HB 507/LM (BR 1793) - J. Stewart, C. Belcher, J. Arnold Jr., K. Bratcher, M. Cherry, B. Colter, R. Crimm, B. DeWeese, J. Jenkins, S. Johns, E. Jordan, T. Kerr, M. Marzian, R. Palumbo, M. Rader, C. Siler, D. Sims, K. Stein, J. Turner, C. Walton, R. Webb, S. Westrom
AN ACT relating to absentee voting and declaring an emergency.
Amend KRS 117.085 to allow any pregnant woman, who is in her last trimester of pregnancy at the time she wishes to vote, to vote in the county clerk's office or other place designated by the county board of elections and approved by the State Board of Elections, up to the close of normal business hours on the day before the election; provide for the application form containing the woman's sworn statement that she is in her last trimester of pregnancy at the time she wishes to vote; provide that the application be made in person to the county clerk within 12 working days before the election to vote; provide that a county board of elections may provide for voting to be conducted for a period longer than 12 working days before the election; amend KRS 117.086 to include pregnant women qualified to vote prior to the election in the list of those voters who shall vote at the main office of the county clerk or other place designated by the county board of elections; EMERGENCY.
HB 507 - AMENDMENTS
HCS/LM - Retain original provisions, provide that pregnant woman in last trimester may vote on voting machine for 12 days preceding election.
HFA (1, H. Anderson) - Amend to provide that any qualified voter in the county, other than someone otherwise qualified to vote absentee, may vote on a voting machine in the clerk's office 12 days prior to the election.
HFA (2, H. Anderson) - Amend to provide that any qualified voter in the county, other than someone otherwise qualified to vote absentee, may vote at any time during normal business hours on at least any of the 12 working days before the election up to the close of business hours on the day before the election.
Jan 28-introduced in House
Feb 1-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
Feb 7-posted in committee
Feb 9-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute ; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
Feb 10-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
Feb 15-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 16, 2000
Feb 17-3rd reading, passed 97-0 with Committee Substitute
Feb 18-received in Senate
Feb 23-to State and Local Government (S)
Feb 29-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
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
Mar 8-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
Mar 17-signed by Governor (Acts ch.134)