HB 362/FN (BR 1043) - A. Arnold, C. Hoffman
AN ACT relating to elections and declaring an emergency.
Create new section of KRS Chapter 118 to require the Secretary of State, in conjunction with the Governor, to prepare a state plan meeting the requirements of the federal Help America Vote Act; create an Election Reform Fund within the general fund for the purpose of carrying out election reforms under the Help America Vote Act; provide that Secretary of State shall use amounts in the fund for the purpose of implementing the Help America Vote Act; appropriate $2,100,000 to the Election Reform Fund for purposes of providing the state match for federal funds to be provided under the Help America Vote Act, provide that funds shall not lapse; provide for maintenance of effort requirement at $1,303,100; EMERGENCY.
HB 362 - AMENDMENTS
HCS/FN - Delete appropriation to conform to budget bill; declare appropriation needed to reach 5% requirement for federal match a necessary governmental expense.
HCA (1/Title, H. Moberly) - Make title amendment.
HFA (1/Title, H. Moberly) - Make title amendment.
HFA (2, A. Arnold) - Delete references to Secretary of State's use of Election Reform Fund.
SCS/FN - Retain original provisions, except delete references to Secretary of State's use of Election Reform Fund.
SFA (1, D. Williams) - Amend KRS 118.245 to eliminate the runoff primary for gubernatorial slates; amend various sections to conform; amend KRS 121.150 and 121A.130 to allow gubernatorial slates to accept contributions with 28 days prior to an election; require reports with 24-hours of receipt or contributions or making expenditures within the last 28 days of an election; permit slates to carry unexpended funds from the primary to the general election; establish contribution limits from permanent committees for slates; exclude goods and services from state or county executive committees from the definition of contribution; and allow goods and services provided on behalf of a county or state executive committee to be done in coordination with a slate.
Feb 6-introduced in House
Feb 7-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
Feb 10-posted in committee
Feb 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Feb 14-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 19-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)
Feb 24-posting waived
Feb 25-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 26, 2003; floor amendment (1-title) filed
Feb 26-floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute ; 3rd reading, passed 97-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1-title)
Feb 27-received in Senate
Feb 28-to State and Local Government (S)
Mar 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 5-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 10-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute ; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 11, 2003
Mar 11-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day; 3rd reading, passed 28-7 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1) ; received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
Mar 24-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)