House Bill 522

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/14/19: to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
Title AN ACT relating to elections and making an appropriation therefor.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1232
Sponsors D. Osborne, R. Adkins, S. Sheldon
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 6 to establish the procedure for seating members of the General Assembly; create a new section of KRS Chapter 120 to provide for an automatic recount in elections of constitutional officers, members of Congress, and members of the General Assembly when the vote margin is 0.5% or less; amend KRS 120.185 to provide for a recount in elections of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor, members of Congress, and members of the General Assembly; amend KRS 120.195, 120.205, and 120.215 to establish the procedures for any election contest involving the Governor and Lieutenant Governor and members of the General Assembly; amend KRS 117.295, 118.775, 120.017, and 120.155 to conform; APPROPRIATION.
Index Headings of Original Version County Clerks - Elections, automatic recount in
Elections and Voting - Automatic recount, General Assembly, constitutional officers, and Congress, election of
General Assembly - Members, contest proceedings, provisions relating to
General Assembly - Members, election of, automatic recount in
Governor - Contest proceedings, provisions relating to
Governor - Election of, automatic recount in
Lieutenant Governor - Contest proceedings, provisions relating to
Lieutenant Governor - Election of, automatic recount in
Secretary of State - Election of, automatic recount in
State Agencies - State Board of Elections, recount and contest proceedings, duties of
Treasurer - Election of, automatic recount in
Agriculture - Commissioner, election of, automatic recount in
Appropriations - Elections, automatic recount in
Attorney General - Election of, automatic recount in
Auditor of Public Accounts - Election of, automatic recount in
Local Mandate - Commissioner, election of, automatic recount in
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

Top | Amendments
02/20/19
  • introduced in House
02/21/19
  • to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
02/25/19
  • posted in committee
03/04/19
  • taken from Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
03/07/19
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1)
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 12, 2019
03/12/19
  • 3rd reading, passed 94-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
03/13/19
  • received in Senate
03/14/19
  • to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

Proposed Amendments

Top | Actions
Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Summary Retain original provisions, except delete new provision relating to the procedure for seating members of the General Assembly; provide that an election contest petition may be filed while an automatic recount is pending but no request for a recount in the petition shall be conducted until the automatic recount is completed; provide for a mechanism to ensure the integrity of the election records and a chain of custody of election records if transported; provide who shall conduct a recount as part of an election contest and the procedures to be followed; adjust the time frame for a newly ordered election; amend KRS 118.740 to conform. APPROPRIATION.
Index Headings County Clerks - Elections of, automatic recount in
Elections and Voting - Automatic recount, General Assembly, constitutional officers, and Congress, election of
General Assembly - Members, contest proceedings, provisions relating to
General Assembly - Members, election of, automatic recount in
Governor - Contest proceedings, provisions relating to
Governor - Election of, automatic recount in
Lieutenant Governor - Contest proceedings, provisions relating to
Lieutenant Governor - Election of, automatic recount in
Secretary of State - Election of, automatic recount in
State Agencies - State Board of Elections, recount and contest proceedings, duties of
Treasurer - Election of, automatic recount in
Agriculture - Commissioner, election of, automatic recount in
Appropriations - Elections, automatic recount in
Attorney General - Election of, automatic recount in
Auditor of Public Accounts - Election of, automatic recount in
Local Mandate - Elections, automatic recount in

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