Kentucky Constitution
Section 042

Compensation of members -- Length of sessions -- Legislative day.


    The members of the General Assembly shall severally receive from the State Treasury compensation for their services: Provided, No change shall take effect during the session at which it is made; nor shall a session occurring in odd-numbered years extend beyond March 30; nor shall a session of the General Assembly occurring in even-numbered years continue beyond sixty legislative days, nor shall it extend beyond April 15; these limitations as to length of sessions shall not apply to the Senate when sitting as a court of impeachment. A legislative day shall be construed to mean a calendar day, exclusive of Sundays, legal holidays, or any day on which neither House meets.

Text as Ratified on:  November 7, 2000.
History: 2000 amendment was proposed by 2000 Ky. Acts ch. 407, sec. 2; 1979 amendment was proposed by 1978 Ky. Acts ch. 440, sec. 3, and ratified November 6, 1979; original version ratified August 3, 1891, and revised September 28, 1891.

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