KY SB5 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 8-0)
Status: Engrossed on January 11 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2019-02-05 - to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
Pending: House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


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.

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AN ACT proposing to amend Section 95 of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to the election of state officers.


Roll Calls

2019-01-10 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RSN# 779 (Y: 31 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2019-02-05Houseto Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
2019-01-11Housereceived in House
2019-01-10Senate3rd reading, passed 31-4
2019-01-10Senateposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 10, 2019
2019-01-09Senatereported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules
2019-01-08Senateto State & Local Government (S)
2019-01-08Senatereturned to Committee on Committees (S)
2019-01-08Senate1st reading
2019-01-08Senatetaken from Committee on Committees (S)
2019-01-08Senateintroduced in Senate


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