Governor Signs Rep. Meredith-Sponsored Bill to Streamline Local Government Code, Protect Property Owners
Edmonson Voice Staff Report
On Tuesday, House Bill 422, sponsored by Representative Michael Meredith, R-Brownsville, was signed into law by Governor Matt Bevin. HB 422 will take steps toward streamlining local government codes by providing more clarity and protecting property owners, including those with security interests.
“House Bill 422 provides the transparency of government regulations that Kentuckians want, and deserve,” said Rep. Meredith, who represents Edmonson and Warren County. “HB 422 was designed to clarify local government code enforcement while ensuring the protection of property owners and other invested individuals. As representatives, it is our responsibility to produce legislation that seeks to eliminate any existing ambiguity and protect our constituents.”
Representatives from the Kentucky League of Cities and Kentucky Bankers Association were present at the official bill signing as well as the bill’s co-sponsor, Representative Adam Koenig, R-Erlanger.
“I want to thank everybody who was a part of this bipartisan effort and the citizens of the 19th House District for the opportunity to pass good legislation and to represent them,” added Meredith.
HB 422 will become law on July 15, 2016.