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Part Two The Kentucky Constitution and Commentary, The Executive Department

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 supreme executive power of the Commonwealth shall be vested in a Chief Magistrate, who shall be styled the “Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.” The same language appears in the second and third constitutions. The Kentucky Supreme Court held that it was an unconstitutional violation of the governor’s executive power, as guaranteed by Section 69, for the General Assembly to prohibit the governor from issuing administrative regulations if the judiciary determined that the Legislative Research Commission or its subcommittee could not constitutionally veto...
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