HB 182/FN (BR 962) - Dw. Butler
AN ACT proposing to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to the salaries of state officials and to amend Sections 120, 235, and 246 of the Constitution of Kentucky to conform.
Propose to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky establishing an independent commission to set salaries of members of the General Assembly, judges, the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor, the Treasurer, the Auditor of Public Accounts, the Attorney General, the Secretary of State, and the Commissioner of Agriculture; require the General Assembly to enact laws creating this commission; require the commission periodically to file salary schedules with the Secretary of State; allow voter referendum on a salary schedule after the filing of a petition signed by five percent of the number of voters who participated in the most recent election for Governor; require salaries in effect on November 4, 2014, to remain in effect until altered by the commission or by voter referendum; propose to amend Sections 120, 235, and 246 of the Constitution of Kentucky to conform; submit to voters.
Jan 9-introduced in House
Jan 13-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
Feb 20-posted in committee
Mar 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Mar 12-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 18-taken from Rules; placed in the Orders of the Day