Bills Pending Kentucky Senate Judiciary Committee

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KYSB352Intro
25%
Amend KRS 432.280 to remove the provision permitting a court or judge to proceed against a person by indictment for libel or slander relating to judicial conduct in court.
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2024-03-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB382Intro
25%
Establish KRS Chapter 245, relating to adult use cannabis, to administer its cultivation, processing, transportation, sale, use, taxation, and licensing; define terms; establish the Adult Use Cannabis Control Board and its membership, procedures, pow...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB365Intro
25%
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 411 to establish a civil cause of action for loss of consortium by a child when the negligent or wrongful act of a third person caused the death or total and permanent disability of a parent.
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2024-03-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB347Intro
25%
Amend KRS 533.270 to define terms; amend KRS 533.274 to remove a misdemeanor as a disqualifying offense; require an assessment of a homeless defendant for a behavioral health disorder and establish preference for participation in the program if an el...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB343Intro
25%
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 15A to require the Department of Juvenile Justice to establish a local juvenile restorative justice advisory committee in each county; set committee membership; require committees to develop and implement local juv...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB342Intro
25%
Amend KRS 31.140 to include gender-neutral language.
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2024-03-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB354Intro
25%
Amend KRS 610.070 to require open hearings in all juvenile cases; amend KRS 620.050 to remove immunity for persons acting in good faith and upon reasonable cause in relation to reports of child dependency, neglect, and abuse and participation in judi...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB375Intro
25%
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 381 to define "short-term rental"; provide that use of the terms "single-family residence" and "commercial use" in any deed restrictions and other covenants on use of land shall not be construed to restrict an owne...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB376Intro
25%
Amend KRS 15.010, relating to the Office of the Attorney General, to rename and restructure units within the office; amend various statutes to conform and make technical corrections; EMERGENCY.
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2024-03-01
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KYSB301Intro
25%
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 311 to state that there shall be no criminal liability against a provider engaged in assisted reproduction who meets the professional standard of care.
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2024-02-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB321Intro
25%
Amend KRS 533.220 to include gender-neutral language.
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2024-02-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB385Engross
50%
Amend KRS 311.631, relating to living wills and advance directives, to include an adult friend as an individual authorized to make health care decisions on behalf of a patient who lacks decisional capacity; amend KRS 504.060 to define "examiner" and ...
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2024-02-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB271Intro
25%
Amend KRS 533.220 to include gender-neutral language.
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2024-02-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB293Intro
25%
Repeal and reenact KRS 532.031 to define "gender identity or expression"; list the actions that qualify as hate crimes; list the actual or perceived characteristics a person must have in order to qualify as a victim of a hate crime; outline penalties...
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2024-02-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB194Engross
50%
Amend KRS 508.025 to expand assault in the third degree to include causing or attempting to cause physical injury to a person employed by or under contract with a hospital if the event occurs in or on the premises of a hospital or hospital-owned outp...
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2024-02-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB282Intro
25%
Amend KRS 31.020 to require the appointment of the public advocate to be confirmed by the Senate.
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2024-02-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB87Engross
50%
Amend KRS 199.572 to permit the child, grandchild, or sibling of a deceased birth parent or deceased adoptee to be given the right to inspect adoption papers and records.
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2024-02-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB243Intro
25%
Amend KRS 525.125 to define "animal fight"; provide that a person is guilty of cruelty to animals in the first degree when he or she knowingly causes an animal to engage in an animal fight, participates in the organization or operation of an animal f...
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2024-02-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB218Intro
25%
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 431 to establish an automatic expungement process for specific eligible misdemeanor and felony convictions; allow the Commonwealth's and county attorney to object and halt the automatic expungement of certain offen...
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2024-02-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB207Intro
25%
Amend 620.080 to require the Commonwealth to bear the burden of proof by clear and convincing evidence in a temporary removal hearing; remove the admissibility of hearsay evidence in a temporary removal hearing; amend KRS 620.090 to provide that the ...
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2024-02-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB179Intro
25%
Create new section of KRS Chapter 411 to create a cause of action for introduction of an identification device.
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2024-02-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB180Intro
25%
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 454 to restrict use of facial recognition technology and biometric identifiers; create a new section of KRS Chapter 411 to create a cause of action for use of facial recognition technology or biometric identifiers;...
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2024-02-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB165Intro
25%
Amend various sections of the Kentucky Revised Statutes to remove requirements for using a Social Security number as an identifier.
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2024-02-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB5Engross
50%
Create new sections of KRS Chapter 532 to define "violent felony" and enhance sentencing for a person convicted of a third violent felony; prohibit probation, parole, or other form of release for a person who commits a crime using a weapon that is st...
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2024-02-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB132Intro
25%
Amend KRS 508.060 to provide an enhanced penalty for discharging a firearm in the commission of an offense constituting wanton endangerment in the first degree; amend KRS 439.3401 to add a Class C felony violation of KRS 508.060 to the definition of ...
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2024-01-29
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KYSB134Intro
25%
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 prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identi...
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2024-01-29
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KYSB122Intro
25%
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 383 to allow a landlord to file and practice a forcible detainer action.
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2024-01-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB85Intro
25%
Amend KRS 532.080 to provide that a jury may fix an enhanced term of imprisonment when they find a defendant to be a persistent felony offender; provide that persistent felony offender in the first degree and second degree only applies to offenders w...
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2024-01-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB87Intro
25%
Repeal KRS 532.055, relating to verdicts and sentencing by juries in felony cases; amend KRS 421.500 to conform.
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2024-01-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB88Intro
25%
Amend KRS 532.260 to create new eligibility requirements for a person to serve the remainder of his or her sentence under home incarceration or conditional release; require the Department of Corrections to immediately transfer a person if he or she i...
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2024-01-12
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KYSB86Intro
25%
Amend KRS 439.3401 to change requirements for parole or credit on sentences for violent offenders; create a new section of KRS Chapter 197 to establish a specialized treatment program for violent offenders.
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2024-01-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB96Intro
25%
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 431 to create a process for automatic expungement of misdemeanors, violations, and traffic infractions after five years if conditions are met; require the Department of Kentucky State Police and the Administrative ...
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2024-01-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB72Intro
25%
Amend KRS 189A.010 to prohibit driving under the influence of intoxicating hemp products.
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2024-01-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSR50Intro
25%
Acknowledge the events of January 6, 2021, and recognize the citizens who have been held without due process.
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2024-01-08
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KYSB32Intro
25%
Amend KRS 189A.005 to define "marijuana concentration"; amend KRS 189A.010 to create a per se limit for a marijuana concentration measured by a blood test; create presumption that a person is not under the influence if the marijuana concentration is ...
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2024-01-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB43Intro
25%
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 514 to create the crime of theft of a motor vehicle; amend KRS 515.020 to provide increased penalty in certain circumstances; amend various sections of KRS Chapter 513 to conform.
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2024-01-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB33Intro
25%
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 186 to require proof of a vehicle registration receipt, proof an operator's license, and proof of motor vehicle insurance be provided to a peace officer at the time of a traffic stop; amend KRS 186.400 to require a...
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2024-01-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB53Intro
25%
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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2024-01-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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