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KYHB574PassAmend various sections of KRS Chapters 48, 65, 83A, 116, 117, 118, 118A, 119, 120, 242, and 424 relating to paper ballots, voting equipment, voting systems, election education, voter registration, mail-in and in-person absentee voting and procedures,...
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2021-04-07
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 197)
KYHB309Engross

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Create a new section of KRS 67C to allow a consolidated local government to create a Civilian and Accountability Review Board, establish membership and duties of the board, authorize the board to request subpoenas from the Government Audit and Oversi...
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2021-03-30
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB63PassAmend KRS 117.035 to move the appointment of members of the county board of elections to the year after the presidential election beginning in 2027; reduce the requirement of the submission of five names to one name by the county executive committees...
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2021-03-29
To Senate Rules Committee
KYHB162Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 120 to provide for an automatic recount in elections of constitutional officers, members of Congress, and members of the General Assembly when the vote margin is 0.5% or less; amend KRS 118.775 relating to membersh...
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2021-03-29
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB400Intro

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Amend KRS 118.720 to require the Governor to sign a proclamation for an election to fill a vacancy in the office of United States Senator; repeal KRS 63.200, which requires the Governor to fill vacancies in the office of United States Senator.
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2021-03-29
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSB228PassAmend KRS 63.200 to change the procedure for filling a vacancy in the office of United States Senator; amend KRS 118. 740 and 118.770 to conform.
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2021-03-29
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 154)
KYHB133PassAmend KRS 132.017 to reduce the number of signatures required for a recall petition of a tax levy by a district board of education.
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2021-03-28
became law without Governor's Signature (Acts Ch. 149)
KYHB120PassCreate various sections of KRS Chapter 75 to define terms; establish procedures for the creation of a consolidated emergency services district; authorize certain local government officials to appoint 3 members to the board of trustees of the district...
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2021-03-25
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 116)
KYHB217Engross

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 48 to prohibit the use of governmental funds in contravention of the provisions of KRS Chapters 39A to 39F; amend KRS 39A.090 to apply emergency order limitations to executive orders issued under KRS Chapters 39A t...
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2021-03-15
taken from State & Local Government (S)
KYHB425Intro

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Amend various sections of KRS Chapters 83A, 116, 117, 118, 118A, 119, 120, 242, and 424 relating to paper ballots, voting equipment, voting systems, and elections; repeal KRS 117.381 and 117.387, relating to electronic voting systems.
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2021-03-11
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB225Engross

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Amend KRS 118.165 to change the filing deadline for candidates of more than one county, congressional candidates, and General Assembly candidates seeking elected office from the first Friday following the first Monday in January to the last Tuesday i...
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2021-03-03
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHB268Intro

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Propose to amend Sections 30 and 31 of the Constitution of Kentucky to provide four-year terms of office for members of the Kentucky House of Representatives beginning with those elected from even-numbered districts in November 2024 and with those el...
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2021-03-02
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYHB501Intro

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Amend KRS 16.170 to permit officers and individuals employed as a Trooper R Class or CVE R Class to participate in political activities while off duty; define what constitutes a political activity; establish guidelines for participation; amend KRS 16...
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2021-03-01
To House Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection Committee
KYHCR47Engross

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Establish the Election Integrity and Security Task Force to study current elections processes in Kentucky.
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2021-02-25
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYHB410Intro

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Amend KRS 116.035 to allow a person who is homeless and lacks an established and fixed nighttime residence of regular return an option to choose a non-traditional place of residence for purposes of voting.
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2021-02-25
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYHB474Intro

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Propose to amend Section 117 of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to the election of judges on a partisan rather than a nonpartisan basis; provide ballot language; submit to voters for ratification or rejection.
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2021-02-24
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYHB437Intro

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Propose to amend Section 117 of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to the election of Justices of the Supreme Court and judges of the Court of Appeals on a partisan rather than a nonpartisan basis; provide ballot language; submit to voters for rat...
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2021-02-23
To House Judiciary Committee
KYSB282Intro

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Propose to amend Section 145 of the Constitution of Kentucky to allow persons convicted of certain felonies the right to vote as provided by the General Assembly; ballot language included; submit to voters for ratification or rejection.
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2021-02-23
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYHB586Intro

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Create new sections of KRS Chapters 116, 117, and 118 to define the term "election"; amend various sections of KRS Chapters 116, 117, 118, and 121 to require a runoff primary for two slates of candidates for Governor and Lieutenant Governor if the sl...
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2021-02-23
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB594Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 154A to state the findings of the General Assembly; amend KRS 154A.010 to define, "authorizing location," "casino," "county," "county legislative body," "department," "full casino gaming," "gaming licensee," "gross...
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2021-02-23
To House Committee On Committees
KYSB252Intro

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Propose to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky and to amend Section 226 of the Constitution of Kentucky to authorize the General Assembly to provide a means whereby the sense of the people of any county may be taken as to whether cas...
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2021-02-22
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB244Intro

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Amend KRS 117.125 and 117.381 to provide that a voting system shall not be connected to, nor have the ability to be connected to the Internet, a modem, or a network of any type.
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2021-02-22
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB262Intro

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Amend various sections of KRS Chapter 117 to permit any qualified voter the ability to vote in-person absentee during normal business hours on at least any of the 12 working days and two Saturdays before an election; amend KRS 118.038 to conform; mak...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYSB259Intro

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Amend various sections of KRS Chapters 83A, 116, 117, 118, 118A, 119, 120, 242, and 424 relating to paper ballots, voting equipment, voting systems, consolidation of precincts, registration periods, inactive voters, penalties related to ballot harves...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYHB517Intro

