Kentucky Constitution
Section 55

When laws to take effect -- Emergency legislation.


No act, except general appropriation bills, shall become a law until ninety days after the adjournment of the session at which it was passed, except in cases of emergency, when, by the concurrence of a majority of the members elected to each House of the General Assembly, by a yea and nay vote entered upon their journals, an act may become a law when approved by the Governor; but the reasons for the emergency that justifies this action must be set out at length in the journal of each House.

Text as Ratified on: August 3, 1891, and revised September 28, 1891.
History: Not yet amended.

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