Senate Bill 216

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/14/22: delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 219)
Title AN ACT relating to elections and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 219
Current/Final
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Local Mandate
Additional Fiscal Impact Statements Exist
Bill Request Number 1636
Sponsors R. Mills, M. Wilson, S. West
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 15.243 to expand the Attorney General's independent inquiry of potential election irregularities from not fewer than 5% of Kentucky counties to not fewer than 12 counties; amend KRS 117.228 to remove credit or debit card as a voter's secondary form of proof of identification; amend KRS 117.125 to require all voting systems to be approved in accordance with prescribed requirements by January 1, 2024, and prohibit a voting systems' capability of connecting to any network, including the Internet, or with any device external to the voting system; amend KRS 117.135 to prescribe requirements relating to the county clerk's duties of securing and protecting voting equipment; and amend KRS 117.295 to expand the time in which voting equipment is to remain locked against voting after the election and require the voting equipment and ballot boxes to be under video surveillance.
Index Headings of Original Version Elections and Voting - Candidate and committee filings with the registry, requirements
Elections and Voting - State Board of Elections, membership of the board, changes
Local Mandate - Candidate and committee flings with the registry, State Board of Elections changes
Secretary of State - Chair of the State Board of Elections, designation and duties
State Agencies - State Board of Elections, membership of the board, changes
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
House Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
House Committee Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
Conference Committee Report 1
Free Conference Committee Report 1
Votes Vote History
Governor's Veto Message Veto

Actions

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02/24/22
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
02/28/22
  • to State & Local Government (S)
03/03/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
03/04/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/07/22
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 07, 2022
  • 3rd reading, passed 22-10 with Committee Substitute (1)
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2-title) filed to bill
03/08/22
  • received in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/09/22
  • to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
03/17/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
03/18/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 21, 2022
03/24/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 87-6 with Committee Substitute (1), Floor Amendments (1) and (2), and Committee Amendment (1-title)
03/25/22
  • received in Senate
  • to Rules (S)
03/29/22
  • posted for passage for concurrence in House Floor Amendments (1) and (2), Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
  • Senate refused to concur in House Committee Substitute (1), Floor Amendments (1) and (2), and Committee Amendment (1-title)
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
03/30/22
  • taken from Rules (H)
  • posted for passage for receding from House Committee Substitute (1), floor amendments (1), (2), and committee amendment (1-title)
  • House refused to recede from Committee Substitute (1), Committee Amendment (1-title) and Floor Amendments (1) and (2)
  • Conference Committee appointed in House and Senate
  • Conference Committee report (1) filed in House and Senate
  • Conference Committee report adopted in House and Senate
  • Free Conference Committee appointed in House and Senate
  • Free Conference Committee report filed in House and Senate
  • posted for passage for consideration of Free Conference
  • Free Conference Committee report adopted in House
  • passed 83-10
  • received in Senate
  • posted for passage for consideration of Free Conference Free Conference Committee Report (1)
  • Free Conference Committee report adopted in Senate
  • passed 35-1
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
04/08/22
  • Vetoed
04/13/22
  • received in Senate
  • to Rules (S)
  • posted for passage for consideration of Governor's veto
  • veto overridden
  • passed 28-9
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
  • taken from Rules
  • posted for consideration of Governor's veto
  • veto overridden
  • passed 71-18
04/14/22
  • received in Senate
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 219)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate to Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain the provisions of the bill; except amend KRS 121.180 to permit a candidate and a candidate-authorized campaign committee to file annual campaign finance reports, with requirements prescribed, unless the candidate is seeking statewide office or a candidate authorized campaign committee for state-wide office; make technical corrections; amend KRS 117.015 to include the Secretary of State as chair of the State Board of Elections; remove the executive director of the State Board of Elections ability to cast a vote.
Index Headings Elections and Voting - Candidate and committee filings with the registry, requirements
Elections and Voting - State Board of Elections, membership of the board, changes
Secretary of State - Chair of the State Board of Elections, designation and duties
State Agencies - State Board of Elections, membership of the board, changes

