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2013 KY General Assembly
8:08 am
Tue February 26, 2013

Kentucky Panel Passes Bill Closing Amusement Ride Loophole

Credit www.beechbend.com

Kentucky is coming closer to closing a loophole that allows amusement ride operators to avoid paying fines for safety violations.

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.

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