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HB 302/RM/RS (BR 1372) - M. Cherry

     AN ACT relating to redistricting and declaring an emergency.
     Extend the filing deadline for congressional candidates to February 7, 2012 for the 2012, primary and for no other election; permit the Secretary of State for the 2012 primary and for no other election, to determine when the drawing for ballot positions for congressional candidates will be held and when the certification of congressional candidates will be determined; EMERGENCY.

HB 302 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS/RM/RS - (C0957B01) Amend various sections of KRS Chapter 118B to divide the Commonwealth into the following congressional districts: DISTRICT 1 - Allen (part), Ballard, Breckinridge, Butler, Caldwell, Calloway, Carlisle, Christian, Crittenden, Daviess, Fulton, Graves, Hancock, Henderson, Hickman, Hopkins, Livingston, Logan, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken, McLean, Muhlenberg, Ohio, Simpson, Todd, Trigg, Union, Webster; DISTRICT 2 - Adair, Allen (part), Barren, Boyle, Bullitt (part), Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Edmonson, Garrard, Grayson, Green, Hardin, Hart, Jessamine (part), Larue, Lincoln, McCreary, Meade, Metcalfe, Monroe, Pulaski (part), Rockcastle, Russell, Taylor, Warren, Wayne, Whitley (part); DISTRICT 3 - Jefferson County (part); DISTRICT 4 - Boone, Bracken, Bullitt (part), Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Henry, Jefferson County (part), Kenton, Lewis, Mason, Nelson, Oldham, Owen, Pendleton, Robertson, Scott (part), Shelby, Spencer, Trimble; DISTRICT 5 - Bell, Boyd, Breathitt, Carter, Clay, Elliott, Estill, Fleming, Floyd, Greenup, Harlan, Jackson, Johnson, Knott, Knox, Laurel, Lawrence, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Magoffin, Martin, Menifee, Morgan, Owsley, Perry, Pike, Pulaski (part), Rowan, Whitley (part), Wolfe; DISTRICT 6 - Anderson, Bath, Bourbon, Clark, Fayette, Franklin, Harrison, Jessamine (part), Madison, Marion, Mercer, Montgomery, Nicholas, Powell, Scott (part), Washington, Woodford; PLAN INTEGRITY VERIFIED; specify that precinct names may be shortened to accommodate formatting requirements of the bill drafting system and that the precinct names will be provided in full in codification; specify how county and precinct names are to be displayed depending on whether the territory of the county or precinct is included in a particular legislative district in its entirety or in part and direct how those items will be displayed in codification; direct county boards of elections to change precinct boundaries to conform to representative and senatorial district boundaries; EMERGENCY.
     HFA (1, D. Ford) - Amend to extend the filing deadline for state legislative and appellate judicial candidates.
     HFA (2/P, J. Hoover) - Retain original provisions; create new sections of KRS Chapter 5 to establish the Committee on Legislative and Congressional Redistricting; require the committee to develop plans for legislative and congressional redistricting; require the committee to submit its redistricting plans to the Legislative Research Commission for referral to the Interim Joint Committee on State Government; require the General Assembly to consider the committee's plan as approved by the Interim Joint Committee on State Government; provide for penalties and fine upon conviction of attempting to influence members of the committee.
     SCS/LM/RM/RS - (CH302C02) Amend various sections of KRS Chapter 118B to divide the Commonwealth into the following congressional districts: DISTRICT 1 - Adair, Allen, Ballard, Caldwell, Calloway, Carlisle, Casey, Christian, Clinton, Crittenden, Cumberland, Fulton, Graves, Henderson, Hickman, Hopkins, Livingston, Logan, Lyon, Marion, Marshall, McCracken, McLean, Metcalfe, Monroe, Muhlenberg, Ohio, Russell, Simpson, Taylor, Todd, Trigg, Union, Washington (part), Webster; DISTRICT 2 - Barren, Boyle, Breckinridge, Bullitt, Butler, Daviess, Edmonson, Garrard, Grayson, Green, Hancock, Hardin, Hart, Jessamine (part), Larue, Meade, Mercer, Nelson, Spencer (part), Warren, Washington (part); DISTRICT 3 - Jefferson County (part); DISTRICT 4 - Boone, Boyd (part), Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Greenup, Harrison (part), Henry, Jefferson County (part), Kenton, Lewis, Mason, Oldham, Owen, Pendleton, Shelby, Spencer (part), Trimble; DISTRICT 5 - Bell, Boyd (part), Breathitt, Carter, Clay, Elliott, Floyd, Harlan, Jackson, Johnson, Knott, Knox, Laurel, Lawrence, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Lincoln, Magoffin, Martin, McCreary, Morgan, Owsley, Perry, Pike, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Rowan, Wayne, Whitley; DISTRICT 6 - Anderson, Bath, Bourbon, Clark, Estill, Fayette, Fleming, Franklin, Harrison (part), Jessamine (part), Madison, Menifee, Montgomery, Nicholas, Powell, Robertson, Scott, Wolfe, Woodford; PLAN INTEGRITY VERIFIED; amend KRS 118B.010 to conform dates; specify that precinct names may be shortened to accommodate formatting requirements of the bill drafting system and that the precinct names will be provided in full in codification; specify how county and precinct names are to be displayed depending on whether the territory of the county or precinct is included in a particular legislative district in its entirety or in part and direct how those items will be displayed in codification; direct county boards of elections to change precinct boundaries to conform to district boundaries; extend filing deadline for Congressional candidates and give Secretary of State authority to determine other relevant elections dates; EMERGENCY.

     Jan 23-introduced in House
     Jan 24-to State Government (H); taken from State Government (H); 1st reading; returned to State Government (H); posted in committee
     Jan 25-taken from State Government (H); 2nd reading; returned to State Government (H); floor amendment (1) filed
     Jan 31-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute
     Feb 1-floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute ; taken from Rules (H); placed in the Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 1, 2012; 3rd reading, passed 57-37 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 2-received in Senate; taken from Committee on Committees (S); 1st reading; to State & Local Government (S)
     Feb 6-taken from State & Local Government (S); 2nd reading; returned to State & Local Government (S)
     Feb 10-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute ; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 10, 2012; 3rd reading, passed 29-7 with Committee Substitute ; received in House; to Rules (H); taken from Rules (H); posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute ; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 58-26; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor; signed by Governor (Acts ch. 3)

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