01RS HB358


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HB 358/LM (BR 969) - M. Rader, S. Baugh, B. Colter, D. Ford, L. Napier, J. Stewart, T. Turner

     AN ACT relating to local option elections.
     Amend KRS 242.060 to delete provision requiring county to pay the costs of local option elections; place responsibility for payment on the citizen or group of citizens who initiate the petition; require that the costs be the actual costs; require the State Board of Elections to establish procedures by which payment is made; specify persons who are and are not liable for paying costs of the election.


     HCS - Retain original provisions; amend KRS 242.030 to provide that local option election shall be held on general election day; amend KRS 242.070 to provide that precinct election officers shall be those appointed under KRS 117.045; delete provisions for guards of ballot boxes; amend KRS 242.1292, 242.1297, 242.185, and 242.125 to conform; repeal KRS 242.090 and 242.150.

     Feb 19-introduced in House
     Feb 20-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
     Feb 23-posted in committee
     Feb 28-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 1-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 5-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)

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