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HB 374 (BR 1577) - Ji. Lee, H. Moberly Jr

     AN ACT relating to voting rights for persons with disabilities.
     Amend KRS 387.590, relating to guardians and wards, to remove the automatic loss of the right to vote upon the appointment of a guardian; make the loss of voting rights contingent upon the court entering a specific finding and order relating to the right to vote.


     HFA (1, R. Wilkey) - Amend KRS 387.580 to clarify that if a respondent is found to be disabled or partially disabled, the court shall, at the same hearing, without a jury, determine whether the respondent retains the right to vote.

     Feb 8-introduced in House
     Feb 9-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
     Feb 12-posted in committee
     Feb 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 21-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 22-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 23, 2007; floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 23-3rd reading, passed 96-0 with floor amendment (1)
     Feb 26-received in Senate
     Feb 28-to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 7-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 8-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules as a Consent Bill
     Mar 12-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 12; 3rd reading, passed 37-0; received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 21-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 58)

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