KY HB223 | 2022 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 5 2022 - 25% progression
Action: 2022-01-05 - to Committee on Committees (H)
Pending: House Committee On Committees Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Create 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, national origin, religion, mental or physical disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation; amend KRS 15.420 to define "hate crime"; amend KRS 15.440 to require law enforcement agencies to possess a written policy and procedures manual related to hate crimes by January 1, 2023; amend KRS 15.334 and 17.1523 to include the identification and reporting of crimes committed due to the victim's actual or perceived ethnicity, national origin, religion, mental or physical disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation; amend KRS 15.340, 15.460, 15.512, and15.520 to conform; repeal KRS 49.320 and 532.031.

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Title

AN ACT relating to hate crimes.

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History

DateChamberAction
2022-01-05Houseto Committee on Committees (H)
2022-01-05Houseintroduced in House

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