KY HB25 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 8 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-10 - to Judiciary (H)
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Amend KRS 525.135 to prohibit pretrial diversion for a person charged with torture of a dog or cat, to make torture of a dog or cat a Class D felony, and to prohibit any form of early release for those who torture a dog or cat as a way to threaten, intimidate, coerce, harass, or terrorize a family member or member of a dating relationship; amend KRS 533.250 to prohibit the pretrial diversion program from being used for someone charged with torture of a dog or cat.

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2019-01-10Houseto Judiciary (H)
2019-01-08Houseintroduced in House
2018-10-10HousePrefiled by the sponsor(s).


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