05RS HB266


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HB 266/LM (BR 933) - A. Arnold

     AN ACT relating to gubernatorial power to reschedule elections during a state of emergency.
     Amend KRS 39A.100 to allow the Governor, upon the recommendation of the Secretary of State, to declare, by executive order, a different time or place for holding state elections in an election district for which a state of emergency has been declared for part or all of the election district; require that the election must be held within 20 days after the suspended or delayed election; amend KRS 117.015 to require the State Board of Elections to promulgate administrative regulations establishing a procedure for election officials to follow when an election had been suspended or delayed because of a state of emergency.

     Feb 2-introduced in House
     Feb 3-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
     Feb 9-posting waived
     Feb 17-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 18-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 22, 2005
     Feb 23-3rd reading, passed 93-0
     Feb 24-received in Senate
     Feb 25-to State and Local Government (S)
     Mar 2-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 3-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day Number 1 for Friday, March 4, 2005
     Mar 4-3rd reading, passed 37-0
     Mar 8-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 16-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 91)

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