KY HB253 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 14 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-21 - floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Create a new section of KRS Chapter 189 to require local law enforcement agencies having jurisdiction to investigate all traffic accidents involving a fatality that occur on state-maintained highways; specify that if a local law enforcement agency does not have an accident reconstruction unit or similar expertise, the Kentucky State Police shall perform the investigation; amend KRS 16.065 to conform; cite as the John Carter Knight Act of 2020.

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AN ACT relating to the investigation of traffic accidents.



2020-02-21Housefloor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
2020-02-20Houseposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 21, 2020
2020-02-20House2nd reading, to Rules
2020-02-19Housereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
2020-01-27Houseposted in committee
2020-01-16Houseto Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection (H)
2020-01-14Houseintroduced in House


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