05RS SB127

SB127

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SB 127 (BR 1247) - R. Leeper, R. Sanders Jr, J. Denton, J. Turner

     AN ACT relating to elections.
     Amend KRS 118.176 to require any action commenced in a circuit court challenging the bona fides of a candidate seeking nomination or election be filed no later than 50 days prior to the primary or general election.

SB 127 - AMENDMENTS


     SCS - Retain original provisions except require the circuit judge to give preference to actions challenging the bona fides of a candidate over other civil actions or proceedings pending in the court; require the Court of Appeals to give preference over other civil actions or proceedings; require the Court of Appeals to render an order no later than the third Thursday before the general election.

     Feb 4-introduced in Senate
     Feb 9-to Judiciary (S)
     Feb 11-reassigned to State and Local Government (S)
     Feb 16-taken from committee; laid on clerk's desk; taken from clerk's desk; 1st reading; returned to State and Local Government (S)
     Feb 18-taken from committee; laid on clerk's desk; taken from clerk's desk; 2nd reading; returned to State and Local Government (S)
     Feb 23-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 23, 2005; 3rd reading, passed 34-2 with Committee Substitute; received in House
     Feb 24-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
     Feb 28-posting waived
     Mar 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 2-2nd reading, to Rules


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