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HB400

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HB 400 (BR 1360) - R. Palumbo

     AN ACT relating to presidential elections.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 118 to set forth the agreement among the states to elect the president by national popular vote; create Article I to allow any state and D.C. to be a member of the agreement; create Article II to provide that member states shall conduct a statewide popular vote for election of President and Vice President; create Article III to specify the manner of appointing presidential electors in member states; create Article IV to provide that the compact shall take effect when states cumulatively possessing a majority of the electoral votes enact the agreement and allow a state to withdraw from the agreement; create Article V to set forth definitions of the compact.

     Jan 29-introduced in House
     Jan 30-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
     Feb 7-posted in committee
     Mar 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 12-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 18-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 19, 2008
     Mar 27-recommitted to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)


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