HB 486/LM (BR 1206) - D. Owens, R. Meeks
AN ACT relating to elections.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 117 to establish a voluntary program for early voting; authorize the State Board of Elections to promulgate administrative regulations to carry out new section; amend KRS 117.086 and 117.087 to conform.
HB 486 - AMENDMENTS
HCS/LM - Retain original provisions, except amend guidelines for selecting counties to participate in pilot program to include a county containing a consolidated local government or an urban-county government.
HFA (1, J. Hoover) - Retain original provisions; amend filing deadlines for primaries to April 15; amend date to determine order of candidates on ballots.
HFA (2, J. Comer Jr.) - Amend to designate Monroe, Russell, Cumberland, and Clinton Counties as early voting pilot program participants; amend to expand the early voting pilot program to the 2010 primary.
Feb 23-introduced in House
Feb 24-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
Feb 26-posted in committee
Mar 3-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 4-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 5, 2009; floor amendments (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute
Mar 5-3rd reading, passed 59-35 with Committee Substitute
Mar 6-received in Senate
Mar 9-to State & Local Government (S)