|to State & Local Government (S)
|AN ACT relating to elections and making an appropriation therefor.
|Bill Request Number
|Summary of Original Version
|Create new sections of KRS Chapter 117 to require the State Board of Elections to establish, maintain, and continuously update a computerized map of Kentucky containing census geography and election precinct boundaries and to specify how election precincts must be displayed and disseminated; create the Kentucky elections technology trust fund to establish, maintain, and update the computerized map; amend KRS 117.055 to permit county boards of elections to file electronic maps in lieu of paper maps of election precinct boundaries; amend KRS 117.0551 to allow county boards of elections to utilize GPS coordinate pairs for precinct boundaries if the county submits electronic maps and to use physical features shown on official maps prepared by the Kentucky Geography Network; amend KRS 117.0552 to conform; amend KRS 117.0556 to provide an opportunity for the Legislative Research Commission to review any proposed precinct establishment order; amend KRS 7.550 to clarify that any map maintained by the Legislative Research Commission is for the General Assembly's use in redistricting and to give the authority to alter the map for redistricting purposes only if an election precinct boundary does not follow a boundary maintained by the United States Bureau of the Census for reporting population data; amend KRS 67.045 and 67C.135 to permit local governments to defer local redistricting until after the General Assembly redistricts Congressional and state legislative districts; amend KRS 67.050 and 67C.103 to conform; direct the State Board of Elections to establish the computerized map by June 1, 2018; delay the effective date of Sections 3 to 5 until June 1, 2018.
|Index Headings of Original Version
Local Mandate - Precinct boundaries, State Board of Elections, computerized map, requirement for
Counties - Elections, precinct boundaries, option to submit electronic maps to State Board of Elections
County Clerks - Elections, precinct boundaries, option to submit electronic maps to State Board of Elections
Effective Dates, Delayed - Elections, precinct boundaries, option to submit electronic maps, June 1, 2016
Elections and Voting - Precinct boundaries, State Board of Elections, computerized map, requirement for
Legislative Research Commission - Redistricting, election precincts, role of review and how maintained, clarification
Secretary of State - Elections, State Board of Elections, computerized map of precinct boundaries
Appropriations - Kentucky elections technology trust fund, establishment, sources of funds
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