlie Borders (R) on March 12, 2007 To make title amendment.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 12, 2007
Passed 34 to 0 in the Senate on March 12, 2007.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To increase Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship awards for low-income students and increase standards for for advanced education standards in middle and high schools. Otherwise, the provisions of the original bill are retained.
Received in the House on March 12, 2007
Motion in the House on March 26, 2007 To concur in Senate Committee Substitute, committee amendments (1) (2) and (3-title).
The motion failed by voice vote in the House on March 26, 2007
Received in the Senate on March 26, 2007
Motion in the Senate on March 27, 2007 To recede from Committee Substitute, committee amendments (1) (2) and (3-title).
The motion failed by voice vote in the Senate on March 27, 2007
Received in the House on March 26, 2007

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