HB 170 (BR 26) - R. Palumbo, L. Belcher, M. Henley, C. Hoffman, J. Jenkins, Ji. Lee, M. Marzian, D. Owens, D. Pasley, J. Richards, D. Sims, S. Westrom
AN ACT relating to presidential elections.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 118 to set forth the agreement among the states to elect the president by national popular vote; create Article I to allow any state and D.C. to be a member of the agreement; create Article II to provide that member states shall conduct a statewide popular vote for election of President and Vice President; create Article III to specify the manner of appointing presidential electors in member states; create Article IV to provide that the compact shall take effect when states cumulatively possessing a majority of the electoral votes enact the agreement and allow a state to withdraw from the agreement; create Article V to set forth definitions of the compact.
Jan 9-introduced in House
Feb 3-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
Feb 4-posted in committee
Feb 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Feb 25-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 3-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 4, 2009
Mar 11-returned to Rules