KY SB229 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on February 10 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-02-10 - to Committee on Committees (S)
Pending: Senate Committee on Committees Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Create new sections of KRS Chapter 237 to state how to interpret the Act; define terms; allow law enforcement officers to petition a court to issue crisis aversion and rights retention orders when a respondent poses a present danger of causing serious physical injury to themselves or others through purchasing, possessing, or receiving a firearm; establish procedures for the filing, review, hearing, termination, or renewal of the petition and orders; provide court processes and evidentiary standards; allow entry of the orders into law enforcement systems; prescribe issuance and service procedures for resulting protection orders; establish procedures for the surrender, storage, transfer, and return of firearms; establish penalties; allow for recognition and enforcement of foreign orders; amend KRS 431.015 to allow warrantless arrest for violations of the orders; amend KRS 31.110 and 431.076 to conform.

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AN ACT relating to crisis aversion and rights retention orders.



2021-02-10Senateto Committee on Committees (S)
2021-02-10Senateintroduced in Senate


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