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Jimmy Higdon

Republican — Senator — District 14
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016
  • 2017-2018

Jimmy Higdon represents Senate District 14 in the Kentucky Senate, is a member of 10 committees, and is the primary sponsor of 320 bills.

2002 34614.46
2004 5683.19
2006 20148.16
2008 68976.97
2010 28160.0

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Capitol Office:

    702 Capitol Ave
    Annex Room 242
    Frankfort KY 40601
    700 Capitol Ave
    Capitol Room 319
    Frankfort KY 40601
    Phone: 502-564-2450

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SR 32

    Adjourn in honor and loving memory of Jeff Hatter.

  • SR 27

    Adjourn in honor and loving memory of Stephen Robert "Bob" Hornback.

  • SR 23

    Adjourn in honor and loving memory of A.A. "Sonny" Pickerill.

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  • SB 60

    AN ACT relating to the transportation of construction equipment. Create a new section of KRS Chapter 189 to require the Transportation Cabinet to establish a permit process for overdimensional overweight permits to designate road testing routes for manufacturers of selfpropelled construction equipment; limit travel to a designated test route; allow for multiple vehicles to travel on the same annual permit; establish maximum dimensions for vehicles operating under a permit; allow operation under a permit 24 hours a day, except if cabinet limits travel during rush hours; allow manufacturer to obtain up to three permits for three different routes; set fee for each annual permit at $250; amend KRS 189.270 to conform.

  • SB 16

    AN ACT relating to expungement. Amend KRS 431.073 to allow discretionary expungement of Class D felonies, other than sex crimes, offenses against a victim who is a minor, or offenses which would qualify a person as a violent offender; specify a ten-year waiting period.

  • SR 281

    Adjourn in honor and loving memory of Maurice Doody Spalding Sr.

Recent Votes

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