House Bill 240

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Last Action 03/15/19: signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 019)
Title AN ACT relating to county appointments.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1117
Sponsors T. Huff, J. Tipton, R. Webber
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 67.710 to include a timetable for county judge/executive appointments to fill a vacancy; require the judge/executive to submit a nomination to the fiscal court within 60 days of the vacancy; provide that the fiscal court shall approve or disapprove the nomination within 45 days, and if the judge/executive fails to nominate within the prescribed period, the fiscal court shall fill the vacancy; provide that if the fiscal court fails to approve or disapprove the nomination within the prescribed period, the nominee is deemed approved, and if the fiscal court disapproves a nomination, the period for the judge/executive to nominate shall be reset to a new 45-day period, and if county judge/executive fails to nominate another person within 45 days, a majority of the fiscal court shall fill the vacancy.
Index Headings of Original Version County Judges/Executive - Appointments to fill vacancies, requirements for
Courts, Fiscal - Judge/executive appointments, requirements for
Local Government - Judge/executive appointments, requirements for
Counties - Judge/executive appointments, requirements for
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/06/19
  • introduced in House
02/07/19
  • to Local Government (H)
02/08/19
  • posted in committee
02/20/19
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with committee amendment (1)
02/21/19
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, February 22, 2019
02/22/19
  • 3rd reading, passed 95-0 with committee amendment (1)
02/25/19
  • received in Senate
02/26/19
  • to State & Local Government (S)
02/27/19
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
02/28/19
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/01/19
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 1, 2019
  • 3rd reading, passed 36-0
  • received in House
03/04/19
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
03/05/19
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
03/15/19
  • signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 019)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor M. Meredith
Summary Amend HB 240 to substitute statute or county ordinance, and to make fiscal court appointment permissive.
Index Headings Counties - County judge/executive appointments, statutes and ordinances, procedures for appointments permissive
County Judges/Executive - Appointments, statutes and ordinances, procedures for appointments permissive
Courts, Fiscal - County judge/executive appointments, statutes and ordinances, procedures for appointments permissive
Justices of the Peace and Magistrates - County judge/executive appointments, statutes and ordinances, procedures for appointments permissive
Local Government - County judge/executive appointments, statutes and ordinances, procedures for appointments permissive

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