KY SB70 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 2-1)
Status: Passed on March 26 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-03-26 - signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 183)
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Create a new section of KRS Chapter 508 to create the crime of strangulation, provide that strangulation is a Class D felony; amend KRS 403.720 to include the offense of strangulation as one of the offenses considered domestic violence and abuse; amend KRS 456.010 to include the offense of strangulation as one of the offenses considered dating violence and abuse; amend KRS 456.020 to conform.

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AN ACT relating to strangulation.


Roll Calls

2019-03-14 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RSN# 1060 (Y: 35 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2019-03-14 - House - House: Third Reading RCS# 337 (Y: 96 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2019-02-13 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading W/SCS 1 RSN# 800 (Y: 31 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2019-03-26Senatesigned by Governor (KY Acts ch. 183)
2019-03-14Senatedelivered to Governor
2019-03-14Senateenrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
2019-03-14Senateenrolled, signed by President of the Senate
2019-03-14SenateBill passed 35-1
2019-03-14SenateSenate concurred in House floor amendment (3)
2019-03-14Senateposted for passage for concurrence in House floor amendment (3)
2019-03-14Senatereceived in Senate
2019-03-14House3rd reading, passed 96-0 with floor amendment (3)
2019-03-06Housefloor amendment (3) filed
2019-02-22Houseposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 25, 2019
2019-02-21Housefloor amendments (1) and (2) filed
2019-02-21House2nd reading, to Rules
2019-02-20Housereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
2019-02-15Houseposted in committee
2019-02-14Houseto Judiciary (H)
2019-02-13Housereceived in House
2019-02-13Senate3rd reading, passed 31-4 with Committee Substitute (1)
2019-02-13Senateposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 13, 2019
2019-02-08Senate2nd reading, to Rules
2019-02-07Senatereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
2019-01-11Senateto Judiciary (S)
2019-01-09Senateintroduced in Senate


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