House Bill 158

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Last Action recommitted to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
Title AN ACT proposing to amend and create sections of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to the office of Constable.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 834
Sponsors A. Koenig, J. Jenkins
Summary of Original Version Propose to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky allowing the legislative body of a county to choose to abolish the office of constable and also to reestablish that office through an ordinance; amend Section 99 of the Constitution of Kentucky to conform; submit question to the voters.
Index Headings of Original Version Elections and Voting - Constable, constitutional amendment allowing legislative body of county to abolish office of
Local Government - Constable, constitutional amendment allowing legislative body of county to abolish office of
Constables - Abolition of office, constitutional amendment allowing legislative body of county to choose
Constitution, Ky. - Constable, amendment allowing legislative body of county to abolish office of
Counties - Constable, constitutional amendment allowing legislative body of county to abolish office of
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1

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01/08/14
  • introduced in House
01/09/14
  • to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
02/06/14
  • posted in committee
02/25/14
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
02/26/14
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/05/14
  • recommitted to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; amend Section 101 of the Constitution of Kentucky to allow the legislative body of a city to prohibit constables from exercising any authority within the boundaries of the city; amend ballot question language to conform.
Index Headings Elections and Voting - Constable, constitutional amendment allowing legislative body of county to abolish office of
Local Government - Constable, constitutional amendment allowing legislative body of county to abolish office of
Constables - Abolition of office, constitutional amendment allowing legislative body of county to choose
Constitution, Ky. - Constable, amendment allowing legislative body of county to abolish office of
Counties - Constable, constitutional amendment allowing legislative body of county to abolish office of

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