00RS HB143


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HB 143 (BR 916) - J. Wayne

     AN ACT relating to relocated cities.
     Amend KRS 81.380 to allow a city that has relocated to change its name.


     SCA (1, A. Robinson) - Adds a provision which would allow any person objecting to renaming a relocated city to present a petition objecting to the renaming by getting the signatures of at least twenty-five percent of the registered voters in the city stating their objection; if a petition is signed by at least twenty-five percent of the registered voters in the city, then the county clerk must verify the signatures; require at least two but no more than four potential names for the relocated city to be placed on the ballot as possible names for the relocated city.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s))

     Jan 4-introduced in House; to Local Government (H)
     Jan 24-posted in committee
     Feb 3-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 4-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 7-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 8, 2000
     Feb 8-3rd reading, passed 94-0
     Feb 9-received in Senate
     Feb 14-to State and Local Government (S)
     Feb 29-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with committee amendment (1)
     Mar 1-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 3-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 7, 2000
     Mar 7-3rd reading, passed 37-0 with committee amendment (1)
     Mar 8-received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate committee amendment (1)
     Mar 21-House concurred in Senate committee amendment (1) ; passed 94-0
     Mar 23-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Mar 29-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 224)

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