HB 201/LM (BR 929) - D. Owens
AN ACT relating to elections.
Amend KRS 116.055 to permit members of political organizations and political groups to vote in primaries for nonpartisan races; amend KRS 117.035 to establish a process to select temporary replacements for members on a county board of elections if a member is prohibited from serving, chooses not to serve, or cannot serve due to illness or disability; amend KRS 117.045 to prohibit an election officer from being a candidate while serving as an election officer or from being an election officer in a precinct where the election officer has family members on the ballot; amend KRS 117.085 to clarify the procedures to follow to apply for, to transmit, to cast, and to count an absentee ballot; amend KRS 117.187 to require a county board of elections to include the Elections and Voting Equipment Security Plan in the training provided to election officers; amend KRS 117.265 to establish a timetable for the filing of a declaration of intent; amend KRS 117.295 to require that ballot boxes remain locked after voting; amend KRS 118.425 to establish that the State Board of Elections count and tabulate the votes certified to the Secretary of State no later than the third Monday after the election.
Feb 3-introduced in House
Feb 4-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
Feb 5-posted in committee
Feb 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Feb 11-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 12-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 13, 2009
Feb 23-3rd reading, passed 96-0
Feb 24-received in Senate
Feb 26-to State & Local Government (S)
Mar 9-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
Mar 10-2nd reading, to Rules