02RS HB628


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HB 628/FN (BR 2067) - J. Comer, W. Scott

     AN ACT relating to Commonwealth's attorneys and declaring an emergency.
     Move one Commonwealth's attorney's representation from the Twenty-ninth Judicial Circuit to the Fortieth Judicial Circuit; move another Commonwealth's attorney's representation from the Fortieth Judicial Circuit to the Fifty-seventh Judicial Circuit; allow a vacancy to exist in the office of Commonwealth's attorney for the Twenty-ninth Judicial Circuit until such vacancy is filled by gubernatorial appointment or election, whichever occurs first; base provisions of bill on a 2001 amendment to KRS 23A.020 which changed judicial circuits and created a new judicial circuit; EMERGENCY.

     Feb 8-introduced in House
     Feb 11-to Judiciary (H)
     Feb 14-posted in committee
     Feb 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 21-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 22-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)
     Mar 1-posted in committee
     Mar 5-reported favorably, to Rules
     Mar 12-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 13, 2002
     Mar 14-3rd reading, passed 98-0
     Mar 15-received in Senate
     Mar 18-to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 27-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 28-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 28, 2002; 3rd reading, passed 38-0
     Mar 29-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 5-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 218)

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