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Part Two The Kentucky Constitution and Commentary, The Legislative Departmen

From: The Kentucky State Constitution (2nd Edition)

Robert M. Ireland

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 08 May 2021

The legislative power shall be vested in a House of Representatives and a Senate, which, together, shall be styled the “General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.” This is essentially the same provision as its equivalent in the third constitution and much the same as those found in the first and second constitutions. The relatively few published appellate court cases dealing with this section mostly concern allegations of legislative power being invalidly exercised, usurped, or delegated. The Kentucky Supreme Court found in Hacker v. Baesler (1991) that a...
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