KY HB480 | 2017 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on February 17 2017 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2017-02-21 - to Judiciary (H)
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [PDF]


Creates a new section of KRS Chapter 525 to establish the offense of sexual assault against an animal; establish the elements and penalties for the crime; allow additional conditions to be imposed by a court upon conviction; allow a peace officer to seize an animal if there is probable cause to believe sexual assault against an animal has occurred; exempt accepted veterinary medical practices, insemination of animals, and accepted animal husbandry practices.

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AN ACT relating to sexual assault against animals.



2017-02-21Houseto Judiciary (H)
2017-02-17Houseintroduced in House

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