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KYSB354Intro

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Create new section of KRS Chapter 411 to create a cause of action for introduction of an identification device; create new section of KRS Chapter 454 to restrict use of facial recognition technology and biometric identifiers; create new section of KR...
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2022-04-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB675Engross

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Amend KRS 387.740 to provide that any person may file a petition for an emergency appointment as a limied guardian or conservator; establish the rights of the petitioner relating to a hearing; provide that the Act may be cited as the Jeff Tyler Act.
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2022-03-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB93Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 344 to require employers that mandate employee immunization to allow exceptions based on religious belief or conscientious objection to immunizations; provide sample form for employee affirmation; amend KRS 344.040...
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2022-03-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB719Engross

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Amend KRS 376.010 to establish a mechanism for protection for owners of leased property from liens arising from work performed through a contract with the lessee when the lessee is prohibited from entering into such an agreement by the lease; require...
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2022-03-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB185Engross

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Amend KRS 189A.085 to allow the court to order a peace officer to seize a license plate from a person who is convicted of KRS 189A.010.
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2022-03-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB157Engross

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Amend KRS 405.021 to establish that grandparent visitation rights are not adversely affected by any investigation related to abuse, neglect, dependency of a child, or termination of parental rights of the grandparent's son or daughter who is the fath...
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2022-03-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB217Engross

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Amend KRS 625.090 to include petitions filed under KRS 625.050 as information to be considered by the court in an involuntary termination of parental rights action.
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2022-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB110Intro

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Create new sections of KRS Chapter 381 to define heir property and create a mechanism for partition or sale among cotenants by the court; create requirements for notice and determination of value through agreement or appraisal; create protocol for bu...
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2022-03-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB191Intro

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Create new sections of KRS Chapter 381 to define terms related to planned communities; require planned communities to file a declaration in the office of the county clerk or clerks where the planned community is located; provide for homeowners' assoc...
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2022-03-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB31Intro

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Amend KRS 431.066 and 431.520 to require that conditions of pretrial release for a person released on an unsecured bond be the least restrictive to reasonably mitigate the risk of flight or danger to others.
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2022-03-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB767Engross

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Amend KRS 154A.990 to remove language making it a Class C felony to falsely make, alter, forge, utter, pass, or counterfeit a state lottery ticket.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB358Intro

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Create a new section of KRS 344 to define terms, prohibit an employer from conditioning employment or access to business premises on an employee or individual obtaining a vaccination passport or providing protected health information; prohibit employ...
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2022-03-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB333Intro

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Amend KRS 532.080 so that persistent felony offender sentences may only apply to offenders who a felony within the same KRS chapter as the one previously committed.
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2022-03-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB337Intro

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Create new sections of KRS Chapter 344 to make it unlawful for a state agency to discriminate against a person based on his or her access to electronic means to obtain benefits or gain access to public buildings; cite as the Digital Identification Ac...
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2022-03-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB488Engross

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Amend KRS 403.763 and 456.180 to enhance a second or subsequent violation of an order of protection to a Class D felony.
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2022-03-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB366Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 383 to provide tenants in eviction proceedings with Court-appointed Counsel; amend KRS 454.030 to require the Kentucky Housing Corporation to develop an informational pamphlet for tenants.
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2022-03-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB359Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 456, to require appointment of a guardian ad litem for any unrepresented minor who is a party to the action or on behalf of whom a petition for an interpersonal protective order has been filed; create a new section...
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2022-03-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB313Engross

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Amend KRS 431.510 to make operating a charitable bail organization unlawful; define terms.
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2022-03-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB369Intro

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Amend KRS 431.066 to define "enhanced scrutiny offense," "money bail," "standard conditions," and "violent or sexual offense"; provide that no verified and eligible defendant shall be detained on money bail; provide circumstances when a defendant may...
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2022-03-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB368Intro

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Repeal and reenact various sections of KRS Chapter 383 to update the Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; create new sections of KRS Chapter 383 to conform; amend KRS 383.715 to conform; repeal KRS 383.300, 303.302, 383.500, 383.505, 383.515,...
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2022-03-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB250Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 431 that establishes requirements for peace officers in the service and return of out-of-county warrants; require a court where a warrant is served to address bail; establish a time limit for a person to be transpo...
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2022-03-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB313Intro

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Amend KRS 431.510 to define "bail bondsman" and "charitable bail organization"; prohibit any charitable bail organization from posting bail or bond for any offense that is not a misdemeanor; limit any bail posted to no more than $2,000; prohibit any ...
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2022-03-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB331Intro

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Amend KRS 431.066 to define "enhanced scrutiny offense," "money bail," "standard conditions," "violent or sexual offense"; provide that no verified and eligible defendant shall be detained on money bail; provide circumstances when a defendant may be ...
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2022-03-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB352Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 17 to define terms; require the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet to establish the domestic violence registry; limit the registry to domestic violence offenders who are convicted under KRS Chapter 507, 508, 509, or...
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2022-03-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB364Intro

