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HB 18/LM (BR 123) - D. Owens, M. Cherry, L. Clark, R. Meeks, C. Miller, T. Riner

     AN ACT relating to the runoff primary.
     Amend KRS 118.245 to eliminate the runoff primary for gubernatorial slates; amend various sections to conform.

HB 18 - AMENDMENTS


     SFA (1, D. Williams) - Amend various sections of KRS Chapter 118 to change the filing deadline for presidential candidates to 45 days before the presidential preference primary; change the presidential preference primary date to the first Tuesday in February; create a new section of KRS Chapter 118 to require the Secretary of State to make a recommendation to the State Board of Elections to change the date of the presidential preference primary under certain conditions; require the State Board of Elections to give notice to the Legislative Research Commission if the date of the presidential preference primary is to change; require the State Board of Elections to promulgate administrative regulations and establish procedures for election officials to follow.

     SFA (2/Title, D. Williams) - Make title amendment.

     SFA (3, D. Williams) - Amend various sections of KRS Chapters 83A, 116, 117, 118, 118A, 119, and 121 to change the filing deadline for candidates in primaries from the last Tuesday in January to the last Tuesday in April; change the date of the primary from the first Tuesday after the third Monday in May to the first Tuesday after the third Monday in August.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jul 20-To: Interim Joint Committee on State Government
     Jan 8-introduced in House; to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
     Jan 24-posted in committee
     Jan 29-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 30-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 31, 2008
     Jan 31-3rd reading, passed 92-3
     Feb 1-received in Senate
     Feb 6-to State & Local Government (S)
     Feb 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 14-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendments (1) (2-title) and (3) filed
     Feb 15-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 19, 2008
     Feb 19-3rd reading, passed 23-13 with floor amendments (1) (2-title) and (3)
     Feb 20-received in House; to Rules (H)
     Feb 28-posted for passage for concurrence in Senate floor amendments (1) (2-title) and (3) on Friday, February 29, 2008

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