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Title
AN ACT relating to districts of the Supreme Court and declaring an emergency.
Summary of Original Version
Amend KRS 21A.010 to divide the Commonwealth into the following Supreme Court Districts: DISTRICT 1 - Ballard, Caldwell, Calloway, Carlisle, Christian, Crittenden, Daviess, Fulton, Graves, Hancock, Henderson, Hickman, Hopkins, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken, McLean, Muhlenberg, Ohio, Todd, Trigg, Union, and Webster Counties; DISTRICT 2 - Allen, Barren, Breckinridge, Bullitt, Butler, Edmonson, Grayson, Hardin, Hart, Larue, Logan, Meade, Monroe, Simpson, Spencer, and Warren Counties; DISTRICT 3 - Adair, Anderson, Bell, Boyle, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Garrard, Green, Harlan, Knox, Laurel, Lincoln, Marion, McCreary, Mercer, Metcalfe, Nelson, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Russell, Taylor, Washington, Wayne, and Whitley Counties; DISTRICT 4 - Jefferson County; DISTRICT 5 - Bourbon, Clark, Fayette, Franklin, Jessamine, Madison, Scott, and Woodford Counties; DISTRICT 6 - Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Henry, Kenton, Oldham, Owen, Pendleton, Shelby, and Trimble Counties; DISTRICT 7 - Bath, Boyd, Breathitt, Carter, Clay, Elliott, Estill, Fleming, Floyd, Greenup, Harrison, Jackson, Johnson, Knott, Lawrence, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Lewis, Magoffin, Martin, Mason, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan, Nicholas, Owsley, Perry, Pike, Powell, Robertson, Rowan, and Wolfe Counties; EMERGENCY.
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Documents
Current .pdf (21.34 KB)
Introduced .pdf (19.94 KB)
Index Headings of Original Version
Redistricting, judicial
Redistricting, Supreme Court districts
Redistricting, judicial
Redistricting, Supreme Court districts
Redistricting, Supreme Court districts
Redistricting, Supreme Court districts
Supreme Court districts, Court of Appeals districts
Actions
01/04/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
  • taken from Committee on Committees (H)
  • 1st reading
  • to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
01/05/22
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 06, 2022
  • floor amendments (1) and (2) filed
01/06/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 81-2 with Floor Amendments (1) and (2)
  • received in Senate
  • to State & Local Government (S)
  • returned to State & Local Government (S)
  • 1st reading
  • taken from State & Local Government (S)
01/07/22
  • taken from State & Local Government (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to State & Local Government (S)
01/08/22
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1)
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Saturday, January 08, 2022
  • 3rd reading, passed 33-1 with Committee Substitute (1)
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
  • taken from Rules
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
  • House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
  • Bill passed 75-7
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
Amendments
House Floor Amendment 1
Amendment
Summary
Remove Hancock County and Ohio County from the First Supreme Court District and into the Second Supreme Court District; and remove Logan County from the Second Supreme Court District and into the First Supreme Court District.
LRC Index Headings
Redistricting, Supreme Court districts
Redistricting, judicial
Redistricting, Supreme Court districts
Redistricting, Supreme Court districts
Supreme Court districts, Court of Appeals districts
House Floor Amendment 2
Amendment
Summary
Effective for the 2022 primary and for no other election, extend the filing deadline for candidates filing for the Kentucky Supreme Court and the Kentucky Court of Appeals to January 25, 2022; permit the Secretary of State or the county clerk, as appropriate, to determine when the drawing for ballot positions and certificates will be held; and permit the Secretary of State or the county clerk, as appropriate, to establish any other necessary election deadlines for the 2022 primary, excluding the date of the primary.
LRC Index Headings
Candidates for judicial office, filing date extension
Candidates for judicial office, filing date extension
Candidates for judicial office, filing date extension
Candidates for judicial office, filing date extension
Candidates for judicial office, filing date extension
Senate Committee Substitute 1
Amendment
Fiscal Impact Statement
Summary
Retain original provisions and extend applicability of filing of nomination papers to candidates in the Fourth Supreme Court District; EMERGENCY.
LRC Index Headings
Redistricting, Supreme Court districts
Redistricting, judicial
Redistricting, Supreme Court districts
Redistricting, Supreme Court districts
Redistricting, Supreme Court districts
Redistricting, judicial
Redistricting, Supreme Court districts
Supreme Court districts, Court of Appeals districts
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