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Amend KRS 383.660 to allow a landlord to terminate a rental agreement if tenant fails to pay rent within 14 days after receiving both written notice by the landlord of nonpayment and the landlord's intention to terminate.
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2022-03-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB380Intro

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Amend KRS 532.080 to provide that a jury may impose an enhanced punishment for persistent felony offenders; remove persistent felony offender in the second degree; amend KRS 439.3405 to conform.
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2022-03-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB379Intro

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Amend KRS 532.080 to define "violent act against a person"; provide that a jury may fix an enhanced term of imprisonment when they find a defendant to be a persistent felony offender; remove the condition that an offender completed service of the sen...
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2022-03-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB275Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 532 to provide an enhanced term of imprisonment for any defendant convicted of certain crimes when the defendant intentionally selected the person because of that person's actual or perceived race, color, ethnicity...
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2022-03-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB153Intro

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Amend KRS 413.249 to remove the statute of limitations for civil actions arising from childhood sexual assault or abuse; to provide that every civil action arising from childhood sexual assault or abuse be accompanied by a motion to seal the record.
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2022-03-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB296Intro

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Amend KRS 533.010 to create a parenting-based alternative sentence; detail requirements for parenting-based alternative sentencing plan.
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2022-03-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB281Intro

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Amend KRS 533.220 to include gender-neutral language.
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2022-03-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB283Intro

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Amend KRS 630.030 to include gender-neutral language.
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2022-03-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB289Intro

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Create new section of KRS Chapter 383 to provide for expungement of records in actions for forcible entry and detainer due to unpaid rent during the COVID-19 pandemic; amend KRS 383.250 to provide for sealing of records.
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2022-03-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB305Intro

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Amend KRS 218A.1421, 218A.1422, and 218A.1423 to remove penalties for possession, cultivation, or trafficking of up to eight ounces, or five plants, of marijuana; create a new section of KRS Chapter 431 to allow expungement of certain convictions rel...
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2022-03-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB240Intro

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Amend KRS 610.040 to make language gender neutral.
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2022-03-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB239Intro

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Amend KRS 610.350 to add gender-neutral language.
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2022-03-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSR134Intro

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Confirm the appointment of Amy Cubbage as Vice-Chair of the Public Service Commission for a term expiring July 1, 2023.
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2022-03-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB226Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 503 to incorporate the "no duty to retreat" provisions elsewhere in the chapter; amend KRS 503.050, 503.055, 503.070, and 503.080 to require a reasonable belief that defensive force is necessary before it is justif...
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2022-03-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB248Intro

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Amend KRS 600.020 to add exclusions to the definition of "abused or neglected child".
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2022-03-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB220Intro

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Amend KRS 441.265 to add that the requirement for a prisoner to reimburse the county for jail fees is to start from the prisoner's booking date; require a county jail to clear a prisoner of any outstanding expenses and to reimburse any expenses alrea...
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2022-02-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB211Intro

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Amend KRS 531.070 to remove the educational justification from the exemption of criminal prosecution for pornography.
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2022-02-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB182Intro

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Amend KRS 431.073, 431.078, and 431.079 to allow court to waive expungement fees on a finding of indigence.
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2022-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB193Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 344, to make it unlawful for a state agency to discriminate against a person based on his or her access to electronic means to obtain benefits or gain access to public buildings.
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2022-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSCR133Intro

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Create the L.E.T.T.'s Grow Task Force to study and make recommendations related to the legalization, taxation, and use of cannabis in the Commonwealth; set task force membership; require the task force to meet at least once every two months during th...
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2022-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB220Engross

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 518 to create the crime of intimidation of a sports official as a Class A misdemeanor.
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2022-02-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB171Intro

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Amend 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 on discrimination because of sexual orientation and g...
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2022-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB161Intro

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Amend KRS 186A.297, relating to affidavits of conversion to real estate for manufactured homes, to set forth an alternative process by which an applicant may show proof of lien satisfaction.
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2022-02-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB156Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 527 to make it a crime to unlawfully store a firearm; establish elements of the crime for recklessly allowing access to an unsecured firearm by a minor; establish the crime as a Class A misdemeanor unless a physica...
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2022-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB132Intro

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Amend various sections of KRS 387.500 to 387.770 to change the term "ward" to "protected person"; allow the respondent the right to retain private counsel; set out the respondent's right to an attorney who does not act as a guardian ad litem; increas...
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2022-02-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB118Intro

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Amend KRS 224.16-050 to require the Energy and Environment Cabinet to update and study the state assumption of the Section 404 permitting program; authorize the Governor to seek assumption; if the United States Environmental Protection Agency grants ...
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2022-02-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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