HB 3 (BR 835) - D. Owens, R. Wilkey, J. Arnold Jr, E. Ballard, L. Belcher, J. Bell, T. Burch, L. Clark, L. Combs, J. Crenshaw, T. Edmonds, T. Firkins, D. Graham, J. Greer, K. Hall, R. Henderson, C. Hoffman, D. Horlander, J. Jenkins, D. Keene, Ji. Lee, M. Marzian, T. McKee, R. Meeks, C. Miller, H. Moberly Jr, R. Nelson, R. Palumbo, D. Pasley, R. Rand, F. Rasche, J. Richards, C. Rollins II, A. Simpson, A. Smith, K. Stein, T. Thompson, J. Tilley, D. Watkins, J. Wayne, R. Webb, R. Weston, S. Westrom, B. Yonts
AN ACT proposing to amend Section 77 of the Constitution of Kentucky, relating to the Governor's power to remit fines and forfeitures and grant reprieves and pardons.
Propose to amend the Constitution of Kentucky to prohibit the governor from being allowed to pardon himself; require that an individual who has been changed with, convicted of, or adjudged liable for an offense apply to the governor for a reprieve, pardon, commutation, or remission; require that anyone submitting an application must provide written notice accepting or rejecting the granted relief; submit to voters for ratification or rejection; provide ballot language.
Feb 6-introduced in House; posting waived; to Judiciary (H)
Feb 7-reassigned to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H); posting waived; posted in committee
Feb 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Feb 14-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 15, 2007
Feb 15-3rd reading, passed 71-26
Feb 16-received in Senate
Feb 21-to State & Local Government (S)