House Bill 605

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/17/20: recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Title AN ACT relating to elections.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 2032
Sponsors S. Lee, J. DuPlessis
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 67C to provide for the election of a mayor and members of a legislative body in a consolidated local government on a nonpartisan basis; amend KRS 67C.103 and 67C.105 to conform: amend KRS 83A.045 to provide that mayors and members of the legislative body of any city shall be elected on a nonpartisan basis; amend KRS 83A.040, 83A.165, 83A.170, 83A.175, 118.225, and 118.367 to conform; repeal KRS 83A.050; effective November 4, 2020.
Index Headings of Original Version County Clerks - Cities, mayors and legislative body members, nonpartisan election of
County Clerks - Consolidated local governments, legislative body members, nonpartisan election of
County Clerks - Consolidated local governments, mayors, nonpartisan election of
Effective Dates, Delayed - November 4, 2020
Elections and Voting - Cites, legislative body members, nonpartisan election of
Elections and Voting - Cities, mayors, nonpartisan election of
Secretary of State - Consolidate local governments, mayors, nonpartisan election of
Secretary of State - Consolidated local governments, legislative body members, nonpartisan election of
Secretary of State - Consolidated local governments, mayors, nonpartisan election of
Secretary of State - Legislative body members, cities, nonpartisan election of
Secretary of State - Mayors, cities, nonpartisan election of
State Agencies - State Board of Elections, city legislative body members, nonpartisan election of
State Agencies - State Board of Elections, consolidated local governments, legislative body, nonpartisan election of
State Agencies - State Board of Elections, consolidated local governments, mayors, nonpartisan election of
State Agencies - State Board of Elections, mayors, nonpartisan election of
Consolidated Local Governments - Legislative body members, nonpartisan election of
Consolidated Local Governments - Mayors, provide for nonpartisan election of
Cities - Legislative body members, nonpartisan election of
Cities - Mayors, provide for nonpartisan election of
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
House Floor Amendment 3

Actions

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03/02/20
  • introduced in House
03/04/20
  • to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
03/05/20
  • posted in committee
03/12/20
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
  • floor amendments (1) and (3) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2-title) filed to bill
03/17/20
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; create a new section of KRS 67C to provide that a consolidated local government can require partisan elections by ordinance approved by 3/4 of the membership of the consolidated local council; restore KRS 83A.050 to provide that cities can require partisan elections by ordinance approved by 3/4 of the membership of the legislative body.
Index Headings County Clerks - Election of city officials, partisan basis, ordinance may provide for
County Clerks - Election of consolidated local government officials, partisan basis, ordinance may provide for
Elections and Voting - City officials, partisan basis, ordinance may provide for
Elections and Voting - Consolidated local governments, partisan basis, ordinance may provide for
Consolidated Local Governments - Partisan elections, ordinance may provide for
Cities - Partisan elections, ordinance may provide for

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor M. Marzian
Summary Delete original provisions; propose to amend Sections 70 and 91 of the Kentucky Constitution to make the election of the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Treasurer, Auditor of Public Accounts, Commissioner of Agriculture, Labor and Statistics, Secretary of State, and Attorney General nonpartisan.
Index Headings Agriculture - Commissioner, nonpartisan election of
Attorney General - Election, nonpartisan
Constitution, Ky. - Statewide officers, election of, nonpartisan
Elections and Voting - Statewide officers, election of, nonpartisan
Governor - Election, nonpartisan
Lieutenant Governor - Election, nonpartisan
Secretary of State - Election, nonpartisan
Treasurer - Election, nonpartisan
Auditor of Public Accounts - Election, nonpartisan

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor M. Marzian
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 605

Amendment House Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor M. Marzian
Summary Create a new section of KRS Chapter 67C establishing procedures for the dissolution of all cities in a county containing a consolidated local government in existence on July 1, 2020; amend KRS 67C.145 to conform; make provisions of Sections 1 to 8 effective November 4, 2020.
Index Headings Cities - Consolidated local governments, cities within county containing, dissolution of
Cities - Dissolution of, in counties containing consolidated local government
Consolidated Local Governments - Cities within county containing, dissolution of
Counties - Consolidated local governments, cities within county containing, dissolution of
Local Government - Consolidated local governments, cities within county containing, dissolution of
Local Government - Cities within county containing a consolidated local government, dissolution of

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