House Bill 407

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Last Action 02/01/22: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to elections.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1517
Sponsors B. Wheatley, J. Raymond
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 116.025 to require that a voter be a resident of the state and precinct on or before the day of a primary or an election for voter registration purposes; amend KRS 116.045 to allow a person who is not a registered voter prior to the time that the registration books are closed, and who possesses all other qualifications for voter registration, to register at the person's precinct of residence on the day of a primary or an election if the person confirms his or her identity, completes the registration form and a required oath; amend KRS 116.0452 to specify that timely receipt for precinct voter registration is on the day of a primary or an election; require the county clerk to provide the State Board of Elections with a report of the number of voters registering to vote at the precincts on the day of a primary or an election; amend KRS 116.0455 to provide that each application for a motor vehicle driver's license shall be a simultaneous application for voter registration unless declined by the applicant; amend KRS 116.048 to provide that each application filed through a designated voter registration agency shall be a simultaneous application for voter registration unless declined by the applicant; amend KRS 117.085 to provide convenience of the voter as a basis for absentee voting and to permit any qualified voter the ability to vote in-person absentee during normal business hours on at least any of the 12 working days and 2 Saturdays before an election; amend KRS 117.087 to extend the ending voting hours from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.; amend KRS 117.225 to require that if the person is not listed on the precinct roster, that the person, subject to applicable requirements, be given the opportunity to register and to vote at the precinct on the day of an election; amend KRS 117.365 to extend ending voting hours from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.; require that applications for voter registration completed at the precinct be presented to the grand jury and retained by the county clerk; amend KRS 118.035 to extend voting hours from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Index Headings of Original Version County Clerks - Absentee voting, change to basis, add convenience of the voter
County Clerks - Automatic voter registration, required information from circuit clerks and certain state agencies
County Clerks - In-person absentee voting, extension of time
County Clerks - Same-day voter registration on election day, report of registrations to State Board of Elections
Elections and Voting - Absentee, change to qualification, add convenience of the voter
Elections and Voting - In-person absentee voting, extension of time
Elections and Voting - Same-day voter registration and voting on election day, new registrations
Elections and Voting - Voter registration, automatic with driver's license application and other designated applications
Elections and Voting - Voting hours, extension
Local Government - Voting hours, extension
Public Assistance - Voter registration, automatic with application for certain benefits
Secretary of State - In-person absentee voting, extension of time
Secretary of State - Same-day voter registration and voting on election day, new registrations
State Agencies - State Board of Elections, automatic voter registration
State Agencies - State Board of Elections, in-person absentee voting, extension of time
State Agencies - State Board of Elections, change to qualification for absentee, convenience of the voter
State Agencies - State Board of Elections, same-day voter registration and voting on election day, reports received
Circuit Clerks - Driver's license application, automatic voter registration, option to decline, provision
Local Mandate - Voting hours, extension

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02/01/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)


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