HB 136 (BR 398) - J. Comer, C. Embry Jr
AN ACT relating to independent candidates for office.
Amend KRS 83A.045 to change filing deadline for independent candidates for office to the Tuesday before the primary election; amend KRS 118.365 to change filing deadline for independent candidates for office to the Tuesday prior to the primary election.
HB 136 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Retain original provisions, except make effective date January 1, 2004.
SFA (1, A. Robinson) - Create a new section of KRS Chapter 118 to require a statement of candidacy form for independent candidates; establish procedures for filing the form; require the State Board of Elections to prescribe the form; amend KRS 118.365 to prohibit the acceptance of petitions of nomination for independent candidates, if a statement of candidacy form has not been filed.
Jan 7-introduced in House
Jan 8-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
Feb 10-posted in committee
Feb 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 14-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 24-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 25, 2003
Feb 25-3rd reading, passed 95-2 with Committee Substitute
Feb 26-received in Senate
Feb 27-to State and Local Government (S)
Mar 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar; floor amendment (1) filed
Mar 5-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 6-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 6, 2003
Mar 10-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 10, 2003; 3rd reading, passed 33-0 with floor amendment (1) ; received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate floor amendment (1)
Mar 11-House concurred in Senate floor amendment (1) ; passed 91-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
Mar 18-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 92)