KY SB211 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 11 2021 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-03-11 - to Committee on Committees (H)
Pending: House Committee On Committees Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Amend KRS 500.080 to define "public assistance benefits," "emergency services personnel," "firework," and "riot"; create a new section of KRS Chapter 508 to require restitution for a violation of assault in the first, second, third, and fourth degree; create a new section of KRS Chapter 511 to create the crime of unlawful camping on property owned by the Commonwealth; create a new section of KRS Chapter 512 to require restitution for a violation of criminal mischief in the first, second, and third degree; amend KRS 508.010, 508.020, 508.025, 508.030, 512.020, 512.030, 512.040, 520.090, 525.015, 525.060, 525.140, and 525.160 to provide enhanced penalties for violations of these offenses during the course of a riot; amend KRS 520.020, 525.030, and 525.040 to provide enhanced penalties; create a new section of KRS Chapter 431 to restrict when a person shall be released after an arrest for a violation of an offense of during the course of a riot; amend KRS 439.340 to add violations of KRS 508.020 and 508.025 committed during the course of a riot to the definition of violent offender; create a new section of KRS Chapter 15 to state legislative findings and declarations; amend KRS 411.100 to require gross negligence for a cause of action for property damaged by riotous or tumultuous assemblage of people that a local government could have prevented; amend KRS 61.912, 61.914, 61.168, 525.010, 532.100, and 525.200 to make conforming changes; provide that this Act may be cited as the Community and First Responder Protection Act.

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AN ACT relating to public safety.


Roll Calls

2021-03-11 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading W/scs1 sfa1 sfa2 RSN# 1697 (Y: 22 N: 11 NV: 0 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2021-03-11Houseto Committee on Committees (H)
2021-03-11Housereceived in House
2021-03-11Senate3rd reading, passed 22-11 with Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendments (1) and (2)
2021-03-11Senateposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 11, 2021
2021-03-05Senatefloor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
2021-03-05Senate2nd reading, to Rules
2021-03-04Senatefloor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
2021-03-04Senatereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
2021-02-24Senateto Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
2021-02-09Senateto Committee on Committees (S)
2021-02-09Senateintroduced in Senate


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