04RS HB381


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HB 381 (BR 826) - A. Arnold

     AN ACT relating to local option elections.
     Amend KRS 242.020 to provide for filing of petition where territory to be affected is in more than one county; provide that county judge/executive makes an order specifying the date of the local option election, except where the date is specified by the petition; provide that county clerk shall notify the State Board of Elections of the date and subject matter of the election; amend KRS 242.030 to specify that the local option election shall not be held within 60 days of a primary or general election, except as provided in KRS 242.185, provide filing deadlines for elections held on primary or general election days; amend KRS 242.040 to provide that the county clerk shall notify the sheriff that a valid petition stating a specific date for the election has been filed; amend KRS 242.070 to delete provisions relating to nomination of election officers, witnesses, and guards and provide that the officers of election shall be those appointed for all other elections under KRS 117.045; amend KRS 242.110 to provide for certification of local option election when territory affected lies in more than one county; amend KRS 242.120 to provide for recanvass procedures in local option election and specify where recount or contest action shall be filed; repeal KRS 242.080 and KRS 242.090.

     Jan 27-introduced in House
     Jan 28-to Licensing and Occupations (H)
     Feb 2-posted in committee

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