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HB 370/LM (BR 1469) - D. Owens

     AN ACT relating to elections.
     Amend KRS 118.125, 118.165, 118.315, 188A.060, and 83A.045 to provide that signatures for nomination papers shall not be affixed prior to the first Wednesday after the first Monday in November of the year preceding the year in which the office will appear on the ballot; amend KRS 118.227 to require the Secretary of State to certify any changes made to a slate of candidates to the appropriate county clerk, the Registry of Election Finance, and the State Board of Elections; amend KRS 83A.170 and 83A.175 to establish when a candidate's name is not to be printed on the ballot; amend KRS 117.265 to prohibit any candidate whose name appears on the ballot from being eligible as a a write-in candidate in the regular election, except in certain situations; amend KRS 118.601, 118A.090, 83A.040, and 83A.165 to conform.

HB 370 - AMENDMENTS


     HFA (1, J. Hoover) - Retain original provisions and amend several statutes in KRS Chapters 83A, 117, 118, 118A, and 121 to change the filing deadline of candidates to the last Tuesday in April, to move the primary from May to August, to eliminate the runoff primary for gubernatorial slates, and to hold the presidential preference primary on the first Tuesday in February; create a new section of KRS Chapter 121 to instruct the Secretary of State to recommend to the State Board of Elections to change the date of the presidential preference primary under certain specific circumstances.

     HFA (2, J. Hoover) - Retain original provisions and amend several statutes in KRS Chapters 83A, 117, 118, 118A, and 121 to change the filing deadline of candidates to the last Tuesday in April and to move the primary from May to August.

     SCS/LM - Delete original provisions; amend KRS 118.245 to eliminate the runoff primary for gubernatorial slates; amend various sections to conform.

     Jan 24-introduced in House
     Jan 25-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
     Jan 31-posted in committee
     Feb 5-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 6-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 7, 2008
     Feb 7-floor amendments (1) and (2) filed ; 3rd reading, passed 93-1
     Feb 8-received in Senate
     Feb 12-to State & Local Government (S)
     Mar 24-taken from committee State & Local Government (S); 1st reading; returned to State & Local Government (S)
     Mar 25-taken from committee State & Local Government (S); 2nd reading; returned to State & Local Government (S)
     Apr 2-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute as a Consent Bill; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for April 2, 2008; 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in House; to Rules (H)
     Apr 14-taken from Rules; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute ; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 94-3; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
     Apr 15-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Apr 24-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 129)

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