02RS HB36


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HB 36 (BR 302) - A. Arnold, F. Nesler

     AN ACT relating to write-in voting.
     Amend KRS 117.265 to provide that write-in candidates shall file for office not later than the second Tuesday in August, and remove exception for 5th and 6th class city candidates.


     HCS - Retain provisions of bill, except retain current law that filing of declaration of intent for write-in candidates shall occur 10 days prior to the regular or special election; amend KRS 118.255 and 64.012 to remove $20 filing fee for write-in candidacy for fifth and sixth class cities.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s))

     Jan 8-introduced in House; to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
     Jan 9-posting waived
     Jan 31-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 1-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 4, 2002
     Feb 4-3rd reading, passed 93-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 5-received in Senate
     Feb 7-to State and Local Government (S)
     Feb 21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 22-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 28-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 5, 2002
     Mar 5-3rd reading, passed 34-0
     Mar 6-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 7-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 34)

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