Senate Bill 195

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Title AN ACT proposing amendments to the Constitution of Kentucky relating to sessions of the General Assembly.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1113
Sponsors R. Stivers II, J. Bowen, J. Carpenter, J. Denton, C. Girdler, D. Givens, J. Higdon, P. Hornback, B. Leeper, C. McDaniel, B. Smith
Summary of Original Version Propose amendments to Section 36 of the Constitution of Kentucky to limit General Assembly sessions to five days in odd-numbered years and 45 days in even-numbered years, and to allow the General Assembly to call itself back into session for no more than ten additional days during a particular biennium; propose amendments to Section 42 of the Constitution of Kentucky to establish limits on the numbers of days of legislative sessions, and to require the General Assembly to enact general laws relating to compensation of members during periods of recess and between sessions; submit to voters.
Index Headings of Original Version Elections and Voting - Proposed constitutional amendments, General Assembly sessions
General Assembly - Sessions, proposed constitutional amendments
Legislative Research Commission - Proposed constitutional amendments, General Assembly sessions
Secretary of State - Proposed constitutional amendments, General Assembly sessions
Attorney General - Proposed constitutional amendments, General Assembly sessions
Constitution, Ky. - Proposed amendments, General Assembly sessions
Local Mandate - Proposed constitutional amendments, General Assembly sessions
Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
Votes Vote History

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03/05/14
  • introduced in Senate
03/07/14
  • to State & Local Government (S)
03/12/14
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
03/13/14
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/17/14
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 18, 2014
  • floor amendments (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute
03/18/14
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/19/14
  • 3rd reading, passed 34-3 with Committee Substitute, floor amendments (1) and (2)
03/20/14
  • received in House
03/21/14
  • to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
03/24/14
  • taken from Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
03/25/14
  • taken from Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Summary Retain original provisions, except add language to the proposed amendment of Section 36 to provide that any legislation introduced but not enacted in the odd-numbered-year session shall be carried over into the even-numbered-year session, and that any legislation introduced, or carried over from the odd-numbered-year session, but not enacted in the first part of the two-part even-numbered-year session shall be carried over into the second part of the session; add language to the proposed amendment of Section 42 to specify that the members of the General Assembly shall receive compensation for service during any period in which the General Assembly has called itself back into special session; and include ballot language.
Index Headings Elections and Voting - Proposed constitutional amendments, General Assembly sessions
General Assembly - Sessions, proposed constitutional amendments
Legislative Research Commission - Proposed constitutional amendments, General Assembly sessions
Secretary of State - Proposed constitutional amendments, General Assembly sessions
Attorney General - Proposed constitutional amendments, General Assembly sessions
Constitution, Ky. - Proposed amendments, General Assembly sessions
Local Mandate - Proposed constitutional amendments, General Assembly sessions

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor M. McGarvey
Summary Retain original provisions, except add language to the proposed amendment of Section 36 to provide that the General Assembly may call itself into special session by the majority agreement of the President of the Senate, Speaker of the House of Representatives, minority leader of the Senate, and minority leader of the House of Representatives.
Index Headings Elections and Voting - Proposed constitutional amendments, General Assembly sessions
General Assembly - Sessions, proposed constitutional amendments
Legislative Research Commission - Proposed constitutional amendments, General Assembly sessions
Secretary of State - Proposed constitutional amendments, General Assembly sessions
Attorney General - Proposed constitutional amendments, General Assembly sessions
Constitution, Ky. - Proposed amendments, General Assembly sessions
Local Mandate - Proposed constitutional amendments, General Assembly sessions

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor R. Palmer II
Summary Retain original provisions, except add language to clarify that the ten legislative days for General Assembly called extraordinary sessions can be used for one or more sessions; to clarify that the total number of legislative days for a biennium is not applicable to extraordinary sessions called by the Governor; add a non-codified section to state that the amendments would apply to the biennium beginning on January 1, 2015.
Index Headings Elections and Voting - Proposed constitutional amendments, General Assembly sessions
General Assembly - Sessions, proposed constitutional amendments
Legislative Research Commission - Proposed constitutional amendments, General Assembly sessions
Secretary of State - Proposed constitutional amendments, General Assembly sessions
Attorney General - Proposed constitutional amendments, General Assembly sessions
Constitution, Ky. - Proposed amendments, General Assembly sessions
Local Mandate - Proposed constitutional amendments, General Assembly sessions

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