03RS SB59


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SB 59 (BR 368) - A. Kerr, A. Robinson

     AN ACT relating to local option elections.
     Amend KRS 242.020 to provide that the county judge/executive makes an order specifying the date of the local option election, except where the date is specified by the petition, and provide that the county clerk shall notify the State Board of Elections of the date and subject matter of the election; amend KRS 242.030 to specify that the local option election shall not be held within 60 days of a primary or general election, except as provided in KRS 242.185, and provide filing deadlines for elections held on primary or general election days; amend KRS 242.040 to provide that the county clerk shall notify the sheriff that a valid petition stating a specific date for the election has been filed; amend KRS 242.070 to delete provisions relating to nomination of election officers, witnesses, and guards and provide that the officers of election shall be those appointed for all other elections under KRS 117.045; amend KRS 242.090 to delete references to witnesses and guards; and repeal KRS 242.080.

     Jan 10-introduced in Senate; to State and Local Government (S)
     Feb 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 12-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 14-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 18, 2003
     Feb 18-3rd reading, passed 36-0
     Feb 19-received in House
     Feb 20-to Licensing and Occupations (H)
     Feb 21-posted in committee

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