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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)
KYHB132PassAmend KRS 439.3401 to provide that any person convicted of manslaughter in the second degree, reckless homicide, or criminal attempt to commit murder of clearly identifiable emergency medical services personnel shall serve at least 85 percent of the ...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 136)
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)
KYHB151PassAmend KRS 304.47-020 to establish a range of criminal penalties resulting from conviction of insurance fraud; amend KRS 304.47-050 to require certain Kentucky health professional boards to report suspected insurance fraud to the Department of Insuran...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 143)
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)
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)
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)
KYSB153PassAmend KRS 246.120 to expand the membership of the Board of Agriculture to eighteen members; set board member terms; amend KRS 246.130 to conform; repeal and reenact KRS 251.010 to define terms as used in this chapter; create new sections of KRS Chapt...
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2019-03-25
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 088)
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)
KYHB199PassAmend KRS 353.510 to add definitions for "control person," "eligible well," and "orphan well"; amend KRS 353.562 to change the name of the Kentucky abandoned storage tank reclamation fund to the Kentucky abandoned storage tank and orphan well reclama...
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2019-03-18
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 021)
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)
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
KYHB136IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 218A to define terms; to exempt the medicinal marijuana program from existing provisions in Kentucky law to the contrary; to require the Department for Alcoholic Beverage and Cannabis Control to implement and regula...
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2019-03-12
floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
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
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
KYHB175IntroEstablish KRS Chapter 239 and create new sections to define “adjusted gross revenue,” “beginner,” “cabinet,” “commission,” “confidential information,” “entry fee,” “fantasy contest,” “fantasy contest operator, or operato...
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2019-03-05
floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
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
KYSB20IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapters 15A, 27A, 158, and 194A to require reporting of statistics, including age, race, and gender, to determine whether there is disproportionate minority contact with the juvenile justice, social welfare, and educationa...
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2019-03-01
To Senate Judiciary 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
KYSB183IntroCreate new section of KRS Chapter 258 to require local governments to adopt an animal control and care program outlined by Kentucky Department of Agriculture and an outdoor sheltering and care ordinance that establishes standards for housing and cari...
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2019-02-26
To Senate State & Local Government 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
KYSB170IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 218A to define terms; to exempt the medicinal marijuana program from existing provisions in Kentucky law to the contrary; to require the Department for Alcoholic Beverage and Cannabis Control to implement and regula...
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2019-02-26
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
KYSB190IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 525 to create the offense of a hate crime.
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2019-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB327IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 237 to allow concealed deadly weapons to be carried by persons age 21 and over without a license in the same locations where concealed carry license holders may carry them; amend KRS 527.020 and 237.115 to conform.
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2019-02-15
To House Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection Committee
KYHB376IntroCreate 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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2019-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
KYSB177IntroAmend 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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2019-02-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB353IntroAmend KRS 508.025 to add firefighters to the subsection criminalizing intentionally causing person to come into contact with bodily fluids.
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2019-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB334IntroAmend KRS 186.010 to define "off-highway vehicles" or "OHV"; consider an OHV to be a motor vehicle for registration purposes; amend KRS 186.050 to establish a $25 annual registration fee for OHVs and a $30 fee for nonresident OHV registration; allow ...
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2019-02-14
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB225IntroCreates new sections of KRS Chapter 367 to regulate advertising for legal services.
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2019-02-12
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB71IntroAmend KRS 532.031, relating to an offense committed as a result of a hate crime, to include criminal homicide and fetal homicide as well as the attempt to commit or solicitation of those crimes.
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2019-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
KYSB101IntroAmend KRS 525.130 to expand cruelty to animals in the second degree to include causing any animals to fight or killing any animal by poisoning.
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2019-02-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB109IntroAmend KRS 439.3401, relating to parole eligibility for violent offenders, to classify any person convicted of the following offenses as a "violent offender": criminal attempt to commit murder, criminal attempt to commit fetal homicide, criminal attem...
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2019-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB242IntroCreate a new section of Chapter 508 to establish the crime of strangulation.
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2019-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB265IntroCreate 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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2019-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
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