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