HB 821

  • Kentucky House Bill
  • 2024 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Feb 26, 2024
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

AN ACT relating to the selection and oversight of Article V convention commissioners.


Create new sections of KRS Chapter 6 providing for the selection and oversight of Article V commissioners if an Article V Convention is called and the Commonwealth is a participant; define terms; require the General Assembly to pass a resolution naming five commissioners to represent the Commonwealth in the convention; include in the resolution the commission, limitations, and allow the General Assembly to provide additional instructions; direct requirements for the commissioners; require the commissioners to execute an oath and the oath be filed with the Secretary of State; provide that a commissioner may be recalled or removed at any time for any reason by a joint resolution of the General Assembly, or if the General Assembly is not in session, recalled or suspended by the advisory committee; provide that a commissioner vacancy shall be filled by the advisory committee's selection of an interim commissioner until such time as a vote by the General Assembly shall select a permanent replacement; provide for commissioner allowances, compensation, and gift limitations; provide the duties and responsibilities of the delegation; provide quorum requirements and votes required for a decision of the delegation; establish an advisory committee; provide for membership and administration of the advisory committee; permit a commissioner to consult with the advisory committee the impact of prospective actions; require the advisory committee to respond to requests for advice by a commissioner; require the advisory committee to notify the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate if it has reason to believe that a commissioner has exceeded the scope of his or her authority; require the advisory committee to notify the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate, if it recalls or suspends a commissioner.

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Feb 26, 2024


introduced in House


to Committee on Committees (H)

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