House Bill 179

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 01/18/22: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 5)
Title AN ACT relating to districts of the Supreme Court and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 5
Current/Final
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Local Mandate
Additional Fiscal Impact Statements Exist
Redistricting Information Redistricting Map
Redistricting Statistics
Bill Request Number 346
Sponsors J. Nemes, D. Osborne
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 21A.010 to divide the Commonwealth into the following Supreme Court Districts: DISTRICT 1 - Ballard, Caldwell, Calloway, Carlisle, Christian, Crittenden, Daviess, Fulton, Graves, Hancock, Henderson, Hickman, Hopkins, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken, McLean, Muhlenberg, Ohio, Todd, Trigg, Union, and Webster Counties; DISTRICT 2 - Allen, Barren, Breckinridge, Bullitt, Butler, Edmonson, Grayson, Hardin, Hart, Larue, Logan, Meade, Monroe, Simpson, Spencer, and Warren Counties; DISTRICT 3 - Adair, Anderson, Bell, Boyle, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Garrard, Green, Harlan, Knox, Laurel, Lincoln, Marion, McCreary, Mercer, Metcalfe, Nelson, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Russell, Taylor, Washington, Wayne, and Whitley Counties; DISTRICT 4 - Jefferson County; DISTRICT 5 - Bourbon, Clark, Fayette, Franklin, Jessamine, Madison, Scott, and Woodford Counties; DISTRICT 6 - Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Henry, Kenton, Oldham, Owen, Pendleton, Shelby, and Trimble Counties; DISTRICT 7 - Bath, Boyd, Breathitt, Carter, Clay, Elliott, Estill, Fleming, Floyd, Greenup, Harrison, Jackson, Johnson, Knott, Lawrence, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Lewis, Magoffin, Martin, Mason, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan, Nicholas, Owsley, Perry, Pike, Powell, Robertson, Rowan, and Wolfe Counties; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Local Mandate - Redistricting, judicial
Court of Appeals - Redistricting, Supreme Court districts
Court, Supreme - Redistricting, judicial
Courts - Redistricting, Supreme Court districts
Effective Dates, Emergency - Redistricting, Supreme Court districts
Judges and Court Commissioners - Redistricting, Supreme Court districts
Redistricting - Supreme Court districts, Court of Appeals districts
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
Senate Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/04/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
  • taken from Committee on Committees (H)
  • 1st reading
  • to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
01/05/22
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 06, 2022
  • floor amendments (1) and (2) filed
01/06/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 81-2 with Floor Amendments (1) and (2)
  • received in Senate
  • to State & Local Government (S)
  • returned to State & Local Government (S)
  • 1st reading
  • taken from State & Local Government (S)
01/07/22
  • taken from State & Local Government (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to State & Local Government (S)
01/08/22
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1)
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Saturday, January 08, 2022
  • 3rd reading, passed 33-1 with Committee Substitute (1)
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
  • taken from Rules
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
  • House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
  • Bill passed 75-7
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
01/18/22
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 5)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Redistricting Information Redistricting Map
Redistricting Statistics
Sponsor J. Nemes
Summary Remove Hancock County and Ohio County from the First Supreme Court District and into the Second Supreme Court District; and remove Logan County from the Second Supreme Court District and into the First Supreme Court District.
Index Headings Court of Appeals - Redistricting, Supreme Court districts
Court, Supreme - Redistricting, judicial
Courts - Redistricting, Supreme Court districts
Judges and Court Commissioners - Redistricting, Supreme Court districts
Redistricting - Supreme Court districts, Court of Appeals districts

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor J. Nemes
Summary Effective for the 2022 primary and for no other election, extend the filing deadline for candidates filing for the Kentucky Supreme Court and the Kentucky Court of Appeals to January 25, 2022; permit the Secretary of State or the county clerk, as appropriate, to determine when the drawing for ballot positions and certificates will be held; and permit the Secretary of State or the county clerk, as appropriate, to establish any other necessary election deadlines for the 2022 primary, excluding the date of the primary.
Index Headings Court of Appeals - Candidates for judicial office, filing date extension
Court, Supreme - Candidates for judicial office, filing date extension
Elections and Voting - Candidates for judicial office, filing date extension
Judges and Court Commissioners - Candidates for judicial office, filing date extension
Secretary of State - Candidates for judicial office, filing date extension

Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate to Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions and extend applicability of filing of nomination papers to candidates in the Fourth Supreme Court District; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Court of Appeals - Redistricting, Supreme Court districts
Court, Supreme - Redistricting, judicial
Courts - Redistricting, Supreme Court districts
Effective Dates, Emergency - Redistricting, Supreme Court districts
Judges and Court Commissioners - Redistricting, Supreme Court districts
Local Mandate - Redistricting, judicial
Local Mandate - Redistricting, Supreme Court districts
Redistricting - Supreme Court districts, Court of Appeals districts

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