Bills Pending Kentucky Senate Judiciary Committee

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KYHB553Engross

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Create new sections of KRS Chapter 15 to establish a False Claims Act with provisions that establish enhanced civil liability and penalties for committing fraud against the state; allow the Attorney General or a private citizen to bring a cause of ac...
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2021-03-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB247Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 67C permitting a consolidated local government to establish a citizen review board independent of the police department, and an investigatory office led by an appointee of the mayor for review of police department ...
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2021-03-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB43Intro

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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, determination of value through agreement or appraisal; create protocol for buyou...
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2021-03-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB264Engross

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Amend KRS 395.390 to remove the sheriff from being the de facto administrator upon the death of a decedent with no personal representative in a county with no public administrator and guardian; amend KRS 395.400 to remove references to the sheriff.
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2021-03-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB420Engross

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Amend various KRS sections to provide that guardians ad litem and court-appointed counsel shall receive a fee not to exceed $500 and to specify the payors of those fees; amend KRS 625.0405, 625.041, and 625.080 to provide that the appointment of guar...
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2021-03-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSCR130Intro

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Express the intent of the Kentucky General Assembly to withdraw from compliance with the REAL ID Act of 2005 and urge the Kentucky congressional delegation to seek to repeal or amend the Act should it be applied in any way to infringe upon the Second...
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2021-03-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB97Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 405 to establish findings of the General Assembly related to rights and interests of parents; create new sections of KRS Chapter 405 to establish a definition of "parent" and specific rights of parents; establish a...
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2021-03-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB243Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 67 to define "recorded instrument" and "portal"; require county clerks to be open for reviewing and obtaining copies of recorded instruments for 40 hours a week unless they maintain a portal that allows the public ...
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2021-03-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB260Intro

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Amend KRS 39A.100 and 39A.180 to limit the Governor and political subdivisions and agencies from exercising emergency powers to substantially burden a person's freedom of religion; amend KRS 446.350 to waive the sovereign immunity of the Commonwealth...
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2021-02-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB286Intro

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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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2021-02-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB283Intro

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Create new sections of KRS Chapter 455 to limit circumstances in which a warrant may be issued authorizing entry without notice; require creation of a warrant application form; require reporting of data on warrants authorizing entry without notice; r...
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2021-02-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB280Intro

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Create new section of KRS Chapter 411 to create a cause of action for subcutaneous implantation of an identification device; create new section of KRS Chapter 454 to restrict use of facial recognition technology and biometric identifiers; Create new ...
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2021-02-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB263Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 15 to require officers to activate body-worn cameras when engaged in law enforcement activity; establish rebuttable presumptions in investigative or legal proceedings regarding unrecorded conduct or statements; ame...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB258Intro

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Amend KRS 344.040 to remove protections against employment discrimination based on an individual's status as a smoker or nonsmoker.
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2021-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB269Intro

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Amend KRS 344.010 to include definitions for "sexual orientation," "gender identity," " local Commission," and " real estate-related transaction"; amend KRS 344.020, relating to the purpose of the Kentucky's civil rights chapter, to include a prohibi...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB224Intro

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Amend KRS 532.055 to allow a jury to recommend that a Class D felony be designated and sentenced as a Class A misdemeanor if the jury finds that a felony conviction would be unduly harsh; amend KRS 532.080 to allow a jury to decide whether a person f...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB237Intro

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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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2021-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB239Intro

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Amend KRS 504.110 to refer certain violent criminal defendants who are incompetent to stand trial with no substantial probability of attaining competency to a new type of involuntary commitment to be created in KRS Chapter 202C; create definitions; a...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB219Intro

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Amend KRS 452.485 to make the text gender-neutral.
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2021-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB136Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 506 to require a report for any charge or conviction under KRS 506.120, 506.135, 506.140, 506.150, 506.160, 506.170, 506.180, or 506.190.
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2021-02-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB95Intro

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Amend KRS 510.060, rape in the third degree, to include a peace officer who subjects a person in custody or under arrest to sexual intercourse; amend KRS 510.090, sodomy in the third degree, to include a peace officer who subjects a person in custody...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB96Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 525 to create a Class A misdemeanor for disseminating personally identifying information on the Internet about a minor; establish increased criminal penalties for injury, death, and levels of monetary loss; create ...
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2021-01-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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