03RS HB27


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HB 27 (BR 255) - J. Stacy, B. Buckingham, R. Nelson, T. Riner, G. Stumbo

     AN ACT proposing an amendment to Section 42 of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to legislative sessions.
     Propose to amend Section 42 of the Constitution of Kentucky to require the General Assembly to remain in the even-year regular session beyond sixty days if necessary to enact a budget bill or bills; prohibit consideration of any other bill or resolution having the force and effect of law after the sixtieth legislative day.


     HCS - Retain original bill, except permit consideration of budget memorandum; provide that members of the General Assembly shall not receive compensation for their services after the 60th legislative day; provide for a 2-day veto override period after enactment of budget in extended session; amend ballot language.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s))

     Jan 7-introduced in House; to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
     Feb 5-posting waived
     Feb 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 14-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 18-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 19, 2003
     Feb 24-3rd reading, passed 97-1 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 25-received in Senate
     Feb 27-to State and Local Government (S)

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