HB 263/LM (BR 945) - D. Owens, L. Clark, J. Richards
AN ACT relating to elections.
Amend KRS 118.176 to add candidates for special elections to current definitions; amend KRS 118.315, 118.365, 118.367, and 118.770 to include political organization or political group candidates as candidates required to file nomination papers for a regular election; amend KRS 118.375 to change from 106 days to three months as the minimum amount of time that certain candidates may file petitions for a vacant elective office; amend KRS 118.760 to state the procedures to be followed for the nomination of independent, or political organization or political group candidates for a special election; amend KRS 118.780 to conform; amend KRS 118.775 to allow a county board of election to certify the election results in a special election; amend KRS 118A.100 to establish petition standards for candidates for an unexpired term of a judicial office; amend KRS 188A.190 to establish for the board of elections of each county a certification deadline to the Secretary of State following primary or regular election.
Feb 4-introduced in House
Feb 5-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
Feb 12-posted in committee
Feb 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
Feb 25-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, February 27, 2009
Feb 27-3rd reading, passed 93-0
Mar 2-received in Senate
Mar 4-to State & Local Government (S)
Mar 9-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
Mar 10-2nd reading, to Rules