Senate Bill 5

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Title AN ACT proposing to amend Section 95 of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to the election of state officers.
Bill Documents Introduced
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 940
Sponsors C. McDaniel, R. Alvarado, C. Embry Jr., R. Girdler, R. Mills, D. Thayer, M. Wilson
Summary of Original Version Propose to amend Section 95 of the Constitution of Kentucky to hold the election of the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Treasurer, Auditor of Public Accounts, Attorney General, Secretary of State, and Commissioner of Agriculture, Labor and Statistics in even-numbered years, every four years, beginning in 2028; provide transitional calendar; submit to the voters for ratification or rejection. Provide ballot language.
Index Headings of Original Version Local Mandate - Election of statewide constitutional officers, change to even-numbered years
County Clerks - Election of statewide constitutional officers, change to even-numbered years
Elections and Voting - Constitutional amendment, change election year of statewide constitutional officers
Governor - Time of election, move to even-numbered years
Lieutenant Governor - Time of election, move to even-numbered years
Public Officers and Employees - Election of statewide constitutional officers, change to even-numbered years
Secretary of State - Time of election, move to even-numbered years
Treasurer - Time of election, move to even-numbered years
Agriculture - Commissioner of, time of election, move to even-numbered years
Attorney General - Time of election, move to even-numbered years
Auditor of Public Accounts - Time of election, move to even-numbered years
Constitution, Ky. - Election of statewide constitutional officers, change to even-numbered years
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01/08/19
  • introduced in Senate
  • taken from Committee on Committees (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Committee on Committees (S)
  • to State & Local Government (S)
01/09/19
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules
01/10/19
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 10, 2019
  • 3rd reading, passed 31-4
01/11/19
  • received in House


Last updated: 1/11/2019 2:45 PM (EST)