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HB 387/LM (BR 1397) - D. Owens, R. Meeks

     AN ACT relating to elections.
     Amend KRS 118.125, 118.165, 118.315, 118A.060, and 83A.045 to provide that signatures for nomination papers shall not be affixed prior to the first Wednesday after the first Monday in November of the year preceding the year in which the office will appear on the ballot; amend KRS 118.227 to require the Secretary of State to certify any changes made to a slate of candidates to the appropriate county clerk, registry, and the State Board of Elections; amend KRS 83A.170 and 83A.175 to establish when a candidate's name is not to be printed on the ballot; amend KRS 117.265 to prohibit any candidate whose name appears on the ballot from being eligible as a write-in candidate in the regular election, except in certain situations.


     HFA (1, D. Owens) - Amend KRS 118.215 to provide that during a presidential election year, the Secretary of State shall certify the nominations no later than the Monday after the Friday following the first Tuesday in September; amend KRS 118.365 to conform.

     Feb 8-introduced in House
     Feb 12-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
     Feb 16-posted in committee
     Feb 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 21-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 26-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 27, 2007
     Mar 8-floor amendment (1) filed

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