Senate Bill 75

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Last Action 01/08/19: to State & Local Government (S)
Title AN ACT proposing to amend Sections 70, 72, 73, 74, 84, 85, 86, 87, 90, 91, and 95 and repeal Section 82 of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to abolishing the Office of the Lieutenant Governor.
Bill Documents Introduced
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 361
Sponsors S. Meredith, D. Seum
Summary of Original Version Propose to amend various sections of the Constitution of Kentucky to abolish the Office of the Lieutenant Governor, to establish the President of the Senate as the first in line for gubernatorial succession, and to establish the Speaker of the House as the second in line for gubernatorial succession beginning with the gubernatorial election in November 2023; expand the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court's constitutional obligations to preside over gubernatorial impeachment proceedings; eliminate the Attorney General and the Auditor of Public Accounts constitutional duties regarding gubernatorial line of succession; repeal Section 82 of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to Succession of Lieutenant Governor; provide ballot language; submit to the voters for ratification or rejection.
Index Headings of Original Version County Clerks - Constitutional amendment, abolish, Office of Lieutenant Governor, line of succession, ballot access
Court, Supreme - Constitutional amendment, Chief Justice, preside over, gubernatorial impeachment proceedings
Elections and Voting - Constitutional amendment, abolishment of, Office of Lieutenant Governor, line of succession
General Assembly - Constitutional amendment, gubernatorial line of succession
Governor - Constitutional amendment, abolishment of office, Lieutenant, line of succession
Lieutenant Governor - Constitutional amendment, abolishment of office, line of succession
Secretary of State - Gubernatorial line of succession, abolish, Office of Lieutenant Governor, provide ballot language
Attorney General - Constitutional amendment, relinquishment of, duties pertaining to, gubernatorial succession
Auditor of Public Accounts - Constitutional amendment, relinquishment of, duties pertaining to, gubernatorial succession
Constitution, Ky. - Abolishment of, Office of Lieutenant Governor, line of succession, proposed amendment
Constitution, Ky. - General Assembly, gubernatorial line of succession, proposed amendment
Local Mandate - Gubernatorial line of succession, abolish, Office of Lieutenant Governor, provide ballot language

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12/12/18
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/08/19
  • introduced in Senate
  • to State & Local Government (S)


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