amusement rides http://wkms.org en Kentucky Panel Passes Bill Closing Amusement Ride Loophole http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-panel-passes-bill-closing-amusement-ride-loophole <p></p><p>Kentucky is coming closer to closing a loophole that allows amusement ride operators to avoid paying fines for safety violations.</p><p>The House Committee on Agriculture and Small Business has approved a bill that requires operators to pay fines regardless of a change in their business's name or ownership. Operators have been able to dodge fines after transferring ownership or renaming themselves, according to Sen. Morgan McGarvey, the bill's sponsor. Tue, 26 Feb 2013 14:08:58 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 28547 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Panel Passes Bill Closing Amusement Ride Loophole