HB 5 (BR 326) - D. Owens, R. Wilkey, J. Greer, C. Miller, J. Richards, T. Riner
AN ACT proposing to amend Section 77 of the Constitution of Kentucky, relating to the Governor's power to remit fines and forfeitures and grant reprieves and pardons.
Propose to amend the Constitution of Kentucky to prohibit the Governor from being allowed to pardon himself; require that an individual who has been charged with, convicted of, or adjudged liable for an offense apply to the Governor for a reprieve, pardon, commutation, or remission; require that anyone submitting an application must provide written notice accepting or rejecting the granted relief; submit to voters for ratification or rejection; provide ballot language.
Jan 8-introduced in House
Jan 11-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)