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor A. Southworth
Summary Create a new section of KRS Chapter 117 to prohibit election results from being certified by a county board of elections without an exact match of voter tallies and ballot cast tallies; amend KRS 117.001 to change the definition of risk-limiting audit; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Elections and Voting - Certification of results, procedures related
Elections and Voting - Risk-limiting audit, definition
Secretary of State - Certification of election results, procedures related
Secretary of State - Risk-limiting audit, definition
State Agencies - Board of Elections, certification of results, procedures related
State Agencies - Board of Elections, risk-limiting audit, definition
County Clerks - Certification of election results, procedures related
County Clerks - Risk-limiting audit, definition
Effective Dates, Emergency - Elections

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor A. Southworth
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - SB 216

Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate to House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain the provisions of the bill, except; amend KRS 121.180 to remove the requirement that a candidate or slate of candidates file campaign finance reports with the office with which they file for candidacy and instead require the candidate or slate of candidates to file with the registry; amend KRS 121.160 to remove the requirement that a candidate or slate of candidates designate a treasurer at the office with which they file for candidacy, and instead require the office for which the candidate files to forward a copy to the registry; add and amend KRS 118.205 to require the county clerk of each county and the Secretary of State to display, on the clerk's Web site and the Secretary's Web site, information related to candidates in a primary; add and amend KRS 118.327 to require the county clerk of each county and the Secretary of State to display, on the clerk's Web site and the Secretary's Web site, information related to candidates to be chosen by convention; add and amend KRS 118A.140 to require the Secretary of State to display on the Secretary of State's Web site information related to judicial candidates in a primary; create a new section of KRS Chapter 118 to require the county clerk of each county and the Secretary of State to display, on the clerk's Web site and the Secretary of State's Web site, information related to candidates who are on the ballot for a regular election; add and amend KRS 121.175 to allow a member of the General Assembly to contribute up to $5,000 in his or her campaign account to a political party or caucus campaign committee; make amendments to KRS 121.180 RETROACTIVE to January 1, 2021; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings County Clerks - Campaign finance, candidate filings, requirements
County Clerks - Candidate filings, posting and public notice requirements
Effective Dates, Emergency - Elections, candidate filings, campaign finance reports, postings and public notice requirements
Elections and Voting - Campaign finance, candidate filings, requirements
General Assembly - Incumbents, allowable campaign account contributions
Secretary of State - Campaign finance, candidate filings, requirements
Secretary of State - Candidate filings, posting and public notice requirements
State Agencies - State Board of Elections, candidate filings, posting and public notice requirements
Retroactive Legislation - Campaign finance, filing of annual reports
Campaign Finance - Candidate filings, requirements
Campaign Finance - General Assembly incumbents, allowable campaign account contributions

Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor K. Bratcher
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - SB 216/GA

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor B. Wheatley
Summary Reinstate provision that allows voters to use a credit or debit card as means of proof of identification.
Index Headings Elections and Voting - Identification, credit or debit card, remove
Secretary of State - Identification, credit or debit card, remove
State Agencies - Identification, credit or debit card, remove

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor J. Miller
Summary Amend KRS 117.295 to require a video surveillance system that monitors voting equipment and ballot boxes to have the capacity to include enough storage capacity to hold sixty consecutive days of continuous recording data.
Index Headings Counties - Video surveillance systems, used to monitor voting equipment and ballot boxes, requirements
County Clerks - Video surveillance systems, used to monitor voting equipment and ballot boxes, requirements
Elections and Voting - Video surveillance systems, used to monitor voting equipment and ballot boxes, requirements
Secretary of State - Video surveillance systems, used to monitor voting equipment and ballot boxes, requirements
State Agencies - Board of Elections, video surveillance systems, requirements

Amendment Conference Committee Report 1
Summary Cannot agree.
Index Headings Conference Committee Reports - SB 216

Amendment Free Conference Committee Report 1
Summary Amend Section 13 to make the emergency clause applicable to Section 5; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Effective Dates, Emergency - Elections
Conference Committee Reports - SB 216

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