01RS SB188


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SB 188 (BR 1421) - R. Stivers

     AN ACT relating to write-in votes.
     Amend KRS 117.265 to require write-in candidates to file a declaration of intent not later than the second Tuesday in August preceding the day fixed law for holding the general or special election, and to delete exemption for candidates for election to municipal office in cities of the fifth or sixth class from filing requirements.


     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 1-3rd reading, passed 38-0
     Mar 2-received in House
     Mar 5-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H); posting waived
     Mar 6-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 7-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 8-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 9, 2001; floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed

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