05RS HB326


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HB 326/LM (BR 1278) - F. Rasche

     AN ACT relating to absentee voting.
     Amend KRS 117.075 to allow county clerks to send absentee ballots to voters by facsimile; amend KRS 117.085 to provide guidelines for transmission of absentee ballot application and absentee ballot to voter by facsimile and guidelines for voter to return absentee ballot application and absentee ballot by mail; amend KRS 117.086 to conform; amend KRS 117.0863 to establish criteria for the voter verification sheet sent with an absentee ballot by facsimile; amend KRS 117.087 to conform.


     HCS/LM - Retain provisions of the original bill as they relate to distribution of absentee ballot applications by facsimile; amend to delete all references to distribution of absentee ballots by facsimile; amend to delete Sections 1, 4, and 5 of original bill.

     Feb 7-introduced in House
     Feb 8-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
     Feb 15-posted in committee
     Feb 17-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 18-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 22-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 23, 2005
     Feb 24-3rd reading, passed 90-2 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 25-received in Senate
     Feb 28-to State and Local Government (S)
     Mar 3-taken from committee; laid on clerk's desk; taken from clerk's desk; 1st reading; returned to State and Local Government (S)

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