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Page 1 of 1 117.065 Establishing voting places for precincts -- Change -- Expense -- Authority to designate as voting places buildings constructed with tax revenues -- Voter <br>accessibility -- Immediate telephone accessibility. (1) The county board of elections shall, not later than September 20 of each year, establish the voting place for each precinct. If a change becomes necessary after that <br>date, notice of change shall be published pursuant to KRS Chapter 424. If a change <br>becomes necessary on election day, notice shall be posted at the former voting <br>place. The expense of renting voting places, for which rent of not less than twenty <br>dollars (&#36;20) shall be paid, shall be paid in the same manner as other election <br>expenses. (2) The county board of elections shall have the authority to designate as voting places, without cost to the board, buildings constructed in whole or in part with tax <br>revenues. (3) The county board of elections shall designate as voting places only those places which are accessible to all eligible voters, including those with physical limitations <br>and the elderly. (4) The county board of elections shall ensure that each precinct polling place in the county has immediate access to a telephone within the polling place on the day of <br>any election. Effective: July 15, 1994. <br>History: Amended 1994 Ky. Acts ch. 394, sec. 8, effective July 15, 1994; and ch. 416, sec. 2, effective July 15, 1994. -- Amended 1980 Ky. Acts ch. 72, sec. 1, effective <br>July 15, 1980. -- Amended 1976 Ky. Acts ch. 135, sec. 2, effective June 19, 1976. -- <br>Created 1974 Ky. Acts ch. 130, sec. 23, effective June 21, 1974. Legislative Research Commission Note (7/15/94). This section was amended by 1994 Ky. Acts chs. 394 and 416 which do not appear to be in conflict and have been <br>codified together.