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KYSR122PassRecognize April as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.
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2019-03-28
adopted by voice vote
KYSR263IntroUrge the adoption of legislation requiring racial and ethnic community criminal justice and public safety impact statements for certain legislation and administrative regulations.
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2019-03-28
introduced in Senate
KYSB57PassAmend KRS 431.073 to allow discretionary expungement of Class D felonies with a ten-year waiting period; amend KRS 431.076 to allow a person against whom charges have been dismissed with or without prejudice to petition for expungement; set time limi...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 188)
KYSB67PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 525 to establish the offense of sexual crimes against an animal; define "animal" and "sexual contact"; list exceptions including, animal husbandry; amend KRS 436.605 to add sexual crimes against an animal to the li...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 184)
KYHB84PassAmend KRS 367.46955 to prohibit telephone solicitations which misrepresent the name or telephone number in caller identification services; amend KRS 367.46999 to increase the fines for second offenses and clarify enforcement mechanisms; amend KRS 367...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 105)
KYHB130PassAmend KRS 508.078 to include public gatherings, places of public accommodation, churches, and places of worship as places covered by the offense of terroristic threatening in the second degree; raise the penalty for terroristic threatening in the sec...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 096)
KYSB70PassCreate 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; ame...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 183)
KYHB148PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 311 to provide that if the United States Supreme Court reverses Roe v. Wade, or an amendment is adopted to the United State Constitution restoring state authority to prohibit abortion, no person shall knowingly adm...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 152)
KYSB85PassAmend KRS 189A.005 to provide a definition for "cabinet" and to clarify the definitions of "ignition interlock device", "ignition interlock certificate of installation", "ignition interlock device provider", and "ignition interlock license"; amend KR...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 103)
KYHB189PassAmend KRS 439.3106 to create a supervision continuation sanction to be applied by the Parole Board at final revocation hearings; provide for the return a sanctioned individual to a jail, prison, halfway house, or inpatient treatment facility without ...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 137)
KYHB299PassAmend KRS 197.010 and 197.045 to allow sentencing credits for life skills programs and promising practices.
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 116)
KYHB411PassAmend KRS 383.085, relating to reasonable accommodations for assistance animals in housing, to specify with whom a person with a disability can be in a therapeutic relationship; add instances that qualify as the prohibited act of misrepresentation of...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 145)
KYHB470PassAmend KRS 217.186 to allow a pharmacist to dispense naloxone to a person or agency who provides training on the use of naloxone as a part of a harm reduction program; amend KRS 218A.1412 to make a technical correction to clarify that heroin trafficki...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 130)
KYSB161PassAmend KRS 15.525, relating to programs created by law enforcement agencies to refer persons for substance use treatment, to delete the requirement that the person seeking assistance be immediately paired with a volunteer mentor; provide that a person...
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2019-03-25
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 089)
KYSB157PassAmend KRS 511.100 to protect correctional institutions from trespass; amend KRS 520.010 to include drones in definition of dangerous contraband.
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2019-03-25
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 061)
KYSB155PassAmend KRS 525.120 to provide that in all cases abuse of a corpse is a Class D felony; provide that Act shall be known as "Kristen's Law."
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2019-03-25
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 060)
KYHB257PassCreate a new section of KRS 247.232 to 247.236 to set forth conduct guidelines for patrons of amusement rides and attractions; establish a penalty for trespassing after refusing to leave the premises following a conduct violation; require amusement r...
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2019-03-21
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 041)
KYHB244PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 189 to double fines for violations of traffic offenses, require signage be erected and workers present in the work zone in order for double fines to be assessed, and direct double fines collected to a separate trus...
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2019-03-21
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 040)
KYHB5PassCreate new section of KRS Chapter 311 to prohibit an abortion if the pregnant woman is seeking the abortion, in whole or in part, because of an unborn child's sex, race, color, national origin, or disability, except in the case of a medical emergency...
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2019-03-19
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 037)
KYSB9PassCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 311 to require a person who intends to perform an abortion to determine whether the unborn human individual has a detectable fetal heartbeat; prohibit a person from performing an abortion before determining whether ...
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2019-03-15
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 020)
KYHB141PassAmend KRS 67.0802 to clarify that any proceeds from property disposed of by a county that was acquired through forfeiture or purchased using restricted funds under KRS 218A.420(4)(a) shall be transferred to a restricted account under KRS 218A.420.
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2019-03-15
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 012)
KYSB128EngrossCreate a new section of KRS 194A.700 to 194A.729 to prohibit certification or certification renewal of an assisted-living community if it is owned, managed, or operated by any person convicted of certain crimes or listed on an abuse list; exempt owne...
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2019-03-14
To House Rules Committee
KYSB240EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 525 to create a new felony of disseminating personally identifying information on the Internet about a minor.
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2019-03-13
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB159IntroRepeal, reenact, and amend KRS 431.076 to order concurrent expungement of the records of persons acquitted of charges or against whom charges were dismissed with prejudice and create procedures.
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2019-03-12
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSB237IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 510 to create the offense of aggravated indecent exposure; amend KRS 194A.380 to conform.
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2019-03-12
To Senate Rules Committee
KYSB1PassAmend KRS 158.441 to include definitions of school safety and school security; amend KRS 158.442 to include development and implementation of a school safety coordinator training program; specify membership on the Center for School Safety board of di...
