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HB 584 (BR 1662) - R. Meeks

     AN ACT relating to petitions for local option elections.
     Amend KRS 242.020 to permit a qualified voter to request a public hearing prior to the filing of a petition for local option election; establish a prefiling period of 14 days from receipt of petition by the county clerk; require notice to be given pursuant to KRS Chapter 424; require petition to be filed after 14 days if no hearing is requested; permit signer to request removal of his or name from petition if the name was placed on petition by means of deception or under false pretenses; require county/judge executive to remove name by order if signer proves name was placed on petition without his or her authority.

     Mar 2-introduced in House
     Mar 4-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
     Mar 17-posted in committee
     Mar 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 25-2nd reading, to Rules; recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

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