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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)
KYSB162PassAmend KRS 14.025 to abolish the Division of Administration and the Division of Business Filings in the Office of the Secretary of State; create the Office of Administration, Office of Business Services, and Office of Elections, and describe the dutie...
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2021-04-05
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 185)
KYHB192PassThe State/Executive Branch Budget: Detail Part I, Operating Budget; appropriate to General Government: 2020-2021: $2,232,159,200, 2021-2022: $1,799,151,900; appropriate to the Economic Development Cabinet: 2020-2021: $30,692,000, 2021-2022: $32,698,0...
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2021-03-30
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 169)
KYSR186Intro

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Confirm the appointment of John Bissell Roberts to the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance, representing Democratic Executive Committees, for a term expiring September 16, 2024.
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2021-03-30
adopted 38-0
KYSR187Intro

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Confirm the appointment of Laura Marie Bennett to the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance, representing nonpartisan organizations, for a term expiring September 24, 2024
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2021-03-30
adopted 38-0
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
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)
KYSB6PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 11A to define "agency," "nonpublic information," and "transition team member"; authorize the Executive Branch Ethics Commission to establish by administrative regulation standards of ethical conduct for transition ...
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2021-03-25
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 129)
KYSB88PassAmend KRS 81A.470 to remove language requiring a copy of the ordinance approving the annexation to be filed with the county clerk; stipulate that the ordinance to be sent to the Secretary of State's office is the final ordinance; provide that in addi...
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2021-03-18
signed by Governor Acts Ch. 41)
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
KYHB454Engross

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Amend KRS 6.686 to require the Legislative Ethics Commission to make findings for complaints regarding whether they are grounded in fact, warranted by law, and filed in good faith; amend KRS 11A.060 to reorganize the Executive Branch Ethics Commissio...
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2021-03-05
To Senate State & Local Government 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
KYSB137Intro

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Propose to amend Section 145 of the Constitution of Kentucky to allow persons convicted of a felony, other than serious felonies designated by the General Assembly, the right to vote, and to further amend the constitution by replacing the language th...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYSJR56Intro

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Apply to Congress under the provisions of Article V of the Constitution of the United States for the calling of a convention of the states limited to proposing amendments to the Constitution of the United States that impose fiscal restraint on the fe...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYHB232Intro

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Propose to amend Section 145 of the Constitution of Kentucky to automatically restore the voting rights of persons convicted of certain felonies upon completion of their imprisonment, probation, or parole and automatically restore their civil rights ...
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2021-01-08
To House Committee On Committees
KYHJR27Intro

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Apply to Congress under Article V of the Constitution of the United States for the calling of a convention of the states limited to proposing amendments to the Constitution of the United States that limit the terms of office for its officials and for...
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2021-01-08
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB23Intro

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Create new sections of KRS Chapter 5 to establish the Advisory Redistricting Commission, which shall be composed of members appointed by the General Assembly and members of the public at large; define terms; establish commissioner pay, conditions, po...
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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB82Intro

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Propose to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky to provide for the recall of all elected officials, except judges, by the voters; provide ballot language; submit to voters for ratification or rejection.
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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB107Intro

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Propose to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky establishing a right of the people to have a clean and healthy environment with the preservation of the natural, scenic and cultural values of the environment, and for the Commonwealth t...
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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB71Intro

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Amend 118.025 to remove straight-party voting as a ballot option in a regular election; amend KRS 117.125, 117.381, 117.155, and 117.205 to conform.
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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
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