04RS HB208


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HB 208 (BR 834) - A. Arnold

     AN ACT relating to filing deadlines for write-in candidates.
     Amend KRS 117.265 to provide for 4 p.m. deadline for filing of declaration of intent to be a write-in candidate.


     SCS - Retain original provisions of the bill and amend KRS 242.020 to provide for filing of petition where territory to be affected is in more than one county, and provide that 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 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 the election shall be those appointed for all other elections under KRS 117.045; amend KRS 242.110 to provide for certification of the local option election when territory affected lies in more than one county; KRS 242.120 to provide for recanvass procedures in local option elections; repeal KRS 242.080 and KRS 242.090.

     SCA (1/Title, A. Robinson) - Make title amendment.

     SFA (1, T. Buford) - Amend KRS 242.030(5) to provide for time frame for local option elections held on a primary or general election day.

     Jan 7-introduced in House
     Jan 8-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
     Jan 13-posted in committee
     Jan 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 16-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 21-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 22, 2004
     Jan 26-3rd reading, passed 91-0
     Jan 27-received in Senate
     Jan 30-to State and Local Government (S)
     Mar 2-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Mar 3-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 4-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 9, 2004
     Mar 9-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day; recommitted to State and Local Government (S)

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