Senate Bill 71

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Last Action 01/08/20: to State & Local Government (S)
Title AN ACT relating to redistricting.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 419
Sponsor D. Parrett
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 5 to define terms; establish the Kentucky Committee on Legislative Redistricting, which shall be composed of state university faculty appointed by presidents of Kentucky's state universities; require the Kentucky Committee on Legislative Redistricting to develop redistricting plans for state legislative and United States congressional districts; require the Kentucky Committee on Legislative Redistricting to submit the redistricting plans to the Legislative Research Commission, which shall refer the plans to the Interim Joint Committee on State Government; allow the General Assembly to enact or reject the redistricting plans, but not to alter or amend them; provide that if the General Assembly does not enact the plans, the plans shall be returned to the Kentucky Committee on Legislative Redistricting, which may incorporate changes requested by the General Assembly, but shall not be required to incorporate changes; require the Kentucky Committee on Legislative Redistricting to submit to the General Assembly new redistricting plans, which the General Assembly shall enact but not alter or amend; change the filing deadline for the primary for the year following the committee's submission of redistricting legislation to seven calendar days following enactment of the redistricting legislation by the General Assembly or the statutory deadline, whichever is later.
Index Headings of Original Version Elections and Voting - Kentucky Committee on Legislative Redistricting, establishing
General Assembly - Kentucky Committee on Legislative Redistricting, establishing
Legislative Research Commission - Kentucky Committee on Legislative Redistricting, establishing
Redistricting - Kentucky Committee on Legislative Redistricting, establishing
Universities and Colleges - Kentucky Committee on Legislative Redistricting, faculty, appointment of
Congressional Districts - Kentucky Committee on Legislative Redistricting, establishing

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01/07/20
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01/08/20
  • to State & Local Government (S)


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