House Bill 201

Last Action 2nd reading, to Rules
Title AN ACT relating to elections.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 929
Sponsor D. Owens
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 116.055 to permit members of political organizations and political groups to vote in primaries for nonpartisan races; amend KRS 117.035 to establish a process to select temporary replacements for members on a county board of elections if a member is prohibited from serving, chooses not to serve, or cannot serve due to illness or disability; amend KRS 117.045 to prohibit an election officer from being a candidate while serving as an election officer or from being an election officer in a precinct where the election officer has family members on the ballot; amend KRS 117.085 to clarify the procedures to follow to apply for, to transmit, to cast, and to count an absentee ballot; amend KRS 117.187 to require a county board of elections to include the Elections and Voting Equipment Security Plan in the training provided to election officers; amend KRS 117.265 to establish a timetable for the filing of a declaration of intent; amend KRS 117.295 to require that ballot boxes remain locked after voting; amend KRS 118.425 to establish that the State Board of Elections count and tabulate the votes certified to the Secretary of State no later than the third Monday after the election.
Index Headings of Original Version Local Mandate - Temporary replacement on county board of elections, circumstance for
County Clerks - Temporary replacement on county board of elections, circumstance for
Elections and Voting - State Board to appoint member of a county board of elections, circumstances of
Elections and Voting - Precinct officer, candidate for office, prohibition of
Elections and Voting - Absentee balloting, provision for
Elections and Voting - Declaration of intent, filing timetable for
Secretary of State - State Board of Elections, votes tabulation of
Votes Vote History


  • introduced in House
  • to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
  • posted in committee
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 13, 2009
  • 3rd reading, passed 96-0
  • received in Senate
  • to State & Local Government (S)
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
  • 2nd reading, to Rules

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