HB 29/CI (BR 219) - D. Owens
AN ACT relating to information used in redistricting.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 196 to require the Department of Corrections to create and maintain a database of information on incarcerated persons, including last known address, and to report that information to the Legislative Research Commission following the decennial census; amend KRS 7.550 to require the Legislative Research Commission to receive prisoner population data, including last known address, from the Department of Corrections and to request the same information from federal facilities, and to allocate prisoners to their last known address; create a new section of KRS Chapter 5 to require that the adjusted prisoner population data be used in redistricting Kentucky's Senatorial and Representative districts; create a new section of KRS Chapter 118B to require that the adjusted prisoner population data be used in redistricting Kentucky's Congressional districts.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Jan 8-introduced in House; to State Government (H)
Feb 5-posted in committee