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KYSB60PassAmend KRS 83A.045, 118.165, and 118A.060 to change the filing deadline for certain candidates for election from the last Tuesday in January to the first Friday following the first Monday in January; amend KRS 118.367 to change the deadline for filing...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 187)
KYHB114PassAmend KRS 118.367 to change the deadline for filing a statement-of-candidacy form from April 1 to the last Tuesday in January.
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2019-03-19
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 023)
KYHB522EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 6 to establish the procedure for seating members of the General Assembly; create a new section of KRS Chapter 120 to provide for an automatic recount in elections of constitutional officers, members of Congress, an...
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2019-03-14
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSB4PassAmend KRS 121.120 to require the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance to publish a manual for contributing organizations to describe the legal requirements relating to campaign finance; require all candidates, slates of candidates, committees, and c...
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2019-03-06
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 002)
KYHB495IntroAmend KRS 120.185 to provide for a recount in elections involving members of the General Assembly; amend KRS 120.195 to provide that a recount request for a member of the General Assembly is not grounds for an election contest and can only be obtaine...
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2019-03-04
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYSB34EngrossAmend KRS 117.025 to restrict voter registration data from being accessed, modified, or altered by any individual member of the State Board of Election, including the Secretary of the State and his or her staff.
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2019-02-25
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYHB510IntroAmend KRS 116.0452 to allow an electronic transmission of voter registration to be deemed timely if received online by the county clerk's office by 11:59 p.m. local time; make technical corrections; amend KRS 117.035 to require the sheriff to recomme...
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2019-02-25
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYHB493IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 65 to provide definitions for the Act; establish procedures for the establishment of a consolidated emergency services district; establish the board of trustees of the district, county judge/executive, certain mayor...
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2019-02-22
To House Local Government Committee
KYHB464IntroPropose to amend Section 46 of the Constitution of Kentucky to require that all bills be made available to the public for at least twenty-four hours before a vote for final passage by the General Assembly beginning with the legislative session of 202...
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2019-02-21
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYHB451IntroPropose to amend Section 46 of the Constitution of Kentucky to require that all bills be made available to the public for at least twenty-four hours before a vote for final passage by the General Assembly beginning with the legislative session of 202...
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2019-02-21
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYHB448IntroPropose to amend Section 46 of the Constitution of Kentucky to require that all bills be made available to the public for at least twenty-four hours before a vote for final passage by the General Assembly beginning with the legislative session of 202...
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2019-02-20
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYHB433IntroAmend KRS 120.185 to establish an automatic recount following a regular or special election for a member of the General Assembly or constitutional officer when the vote margin is not more than .5% of the votes cast for the office; amend KRS 117.295, ...
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2019-02-20
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYSB239IntroPropose to amend Section 145 of the Constitution of Kentucky to allow persons convicted of a felony other than a sex offense, a violent offense, or an offense against a child, the right to vote five years after completion of sentence; submit to the v...
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2019-02-19
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB251IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 117 to establish that in-person absentee voting be conducted at least 12 working days, including two Saturdays, immediately preceding the Sunday prior to election day; permit a county board of elections to establis...
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2019-02-19
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHB364IntroAmend KRS 116.0455 to provide that each application for a motor vehicle driver's license shall be a simultaneous application for voter registration unless declined by the applicant; amend KRS 116.048 to provide that each application filed through a d...
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2019-02-15
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYHB363IntroAmend KRS 116.025 to provide that a voter shall be a resident of the state and precinct on or before the day of an election; amend KRS 116.045 to provide that a person who has not registered to vote prior to the time that the registration books are c...
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2019-02-15
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYHB372IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 117 to establish that in-person absentee voting be conducted at least 12 working days, including two Saturdays, before the Sunday prior to election day and to permit a county board of elections to establish a longe...
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2019-02-15
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYHB318IntroAmend KRS 344.150 to forbid appointment of a proposed new member to the Commission on Human Rights unless that appointment creates or maintains the closest possible equivalent percentage between the political party affiliation of commission members a...
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2019-02-13
To House State Government Committee
KYHB123IntroPropose to amend Section 117 of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to the election of judges on a partisan rather than a nonpartisan basis; provide ballot language; submit to voters for ratification or rejection.
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2019-02-12
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYHB309IntroAmend KRS 117.045 to permit 16 year-old and 17 year-old minors to serve as precinct election officers.
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2019-02-12
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYHR85IntroA RESOLUTION urging Congress to recognize Election Day as a national holiday.
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2019-02-11
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYSB159IntroPropose to amend Section 145 of the Constitution of Kentucky to allow persons convicted of a felony, other than sex offenses, violent offenses, or crimes against children, the right to vote; delete language in the 1891 Constitution referring to perso...
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2019-02-11
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB105IntroPropose to amend Section 226 of the Constitution of Kentucky to authorize the General Assembly to define, permit, oversee, and regulate all forms of otherwise permissible gaming; provide for the oversight and control of gaming by an administrative bo...
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2019-02-08
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB113IntroAmend KRS 64.012 to lower the county clerk's fees concerning certain candidates for city office; amend KRS 118.255 to conform.
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2019-02-08
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB138IntroAmend KRS 6.767 and 6.811 to allow members of the General Assembly to accept campaign contributions from a legislative agent when the member is an officially recognized candidate for an elected office other than a seat in the General Assembly.
