03RS HB208


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HB 208 (BR 445) - S. Brinkman

     AN ACT relating to the annexation of a city of the fifth class.
     Amend KRS 81A.530 to permit a city of the fifth class to be annexed by a city of the third, fourth, or fifth class as prescribed if the cities share a common boundary, they enact identical ordinances relating to the annexation and a majority of the residents of the city to be annexed approve the annexation either by petition or public referendum; require all assets and liabilities of the city of the fifth class being annexed to become those of the annexing city; require the city clerk of the fifth class city being dissolved to notify the Secretary of State of the dissolution as prescribed; require the area of the city of the fifth class being annexed to assume the local option status of the annexing city.


     HCS - Permit cities of the 2nd class to merge with other cities as prescribed, and insert "merger" in lieu of "annexation" throughout the bill to clarify the procedure.

     HFA (1/Title, S. Brinkman) - Make title amendment.

     Jan 10-introduced in House
     Feb 4-to Local Government (H)
     Feb 10-posted in committee
     Feb 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute ; floor amendment (1-title) filed
     Feb 14-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 19-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 20, 2003
     Feb 21-3rd reading, passed 89-3 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1-title)
     Feb 24-received in Senate
     Feb 27-to State and Local Government (S)
     Mar 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 5-2nd reading, to Rules

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