05RS HB29


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Includes opposite chamber sponsors where requested by primary sponsors of substantially similar bills in both chambers and jointly approved by the Committee on Committees of both chambers. Opposite chamber sponsors are represented in italics.

HB 29 (BR 32) - L. Clark, E. Ballard, J. Barrows, S. Baugh, C. Belcher, J. Bruce, Dw. Butler, J. Carr, M. Cherry, P. Clark, T. Couch, J. Draud, T. Feeley, D. Floyd, D. Ford, D. Graham, C. Hoffman, D. Keene, Ji. Lee, G. Lynn, P. Marcotte, T. McKee, L. Napier, S. Nunn, T. Pullin, J. Reinhardt, T. Riner, J. Stacy, T. Thompson, J. Wayne, M. Weaver, S. Westrom, A. Wuchner, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to sponsorship of bills.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 6 to permit House and Senate members to co-sponsor a bill that has passed one chamber if a substantially similar bill is pending in the other chamber; require primary sponsors of the bills to jointly petition the Committees on Committees of both chambers for co-sponsorship authorization; require approval by both Committees on Committees; specify how primary sponsors and co-sponsors are to be listed.


     HCS - Create a new section of KRS Chapter 6 to permit primary sponsors of substantially similar bills introduced in both chambers to petition the Committee on Committees in each chamber to authorize joint primary and co-sponsorship by members of both chambers, of one or both bills; set forth procedures for the authorization; establish effective time of the approval; specify the listing order of primary sponsors and co-sponsors on a jointly sponsored bill; establish procedures for any member to co-sponsor an approved jointly sponsored bill in the opposite chamber; establish procedures for any sponsor or co-sponsor of an approved jointly sponsored bill who wishes to withdraw sponsorship; direct LRC staff to develop a form by which primary sponsors petition the Committees on Committees in each chamber and on which the chairs of both Committees on Committees may, by their signatures, indicate written approval.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 4-introduced in House
     Jan 6-to State Government (H)
     Feb 4-posted in committee
     Feb 8-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 9-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 10, 2005
     Feb 10-3rd reading, passed 92-1 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 11-received in Senate
     Feb 16-to State and Local Government (S)
     Feb 28-taken from committee; laid on clerk's desk; taken from clerk's desk; 1st reading; returned to State and Local Government (S)
     Mar 2-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 8-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 8, 2005; 3rd reading, passed 37-0; received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 18-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 116)

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