Senate Bill 149

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Last Action 03/04/22: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT proposing to amend Sections 77 and 240 of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to limiting the Governor's ability to grant pardons and commute sentences.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1754
Sponsors C. McDaniel, D. Carroll, W. Schroder
Summary of Original Version Propose to amend Sections 77 and 240 of the Constitution of Kentucky by prohibiting the Governor's ability to grant pardons or commute sentences beginning 30 days prior to a gubernatorial election and ending at that gubernatorial inauguration; provide ballot language; submit to voters for ratification or rejection.
Index Headings of Original Version Crimes and Punishments - Pardons and commutations, Constitution of Kentucky, governor's ability, limitation
Elections and Voting - Constitution of Kentucky, pardons and commutations, governor's ability, limitation
Governor - Pardons and commutations, Constitution of Kentucky, limitation
Secretary of State - Proposed constitutional amendment, submit to voters for ratification or rejection
Constitution, Ky. - Pardons and commutations, governor's ability, limitation
Local Mandate - Proposed constitutional amendment, submit to voters for ratification or rejection
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02/08/22
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
02/10/22
  • to State & Local Government (S)
02/16/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
02/17/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/01/22
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 03, 2022
03/03/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 25-10
03/04/22
  • received in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)


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