House Bill 547

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Title AN ACT relating to election debates and making an appropriation therefor.
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Bill Request Number 177
Sponsor J. Hoover
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 118 to establish the Kentucky Gubernatorial Debate Commission; require the commission, when funding is available, to hold at least one gubernatorial debate in each congressional district in a gubernatorial election year; allow the commission, when funding is available, to hold debates among candidates for Lieutenant Governor; establish membership of the commission; set rules for members' reimbursement, terms of service, and meetings; encourage broadcast media to carry the debates; allow the commission to seek and accept grants from public and private sources.
Index Headings of Original Version Appropriations - Gubernatorial Debate Commission
News Media - Debates among candidates for Governor and Lieutenant Governor
Television and Radio - Debates among candidates for Governor and Lieutenant Governor
Elections and Voting - Gubernatorial Debate Commission, establish
Governor - Gubernatorial Debate Commission, establish
Lieutenant Governor - Gubernatorial Debate Commission, establish
Secretary of State - Gubernatorial Debate Commission, attached to office

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02/14/08
  • introduced in House
02/15/08
  • to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
03/06/08
  • posted in committee


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