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Amend KRS 118A.060, 118A.090, and 118A.100 to remove provisions that elections of Judges of the Court of Appeals and Justices of the Supreme Court shall be conducted on a nonpartisan basis; provide that elections for a Judge of the Court of Appeals o...
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2021-02-22
To House Judiciary Committee
KYSB253Intro

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Establish KRS Chapter 239 and create new sections to define "authorizing county or counties," "casino," "commission," "county legislative body," "department," "electronic gaming device," "full casino," "gross gaming revenue," "handle," "licensee," an...
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2021-02-22
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB271Intro

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Create a new section of Chapter 117 to provide for the curing of certain mail-in absentee ballot deficiencies; amend KRS 117.066 to allow for the combining of precincts into centralized voting locations with requirements prescribed; amend KRS 117.085...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYHB527Intro

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Propose to amend Sections 30 and 31 of the Constitution of Kentucky to elect Senators for terms of six years beginning in November, 2024, for odd-numbered Senatorial districts and beginning in November, 2026, for even-numbered Senatorial districts, a...
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2021-02-22
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB536Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 118A establishing that candidates for Justice of the Supreme Court and Judge of the Court of Appeals shall be nominated in a partisan primary; establish the manner in which the nomination shall be made; establish t...
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2021-02-22
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB558Intro

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Amend KRS 121.180 to require a candidate exempt from filing a campaign finance report to file a 30 day post-election report of receipts and disbursements; require all filings with the registry to be electronic; remove internal conflicts; require a ca...
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2021-02-22
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB531Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 154A to state the findings of the General Assembly; amend KRS 154A.010 to define, "authorizing location," "casino," "county," "county legislative body," "department," "full casino gaming," "gaming licensee," "gross...
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2021-02-22
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB490Intro

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Amend KRS 117.115 to make a technical correction.
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2021-02-11
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYSB50Intro

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Amend KRS 39A.100 to remove the ability of the Governor to declare the manner of voting during an emergency, and remove the ability of the Governor and the Secretary of State to establish procedures for voting during an emergency.
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2021-02-10
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHB491Intro

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Amend KRS 424.290 to make a technical correction.
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2021-02-10
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB480Intro

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Propose to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky to prohibit persons elected to public office from serving more than twenty consecutive years for the same public office, regardless of the terms permitted; if a person elected reaches tw...
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2021-02-10
To House Committee On Committees
KYSB240Intro

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Propose to amend Section 226 of the Constitution of Kentucky to authorize the General Assembly to define, permit, oversee, and regulate all forms of otherwise permissible gaming; provide for the oversight and control of gaming by an administrative bo...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYHB464Intro

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Propose to amend Section 145 of the Constitution of Kentucky to allow persons convicted of certain felonies the right to vote; ballot language included; submit to voters for ratification or rejection.
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2021-02-10
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB498Intro

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Propose to amend Section 29 of the Constitution of Kentucky to establish the initiative power of the people to propose laws and to enact or reject proposed initiatives at an election; establish procedures for initiatives, effect of adopted initiative...
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2021-02-10
To House Committee On Committees
KYSB226Intro

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Propose to amend Sections 30, 31, and 32 of the Constitution of Kentucky to change the terms of Senators from four to six years and the terms of Representatives from two to four years, and to prevent Senators and Representatives from serving more tha...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYHB487Intro

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Amend KRS 424.290 to make a technical correction.
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2021-02-10
To House Committee On Committees
KYSB24Intro

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Propose to amend Section 36 of the Constitution of Kentucky to require the General Assembly to convene if the Governor declares a state of emergency in the Commonwealth, and the state of emergency exceeds thirty days in the aggregate of a calendar ye...
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2021-02-09
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB89Intro

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Propose to amend Section 77 of the Constitution of Kentucky by prohibiting the Governor's ability to grant pardons or commute sentences beginning 30 days prior to a gubernatorial election and ending at that gubernatorial inauguration; amend Section 2...
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2021-02-09
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSCR75Intro

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Direct the establishment of the Kentucky Elections Task Force to study, review, and recommend changes to election laws, including the security of elections, the manner in which elections are held, and the technology used in elections.
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2021-02-09
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYHB411Intro

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Propose to amend Section 147 of the Constitution of Kentucky to allow any person who requests to vote early be permitted to vote without a prescribed excuse, in a manner provided by law, and eliminate the early voting excuse requirement that a person...
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2021-02-09
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB409Intro

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Propose to amend Section 145 of the Constitution of Kentucky by replacing the language that prohibits idiots and insane persons from voting with contemporary language that instead prohibits persons from voting who are adjudicated to be mentally incom...
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2021-02-09
To House Committee On Committees
KYSB138Intro

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Amend KRS 117.0553 to add gender neutral language.
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2021-02-04
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB124Intro

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Create new sections of KRS Chapter 118 to require certain candidates for office be required to be elected by ranked-choice voting and establish the process relating thereto; amend KRS 117.125 to require voting machines to be equipped to allow for the...
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2021-02-04
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB175Intro

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Propose to amend Section 145 of the Constitution of Kentucky to allow sixteen- and seventeen-year-old United States citizens to vote in school board and local elections; provide ballot language; submit to voters for ratification or rejection.
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2021-02-04
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYSB1PassAmend KRS 39A.090 to limit the effective dates of executive orders issued by the Governor to 30 days unless an extension is approved by the General Assembly, and prohibit the Governor from issuing a new executive order relating to the same emergency ...
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2021-02-02
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 6)
KYSB121Intro

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Create new sections of KRS Chapter 381 to define terms related to planned communities; establish administrative standards for planned communities; provide standards for declarations for planned communities; indicate that planned communities shall hav...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Committee on Committees
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