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2019-03-11
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 005)
KYSB150PassCreate a new section of Chapter 237 to allow concealed deadly weapons to be carried by persons age 21 and over without a license in same locations where concealed carry license holders may carry them; amend KRS 527.020 and 237.115 to conform.
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2019-03-11
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 010)
KYSB227EngrossCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 311 to prohibit a person from denying or depriving an infant of nourishment with the intent to cause or allow the death of an infant; prohibit a person from denying or depriving an infant of medically appropriate an...
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2019-03-07
posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 12, 2019
KYSB102EngrossAmend KRS 531.300 to add definitions for "child sex doll" and "traffic"; create new sections of KRS Chapter 531 to prohibit the possession of a child sex doll, the trafficking of a child sex doll, and the importing of a child sex doll; amend KRS 531....
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2019-03-06
posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 7, 2019
KYSB17IntroAmend KRS 532.130, 532.135, and 532.140 to add a diagnosis of serious mental illness to the disabilities which prevent execution for persons convicted of capital offenses.
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2019-03-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB238EngrossAmend KRS 511.100 to change the definition of key infrastructure assets and include felony penalties for trespass upon key infrastructure assets in the first degree.
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2019-03-01
To Senate Natural Resources and Energy Committee
KYSB82IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to make the penalty for possession of a personal use quantity of marijuana a prepayable non-criminal fine; amend KRS 218A.010 to define "personal use quantity of marijuana" and "marijuana accessory"; amend KRS...
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2019-02-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB211IntroAmend KRS 431.073 to allow discretionary expungement of certain Class D or Class C felonies with a waiting period of up to ten years; reduce filing fee to $200; amend KRS 431.076 to allow a person against whom charges have been dismissed without prej...
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2019-02-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB215IntroAmend KRS 431.073 to allow the court to set fees of $20 to $500 for expungement of felony convictions; require 10 percent of those fees to be deposited into the account for county clerks; APPROPRIATION.
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2019-02-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB224IntroCreate a new sections of KRS Chapter 258 to define terms including "animal control agency", "animal shelter", and "dog vendor"; require persons acting as a dog vendor to register with the Department of Agriculture and submit for inspection; specify n...
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2019-02-26
To Senate Agriculture Committee
KYHB298IntroAmend KRS 531.335 to raise the penalty for possession or viewing of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor under the age of 12 years to a Class C felony; amend KRS 531.340 to raise the penalty for the distribution of matter portraying a se...
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2019-02-22
posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 25, 2019
KYHB430IntroAmend KRS 218A.440 to require all law enforcement agencies to file asset seizure reporting forms with the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet, declaring whether or not the agency seized money or property pursuant to KRS 218A.415; require the Justice an...
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2019-02-22
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB462IntroAmend KRS 527.010 to define "domestic abuse offense," "domestic violence protective order," and "physical force"; create a new section of KRS Chapter 527 to create the crimes of possession of a firearm by a convicted domestic abuser and possession of...
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2019-02-21
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB450IntroAmend KRS 258.500 to prohibit the misrepresentation of assistance dogs; allow peace officers to investigate; amend KRS 258.991 to conform and remove outdated references.
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2019-02-21
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB467IntroAmend KRS 431.066 to limit the use of monetary bail to certain high-risk defendants and provide pretrial release conditions for defendants based on risk levels and charge types; create a new section of KRS Chapter 431 to establish a preventative dete...
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2019-02-21
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB463IntroAmend KRS 527.010 to define "assault weapon"; create a new section of KRS Chapter 527 to prohibit the possession of an assault weapon by a person under 21 years of age unless the person is a member of the Armed Forces of the United States or a law en...
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2019-02-21
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB428IntroAmend KRS 189A.005 to define "alcohol monitoring device"; amend KRS 189A.070 to allow day-for-day credit for those using an alcohol monitoring device and have had their driver's license suspended for a DUI; amend KRS 431.068 to allow a county attorne...
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2019-02-20
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB418IntroAmend KRS 197.065 to provide that any person convicted of KRS 507.020 or 507.030, where the victim of the offense is a clearly identifiable peace officer, shall be directly transferred to and housed in a maximum security penitentiary.
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2019-02-20
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB94IntroAmend KRS 431.066 to provide that financial bail be solely imposed for ensuring a defendant's appearance; require a detention hearing for any defendant determined by the court to be a danger to the public if released; create a new section of KRS Chap...
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2019-02-19
To House Judiciary Committee
KYSB207IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 532 to provide an enhanced term of imprisonment for any defendant convicted of certain crimes when he or she intentionally selected the person because of that person's actual or perceived race, color, ethnicity, na...
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2019-02-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB210IntroAmend KRS 439.3401 to include as violent offenders individuals convicted of promoting human trafficking; specify that individuals convicted of human trafficking or promoting human trafficking shall not be released on probation or parole until 85 perc...
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2019-02-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB398IntroAmend KRS 218A.1412 to make a technical correction to clarify that heroin trafficking is not eligible for a Class D felony.
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2019-02-19
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB400IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 508 to create the new crimes of strangulation in the first degree as a Class C felony, and strangulation in the second degree as a Class D felony; amend KRS 403.720 to include strangulation in the definition of "dom...
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2019-02-19
To House Judiciary Committee
KYSB245IntroAmend KRS 441.127 to allow jails to give service credits to any county inmate in a county jail.
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2019-02-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB244IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 237 to allow persons to petition in District Court for one-year extreme risk protection orders when the petitioner believes a respondent poses a significant danger of causing serious physical injury to themselves or...
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2019-02-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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