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7B.060 Purpose of center -- Statewide scanning program -- Biennial trends report - - Other duties. (1) The purpose of the Kentucky Long-Term Policy Research Center is to serve as a catalyst to change the way decisions are made in government by providing decision-<br>makers a broader context in which to make decisions, taking into consideration the <br>long-term implications of policy, critical trends, and emerging issues which may <br>have a significant impact on the state. (2) At the direction of the board, the center shall: (a) Establish a statewide scanning program to review information sources and identify emerging issues for the Commonwealth, and regularly provide the <br>program's findings to the legislative and executive branches; (b) 1. Prepare biennially a report on trends in the Commonwealth and the <br>long-term implications of those trends; 2. As part of the report, sponsor a public forum to review the findings of <br>the trends report and obtain reactions from executive branch agencies, <br>legislative committees, private sector representatives, and the public; 3. Include in the report a record of the trends, long-term implications, and <br>reactions, to be completed by December 31 of even-numbered years and <br>presented to the General Assembly, to the Governor, and to the public; <br>and 4. The biennial trends report shall be given affirmative consideration by the <br>agencies and branches of state government when those agencies and <br>branches are determining budget priorities; (c) Identify long-term issues significant to the Commonwealth by using a methodology involving a broad spectrum of citizens and establish annual <br>work plans focusing on the priority issues approved by the board. Studies shall <br>include the potential long-term effects of current trends and policies and shall <br>identify future policy options; (d) Periodically prepare a report on alternative futures facing the Commonwealth for a five (5) or ten (10) year period, or for a period deemed appropriate by the <br>board; (e) Advise the General Assembly and the Governor of potential long-term effects of government policies; (f) Develop an information process to inform the public continually on long-term issues, critical trends, and alternative futures; (g) Develop a database for trend identification. Effective: June 21, 2001 <br>History: Amended 2001 Ky. Acts ch. 136, sec. 2, effective June 21, 2001. -- Created 1992 Ky. Acts ch. 103, sec. 6, effective July 14, 1992.

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7B.060 Purpose of center -- Statewide scanning program -- Biennial trends report - - Other duties. (1) The purpose of the Kentucky Long-Term Policy Research Center is to serve as a catalyst to change the way decisions are made in government by providing decision-<br>makers a broader context in which to make decisions, taking into consideration the <br>long-term implications of policy, critical trends, and emerging issues which may <br>have a significant impact on the state. (2) At the direction of the board, the center shall: (a) Establish a statewide scanning program to review information sources and identify emerging issues for the Commonwealth, and regularly provide the <br>program's findings to the legislative and executive branches; (b) 1. Prepare biennially a report on trends in the Commonwealth and the <br>long-term implications of those trends; 2. As part of the report, sponsor a public forum to review the findings of <br>the trends report and obtain reactions from executive branch agencies, <br>legislative committees, private sector representatives, and the public; 3. Include in the report a record of the trends, long-term implications, and <br>reactions, to be completed by December 31 of even-numbered years and <br>presented to the General Assembly, to the Governor, and to the public; <br>and 4. The biennial trends report shall be given affirmative consideration by the <br>agencies and branches of state government when those agencies and <br>branches are determining budget priorities; (c) Identify long-term issues significant to the Commonwealth by using a methodology involving a broad spectrum of citizens and establish annual <br>work plans focusing on the priority issues approved by the board. Studies shall <br>include the potential long-term effects of current trends and policies and shall <br>identify future policy options; (d) Periodically prepare a report on alternative futures facing the Commonwealth for a five (5) or ten (10) year period, or for a period deemed appropriate by the <br>board; (e) Advise the General Assembly and the Governor of potential long-term effects of government policies; (f) Develop an information process to inform the public continually on long-term issues, critical trends, and alternative futures; (g) Develop a database for trend identification. Effective: June 21, 2001 <br>History: Amended 2001 Ky. Acts ch. 136, sec. 2, effective June 21, 2001. -- Created 1992 Ky. Acts ch. 103, sec. 6, effective July 14, 1992.

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7B.060 Purpose of center -- Statewide scanning program -- Biennial trends report - - Other duties. (1) The purpose of the Kentucky Long-Term Policy Research Center is to serve as a catalyst to change the way decisions are made in government by providing decision-<br>makers a broader context in which to make decisions, taking into consideration the <br>long-term implications of policy, critical trends, and emerging issues which may <br>have a significant impact on the state. (2) At the direction of the board, the center shall: (a) Establish a statewide scanning program to review information sources and identify emerging issues for the Commonwealth, and regularly provide the <br>program's findings to the legislative and executive branches; (b) 1. Prepare biennially a report on trends in the Commonwealth and the <br>long-term implications of those trends; 2. As part of the report, sponsor a public forum to review the findings of <br>the trends report and obtain reactions from executive branch agencies, <br>legislative committees, private sector representatives, and the public; 3. Include in the report a record of the trends, long-term implications, and <br>reactions, to be completed by December 31 of even-numbered years and <br>presented to the General Assembly, to the Governor, and to the public; <br>and 4. The biennial trends report shall be given affirmative consideration by the <br>agencies and branches of state government when those agencies and <br>branches are determining budget priorities; (c) Identify long-term issues significant to the Commonwealth by using a methodology involving a broad spectrum of citizens and establish annual <br>work plans focusing on the priority issues approved by the board. Studies shall <br>include the potential long-term effects of current trends and policies and shall <br>identify future policy options; (d) Periodically prepare a report on alternative futures facing the Commonwealth for a five (5) or ten (10) year period, or for a period deemed appropriate by the <br>board; (e) Advise the General Assembly and the Governor of potential long-term effects of government policies; (f) Develop an information process to inform the public continually on long-term issues, critical trends, and alternative futures; (g) Develop a database for trend identification. Effective: June 21, 2001 <br>History: Amended 2001 Ky. Acts ch. 136, sec. 2, effective June 21, 2001. -- Created 1992 Ky. Acts ch. 103, sec. 6, effective July 14, 1992.

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