01RS SB187


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SB 187 (BR 1422) - R. Stivers

     AN ACT regarding confirmation of voter identity.
     Amend KRS 117.227 to remove the requirement that the election officer shall require the voter to complete the affidavit which is required to be completed by a voter whose right to vote is challenged, if the voter has no identification in his possession; amend KRS 116.085 to conform.


     SFA (1, R. Stivers) - Delete amendment to KRS 116.085 relating to confirmation of voter identity after change of residence.
     HFA (1, B. Yonts) - Add new Section amending KRS 23A.020 relating to Judicial Circuits to redefine the 29th Judicial Circuit as Adair and Casey counties; redefine the 40th Judicial Circuit as Monroe, Cumberland, and Clinton counties; create a new 57 Judicial Circuit comprised of Russell and Wayne counties; Amend KRS 23A.040 to provide one additional circuit judge for the 4th Judicial Circuit of Hopkins county, the 41st Judicial Circuit of Clay, Jackson, and Leslie counties, and the 51st Judicial Circuit consisting of Henderson county; amend KRS 24A.050 relating to Judicial Districts with two district judges to add one additional judge for the 5th Judicial District consisting of Crittenden, Union, and Webster counties and to add one additional judge for the 37th Judicial District consisting of Carter, Elliott, and Morgan counties. Effective April 1, 2002 and for the Fourth Judicial Circuit upon a certification of need by the Supreme Court.
     HFA (2/Title, B. Yonts) - Amend the title to be AN ACT relating to the government of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

     Feb 19-introduced in Senate
     Feb 22-to State and Local Government (S)
     Feb 27-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 28-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 1, 2001
     Mar 1-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day; floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 2-3rd reading, passed 26-7 with floor amendment (1)
     Mar 5-received in House
     Mar 6-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H); posting waived
     Mar 7-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed
     Mar 8-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 9, 2001

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