Bills Pending Kentucky House Judiciary Committee

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KYHB209IntroCreate a new Class D felony in KRS Chapter 527 to prohibit people convicted of a hate crime from possessing firearms.
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2018-01-19
To House Judiciary Committee
KYSB8EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 411 to provide civil immunity for damaging a vehicle if a person enters the vehicle with the reasonable, good-faith belief that a dog or cat is in immediate danger of death if not removed.
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2018-01-19
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB207IntroAmend KRS 520.010 to allow persons who are in a detention facility in a professional capacity to possess a cell phone or other personal electronic device.
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2018-01-19
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB208IntroAmend KRS 61.365, relating to federal peace officers who have been granted Kentucky peace officer powers, to add Veterans Health Administration law enforcement officers of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.
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2018-01-19
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB195IntroAmend KRS 344.010 to include definitions for "sexual orientation" and "gender identity"; amend KRS 344.020, relating to the purpose of the Kentucky's civil rights chapter, to include a prohibition against discrimination because of sexual orientation ...
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2018-01-18
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB198IntroCreate a new section of KRS 45A.690 to 45A.725 to establish standards and rules for the Attorney General when awarding contingency fee personal service contracts for legal services; require the Attorney General to make written findings of the need fo...
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2018-01-18
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB193IntroAmend KRS 508.025, relating to the Class D felony of assault in the third degree, to add intentionally causing a peace officer to come in contact with bodily fluids or bodily waste to the elements of the crime; increase the criminal penalty to a Clas...
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2018-01-17
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB11IntroEstablish KRS Chapter 457 to adopt portions of the Uniform Power of Attorney Act of 2006; establish definitions for the chapter; provide that the chapter shall apply to all powers of attorney except for certain exceptions; provide that powers of atto...
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2018-01-17
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB181IntroAmend KRS 532.031 to remove language relating to an offense committed as a result of a hate crime because of the individual's actual or perceived employment as a city, county, state, or federal peace officer, member of an organized fire department, o...
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2018-01-17
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB178IntroAmend KRS 17.169 to include local law enforcement as persons authorized to collect DNA samples; amend KRS 17.170 to provide for the collection of DNA samples at arrest or initial appearance from all persons charged with a felony offense; amend KRS 17...
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2018-01-17
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB169IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 506 to define "criminal gang" and "pattern of criminal gang activity"; repeal and reenact KRS 506.140 to enumerate what constitutes criminal gang recruitment in the first, second, and third degree; amend KRS 506.12...
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2018-01-16
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB5IntroAmend KRS 210.290, relating to public guardianship, to specify when the Cabinet for Health and Family Services may be appointed as a resident's limited guardian, guardian, limited conservator, or conservator; amend KRS 387.510 to provide that a guard...
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2018-01-16
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHJR33IntroRecommend that the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and the Administrative Office of the Courts create a pilot Working Interdisciplinary Networks of Guardianship Stakeholders, or WINGS, to examine how Kentucky's adult guardianship is working an...
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2018-01-16
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB116IntroAmend KRS 441.125 to remove the words "nonreligous sponsored" from the definition of "community-service-related project."
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2018-01-16
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KYHB110IntroAmend KRS 209.020 to change the definition of "exploitation" to include obtaining or using controlled substances prescribed to a vulnerable adult or a member fo the adult's household; amend KRS 209.990 to create a Class C felony for that form of expl...
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2018-01-16
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KYHB166IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 218A to define terms; restrict medical cannabis to certain patients with qualifying debilitating conditions; establish requirements for cultivation, production, processing, distribution, and sale in compassion cente...
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2018-01-16
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB155IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 532 to abolish the death penalty and replace it with life imprisonment without parole for inmates presently sentenced to death; amend KRS 532.030, relating to authorized dispositions for felony offenses, to remove ...
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2018-01-10
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB43IntroAmend KRS 118A.110 to define "retention election" for appellate judges; create a new section of KRS Chapter 118A to create an election process for retaining appointed appellate judges, following the ratification of a constitutional amendment to provi...
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2018-01-08
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB131IntroAmend KRS 387.570 to clarify when a respondent's presence may be waived at a guardianship competency hearing; allow a bench trial when the parties agree, there is no objection from interested parties, and all persons preparing the interdisciplinary r...
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2018-01-08
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB102IntroAmend KRS 431.015 to allow a peace officer to make an arrest when a misdemeanor is committed in the officer's presence; allow a peace officer to issue a citation when the officer has probable cause to believe that a misdemeanor was committed outside ...
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2018-01-08
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB126IntroAmend KRS 186.990, 194A.990, 341.990, and 516.120 to raise the threshold level for a Class D felony for unlawful registration of a car to evade taxes, misrepresentation to receive public assistance or unemployment benefits, and unlawful use of slugs ...
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2018-01-08
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB115IntroAmend KRS 213.101 to require a physician to report a prescription for mifeprex, misoprostol, or any other drug or combination of drugs that are intended to end a pregnancy to the Vital Statistics Branch within 15 days after the end of the month in wh...
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2018-01-05
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB104IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require that a driver's education program to include instruction regarding a driver's conduct during interactions with law enforecement officers; amend KRS 186.480 to require the Kentucky State Police to mak...
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2018-01-04
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB71IntroAmend KRS 531.010 to define "private erotic matter"; create a new section of KRS Chapter 531 to prohibit the distribution of sexually explicit images without consent; make such distribution a Class A misdemeanor for the first offense and a Class D fe...
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2018-01-04
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB94IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 394 to establish the Kentucky Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act to codify provisions for the creation, administration, modification, termination, and validity of transfer on death deeds; define terms; spec...
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2018-01-04
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KYHB66IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 15A to provide definitions and establish an Officer Shooting Review Board to investigate any shooting of an individual by a law enforcement officer or officers or any deadly incident involving law enforcement; set r...
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2018-01-02
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KYHB28IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 344 to prohibit employers from considering or requiring disclosure of prior criminal history as part of the initial job application; title the Act "Ban the Box - The Criminal Record Employment Discrimination Act."
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2018-01-02
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KYHR13IntroEncourage the efforts of the criminal justice system to divert drug offenders to treatment.
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2018-01-02
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB53IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 525 to create a Class A misdemeanor, disruption of a public protest, for a person who wears a mask or hood concealing his or her face while engaging in a public protest; create a new section of KRS Chapter 525 to c...
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2018-01-02
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KYHB60IntroAmend KRS 532.080 to increase the sentence to life without the possiblity of parole for offenders with three or more independent convictions for Class A or B felonies or capital offenses.
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2018-01-02
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KYHB83IntroAmend KRS 532.090 to establish gross misdemeanors as a new category of misdemeanor offense and set penalty range; amend various sections of KRS Chapters 500, 530, 532, and 533 to conform; amend KRS 532.100 to ensure that custody of gross misdemeanant...
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2018-01-02
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KYHB36IntroCreate a new section of Chapter 237 to allow concealed deadly weapons to be carried without a license in same locations as concealed carry license holders may carry them; amend KRS 237.115 and 527.020 to conform.
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2018-01-02
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB31IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 527 to prohibit the unlawful storage of a firearm.
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2018-01-02
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB62IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to apply a uniform penalty of mandatory drug treatment and community service to persons convicted of possessing certain drugs and paraphernalia; amend KRS 218A.140 to revise possession of counterfeit substance...
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2018-01-02
To House Judiciary Committee
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