01RS HB259


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HB 259/LM (BR 1194) - J. Callahan, A. Simpson

     AN ACT relating to nonelected city offices and officers.
     Amend KRS 83A.080 to require the offices of city clerk, city manager, city administrator, chief of police, and fire chief to be created under this section, permit a city to create additional nonelected city offices, require the executive authority of a city to give written reasons for the removal of nonelected city officers when invoking their "at will" dismissal power, and clarify that written reasons do not limit the "at will" powers of the executive authority.

     Feb 12-introduced in House
     Feb 13-to Local Government (H); posted in committee
     Feb 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 16-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 19-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day forTuesday, February 20, 2001
     Feb 20-3rd reading, passed 82-13
     Feb 21-received in Senate
     Feb 26-to State and Local Government (S)
     Mar 5-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 6-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 7-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 7, 2001; 3rd reading, passed 28-0
     Mar 8-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Mar 19-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 118)

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