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81.032 Requirements for reclassification of an incorporated area. (1) Prior to the reclassification of any incorporated area by the General Assembly, the legislative body of such area shall provide to the General Assembly by certified <br>resolution the population data as required by subsections (2) and (3) of this section. (2) Prior to the reclassification of any incorporated area by the General Assembly, such area shall have attained the population requirements as established by Section 156 <br>of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. (3) The population of any city proposed for reclassification shall be based on consideration of the most recent municipal population estimates as provided by the <br>United States Bureau of Census, except that if recent growth in a city makes such <br>estimates invalid, a city may submit for consideration an affidavit to certify such <br>new growth. Such an affidavit shall be supported by documentation which may <br>include more recent property valuation information, door to door population counts <br>or other municipal data, such as annexation records, which may not be included in <br>the recent population estimates. Effective: July 15, 1986 <br>History: Created 1986 Ky. Acts ch. 151, sec. 1, effective July 15, 1986. <br>Legislative Research Commission Note (9/18/95). Section 156 of the Constitution of Kentucky, referenced in subsection (2) of this statute was repealed by an amendment <br>ratified on November 8, 1994, which created Sections 156a and 156b. See 1994 Ky. <br>Acts ch. 168. Section 156a provides in part: &quot;The classification of all cities and the <br>law pertaining to the classifications in effect at the time of adoption of this section <br>shall remain in effect until otherwise provided by law.&quot;