HB 459/LM (BR 1222) - C. Miller, D. Butler, L. Clark, J. Higdon, C. Hoffman, D. Horlander, D. Keene, Ji. Lee, H. Moberly Jr.
AN ACT relating to campaign finance reports.
Amend KRS 121.120 and 121.180 to require the Registry of Election Finance to accept the electronic filing of a campaign finance report as the official version of the report, if the candidate or slate of candidates so chooses; allow the registry to accept electronic reports that are submitted on optical or magnetic disks; delete the requirement that candidates and committees file with the county clerk duplicate paper copies of reports submitted electronically; allow the registry to require filers accepting free filer-side software to use the electronic filing system; clarify provision making electronic filing available to all candidates, committees, and others required to file reports.
HB 459 - AMENDMENTS
HFA (1, J. Hoover) - Amend KRS 121.015 to re-define "political issues committee"; create new sections of KRS 121 to create reporting requirements for political issues committees that advocate the passage or defeat of a constitutional amendment; require that daily reports be submitted to the Registry of Election Finance for the 30 days preceding a general election; amend KRS 121.180 to conform; amend KRS 121.990 to create penalties.
Feb 4-introduced in House
Feb 5-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
Feb 12-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Feb 13-posting waived retroactively; 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 14, 2008
Feb 14-floor amendment (1) filed ; 3rd reading, passed 98-0
Feb 15-received in Senate
Feb 20-to State & Local Government (S)