KY HB327 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 4 2021 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-03-30 - to Rules (S)
Pending: Senate Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Amend KRS 23A.020 and 24A.030 (Effective January 2, 2023) to move Hancock County from the Thirty-eighth Circuit and District to the Sixth Circuit and District; amend KRS 23A.045 (Effective January 2, 2023) and 23A.050 to add a circuit judge to the Sixth Judicial Circuit; amend 24A.050 to remove a district judge from the Thirty-eighth Judicial District; specify election schedule for new judgeship; request that the additional circuit court judgeship be designated as a family court judgeship and establish election dates; request that the division removed from the Thirty-eighth District should be DivisionTwo; Sections 1 to 5 EFFECTIVE January 2, 2023.

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AN ACT relating to judicial districts and circuits.


Roll Calls

2021-03-16 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading W/`scs1 RSN# 1781 (Y: 23 N: 13 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2021-03-03 - House - House: Third Reading RCS# 201 (Y: 90 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 6) [PASS]


2021-03-30Senateto Rules (S)
2021-03-30Senatereceived in Senate
2021-03-30HouseHouse refused to concur in Senate Committee Substitute
2021-03-29Houseposted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
2021-03-29Housetaken from Rules
2021-03-16Houseto Rules (H)
2021-03-16Housereceived in House
2021-03-16Senatepassed 23-13 with Committee Substitute (1)
2021-03-16Senatefloor amendment (1) ruled not germane
2021-03-16Senate3rd reading
2021-03-15Senatepassed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
2021-03-12Senatefloor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
2021-03-12Senatepassed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
2021-03-12Senatetaken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
2021-03-11Senateposted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 12, 2021
2021-03-11Senatereported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1) as a consent bill
2021-03-05Senatereturned to Judiciary (S)
2021-03-05Senate2nd reading
2021-03-05Senatetaken from Judiciary (S)
2021-03-04Senatereturned to Judiciary (S)
2021-03-04Senate1st reading
2021-03-04Senatetaken from Judiciary (S)
2021-03-04Senateto Judiciary (S)
2021-03-04Senateto Committee on Committees (S)
2021-03-04Senatereceived in Senate
2021-03-03House3rd reading, passed 90-4 with Committee Substitute
2021-03-02Houseposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 3, 2021
2021-03-01Housereported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute
2021-02-25Houseposted in committee
2021-02-25Houseto Judiciary (H)
2021-02-25House1st reading
2021-02-25Housetaken from Committee on Committees (H)
2021-02-02Houseto Committee on Committees (H)
2021-02-02Houseintroduced in House


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