98RS HB6


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HB 6 (BR 120) - A. Maricle, W. Allen, A. Arnold, P. Clark, R. Crimm, R. Murgatroyd

     AN ACT relating to voting and declaring an emergency.
     Amend KRS 118.035 to require that polls be open until the last voter who is waiting in line to vote at 6 p.m. has voted, instead of closing at 7 p.m. regardless of whether all voters in line at 6 p.m. have voted, and to require the precinct election sheriff to perform certain duties to ensure that voters who are in line to vote at 6 p.m. get to vote, but that voters subsequently arriving at the polls do not; EMERGENCY.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 6-introduced in House
     Jan 7-to Elections and Constitutional Amendments (H)
     Jan 12-posted in committee
     Jan 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 15-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for January 16, 1998
     Jan 16-3rd reading, passed 87-1
     Jan 20-received in Senate
     Jan 21-to State and Local Government (S)
     Jan 29-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 2-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 3-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for February 4, 1998
     Feb 4-3rd reading, passed 29-0
     Feb 5-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Feb 17-signed by Governor

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