05RS SB13

SB13

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SB 13/LM (BR 185) - E. Harris

     AN ACT relating to levy and recall of taxes.
     Amend KRS 132.017 to clarify language, remove the requirement that petitions be organized by precinct, set forth the information that must be included on a petition, add notification procedures and timelines for determination of the validity of the petition, provide for advertisement of the filing of the petition if the petitioners pay for advertisement at the time the petition is filed and establish a time frame within which a county clerk's certification may be challenged; amend KRS 132.100 to delete provisions relating to precinct requirements for petitions and to set forth the requirements for a petition; amend KRS 160.485 to clarify language, remove the requirement that petitions be organized by precinct, set forth the information that must be included on a petition, change the time in which a petition must be filed from 30 to 45 days, provide for advertisement of the filing of the petition if the petitioners pay for advertisement at the time the petition is filed, establish a time frame within which a county clerk's certification may be challenged, and add notification procedures and timelines for determination of the validity of the petition; amend KRS 160.597 to clarify language, remove the requirement that petitions be organized by precinct, set forth the information that must be included on a petition, change the time in which a petition must be filed from 30 days to 45 days, provide for advertisement of the filing of the petition if the petitioners pay for advertisement at the time the petition is filed, establish a time frame within which a county clerk's certification may be challenged, and add notification procedures and timelines for determination of the validity of the petition; amend KRS 132.018 to conform; provide that the Act shall apply to orders, ordinances, resolutions or motions passed after July 15, 2005.

SB 13 - AMENDMENTS


     SFA (1, E. Harris) - Retain provisions of the original bill; provide that each sheet of the petition must include names of voters from one precinct; provide that an invalid signature on the page shall not result in the disqualification of the entire page but shall instead result in the striking of the invalid signature only.

     SFA (2, E. Harris) - Retain the provisions of the original bill; clarify language relating to petition requirements; provide that specially called school district elections shall comply with the provisions of KRS 118.025, and that the election shall be held between 35 and 45 days from the certification of the petition rather than 20 to 30 days.

     HCA (1, S. Riggs) - Provide that a recall petition for school taxes in a district located in a consolidated local government shall include five percent of a number of registered and qualified voters voting in the last preceding presidential election.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 4-introduced in Senate
     Jan 7-to State and Local Government (S)
     Feb 2-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 3-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 8-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 10, 2005
     Feb 9-floor amendments (1) and (2) filed
     Feb 10-3rd reading, passed 28-3 with floor amendments (1) and (2)
     Feb 11-received in House
     Feb 16-to Local Government (H)
     Feb 22-posted in committee
     Feb 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendment (1)
     Feb 25-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 28, 2005
     Feb 28-3rd reading, passed 92-0 with committee amendment (1); received in Senate
     Mar 8-posted for passage for concurrence in House committee amendment (1) on Tuesday, March 8, 2005 as a Consent bill; Senate concurred in House committee amendment (1); passed 37-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 18-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 121)


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