KY SB239 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on March 1 2018 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2018-03-05 - to Agriculture (S)
Pending: Senate Agriculture Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [PDF]


Create a new section of KRS Chapter 525 to establish the crime of sexual activity with animals; define terms; specify the conduct that a person knowingly engages in that constitutes sexual activity with animals; provide that sexual activity with animals is a Class A misdemeanor; allow the court to impose additional penalties on a person convicted of violation of the section; exempt accepted animal husbandry or veterinary medical practices from the provisions of the section; allow the court to seize all animals involved in an alleged violation as a condition of bond if the court has reasonable grounds to believe that a violation has occurred.

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AN ACT relating to sexual activity with animals.



2018-03-05Senateto Agriculture (S)
2018-03-01Senateintroduced in Senate

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