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67C.121 Powers and duties of Sections 99 and 144 constitutional officers within
territory of consolidated local government -- Terms, elections, powers, duties, and responsibilities of county clerk, county attorney, sheriff, jailer, coroner, surveyor, and assessor.
(1) All offices provided for in Sections 99 and 144 of the Constitution of Kentucky
shall remain in existence upon the consolidation of a city of the first class with its county. However, all existing powers and duties of these offices shall be assigned to the consolidated local government.
(2) Nothing in KRS 67C.101 to 67C.137 shall alter or affect the election or term of any
county court clerk, county attorney, sheriff, jailer, coroner, surveyor, or assessor. Nor shall any provision of KRS 67C.101 to 67C.137 be construed to alter or affect the powers, duties, or responsibilities of these officers as prescribed by the Constitution and laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Any funding responsibilities or oversight of any constitutional officers or their employees previously exercised by the county, which shall include the approval of the annual budget of the sheriff's and the county clerk's offices, shall be transferred to the consolidated local government.
Effective: July 15, 2002 History: Amended 2002 Ky. Acts ch. 346, sec. 59, effective July 15, 2002. -- Created
2000 Ky. Acts ch. 189, sec. 11, effective July 14, 2000.