House Bill 510

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Last Action 02/25/19: posted in committee
Title AN ACT relating to elections.
Bill Documents Introduced
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1810
Sponsor R. Huff
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 116.0452 to allow an electronic transmission of voter registration to be deemed timely if received online by the county clerk's office by 11:59 p.m. local time; make technical corrections; amend KRS 117.035 to require the sheriff to recommend a deputy sheriff as a temporary replacement, in his or her position on the county board of elections, during any year the sheriff is a candidate or otherwise unavailable; allow for incapacitation or unavailability as a means for a sheriff to excuse himself or herself from service on the county board of elections; make technical corrections; amend KRS 117.077 to permit qualified voters who have a medical emergency the ability to vote in-person absentee; amend KRS 117.085 to allow the means for request of a mail-in absentee ballot to be at the option of the voter; allow the county clerk the ability to transmit an application for a mail-in absentee ballot by facsimile or electronic mail; allow a qualified voter the ability to return to the county clerk a completed mail-in absentee ballot application by mail, electronic mail, facsimile, or in person, at the option of the voter; increase the deadline for a qualified voter to present his or her completed application for a mail-in absentee ballot from 7 days to 14 days; give any qualified voter who has applied for, but who has not yet voted by means of, his or her mail-in absentee ballot the ability to vote in-person absentee or to vote on election day; make technical corrections; amend KRS 117.145 to increase the days from 15 to 45 in which the county clerk shall print and ready ballot labels for each candidate in a special election; amend KRS 117.265 to increase from 28 to 49 days before an election the deadline by which a declaration of intent must be filed to be a write-in candidate for a special election; repeal KRS 117.075, which establishes the ability to apply for a mail-in absentee ballot for those persons who, on account of age, disability, or illness, are not able to appear at the polls on election day; amend KRS 116.065, 117.0851, 117.088, and 117A.060 to conform.
Index Headings of Original Version County Clerks - Mail-in absentee, application request and submission, process for, timeliness
County Clerks - Mail-in absentee, if not used by voter, vote in-person absentee or on election day
County Clerks - Print and ready ballots, time for, special election, declaration of intent, write-in candidates
County Clerks - Voter registration, electronic transmission, when received and deemed timely
Elections and Voting - County board of elections, reasons for vacancy, recommendation of replacement
Elections and Voting - Mail-in absentee, application request and submission, process for, timeliness
Elections and Voting - Mail-in absentee, if not used by voter, vote in-person absentee or on election day
Elections and Voting - Print and ready ballots, time for, special election, declaration of intent, write-in candidates
Secretary of State - Mail-in absentee, application request and submission, process for, timeliness
Secretary of State - Mail-in absentee, if not used by voter, vote in-person absentee or on election day
Secretary of State - Print and ready ballots, time for, special election, declaration of intent, write-in candidates
Sheriffs - County board of elections, reasons for vacancy, recommendation of replacement
Technical Corrections - Elections
Local Mandate - County board of elections, reasons for vacancy, recommendation of replacement

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02/20/19
  • introduced in House
02/21/19
  • to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
02/25/19
  • posted in committee


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