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2019-02-08
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB134IntroAmend KRS 118.035 to extend voting hours to 6 a.m. prevailing time, to 8 p.m. prevailing time; amend KRS 117.087 to conform.
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2019-02-07
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHB253IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 117 to allow in-person early voting between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on the three Saturdays preceding any primary, regular election, or special election; amend KRS 117.087, 117.165, 117.235, 117.995, and 118.035 to confor...
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2019-02-07
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYHB247IntroAmend KRS 118.035 to extend voting hours from 6 a.m., prevailing time, to 7 p.m., prevailing time, in those counties with a population of 90,000 or more; amend KRS 117.087 to conform.
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2019-02-07
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYHB174IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 67 to establish a new procedure for the optional consolidation of counties; exclude consolidated local governments, charter county governments, urban-county governments, and unified local governments from the proced...
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2019-02-06
To House Local Government Committee
KYHB190IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 154A to state the findings of the General Assembly; amend KRS 154A.010 to define, "authorizing location," "casino," "county," "county legislative body," "department," "full casino gaming," "gaming licensee," "gross...
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2019-02-06
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSB5EngrossPropose to amend Section 95 of the Constitution of Kentucky to hold the election of the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Treasurer, Auditor of Public Accounts, Attorney General, Secretary of State, and Commissioner of Agriculture, Labor and Statistics ...
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2019-02-05
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYSB87IntroPropose to amend Section 46 of the Constitution of Kentucky to require each amended legislative bill, which is materially altered or wholly changed in substance, to be read anew at length on three different days in each House beginning with the legis...
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2019-02-05
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB93IntroPropose to amend Section 145 of the Constitution of Kentucky to restructure the voting restrictions relating to felons and persons with mental disabilities; submit to the voters with ballot question.
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2019-02-05
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB90IntroPropose to amend Section 145 of the Constitution of Kentucky to allow persons convicted of a felony, other than sex offenses, violent offenses, or crimes against children, the right to vote; submit to the voters for ratification or rejection.
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2019-02-05
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB91IntroPropose to amend Section 145 of the Constitution of Kentucky to allow persons convicted of a felony, other than felonies designated by the General Assembly, the right to vote; submit to the voters for ratification or rejection.
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2019-02-05
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB71IntroPropose to amend Section 165 of the Constitution of Kentucky to allow an employee of any county, city, town, or other municipality to be a state officer, deputy officer, or member of the General Assembly; provide ballot language; submit to voters for...
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2019-01-11
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHB19IntroPropose to amend Section 42 of the Constitution of Kentucky to prohibit members of the General Assembly from receiving legislative pay for a special session that has been called by the Governor because the General Assembly adjourned without passing a...
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2019-01-10
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYHB91IntroPropose to amend Section 145 of the Constitution of Kentucky to restructure the voting restrictions relating to felons and persons with mental disabilities; submit to the voters for ratification or rejection.
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2019-01-10
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYHB6IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 196 to require the Kentucky Department of Corrections to create and maintain a database of information on incarcerated persons, including last known address, and to report that information to the Legislative Resear...
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2019-01-10
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYHB7IntroAmend KRS 116.025 to provide that a voter shall be a resident of the state and precinct on or before the day of an election; amend KRS 116.045 to provide that a person who has not registered prior to the time that the registration books are closed an...
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2019-01-10
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYHB74IntroPropose to amend Sections 30 and 31 of the Constitution of Kentucky to elect Senators for terms of six years beginning in November, 2022, for even-numbered Senatorial districts and beginning in November, 2024, for odd-numbered Senatorial districts, a...
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2019-01-10
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYSB63IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 117 to allow in-person early voting between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. on the three Saturdays preceding any primary, regular election, or special election; amend KRS 117.087, 117.165, 117.235, and 117.995 to conform; amend ...
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2019-01-10
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB64IntroAmend KRS 160.190 to require vacancies on any local board of education be filled by appointment by majority vote of those remaining members of the local board, and provide for filling vacancies when the remaining members cannot agree; designate when ...
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2019-01-10
To Senate Education Committee
KYHB127IntroPropose to amend Section 32 of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to the eligibility age requirement for persons seeking elected office for the Kentucky Senate held after November 3, 2020; provide ballot language; submit to voters for ratification...
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2019-01-10
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYHB137IntroAmend KRS 18A.140 to allow employees in the classified service and other persons to become candidates for nomination or election to a paid partisan public office; amend KRS 156.838 to allow certified or equivalent employees to become candidates for n...
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2019-01-10
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYSB48IntroPropose to amend Section 145 of the Constitution of Kentucky to allow sixteen- and seventeen-year-old United States citizens to vote in school board and local elections; provide ballot language; submit to voters for ratification or rejection.
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2019-01-08
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB38IntroPropose to amend Sections 30 and 31 of the Constitution of Kentucky to increase the number of years in a term for a Senator from four to six years and to increase the number of years in a term for a Representative from two to four years beginning wit...
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2019-01-08
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB75IntroPropose to amend various sections of the Constitution of Kentucky to abolish the Office of the Lieutenant Governor, to establish the President of the Senate as the first in line for gubernatorial succession, and to establish the Speaker of the House ...
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2019-01-08
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
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