Kentucky Subject | Crimes and Punishments

Filter View [Reset All]
Syndicate content
StanceStateBillStatusSummary/TitleLast Actionsort icon
KYSB11VetoCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 512 to specify that a tenant who, having no right to do so or any reasonable ground to believe that he or she has such right, intentionally or wantonly defaces, destroys, or damages residential rental property is t...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-04-24
Vetoed
KYSB9VetoCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 311 to prohibit a person from denying or depriving a born-alive infant of nourishment with the intent to cause or allow the death of the infant; prohibit a person from denying or depriving a born-alive infant of med...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-04-24
Vetoed
KYHB361PassAmend KRS 441.520, relating to the transfer of prisoners, to require an agreement between an originating and receiving jail before ordering the transfer of a prisoner; specify that if a transfer is ordered before receiving an agreement, the receiving...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 109)
KYHB424EngrossAmend KRS 194A.990, 205.8463, 238.995, 341.990, 434.650, 434.655, 434.690, 514.030, 514.040, 514.050, 514.060, 514.070, 514.080, 514.090, and 514.110 to increase the felony threshold for theft and fraud offenses to $1,000, create a Class B misdemeano...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-04-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB451EngrossAmend KRS 15.241 to require the Attorney General, upon certification by the secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, to seek injunctive relief as well as civil or criminal penalties for violations of KRS Chapter 216B relating to abort...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-04-15
To House Rules Committee
KYSB20EngrossCreate a new section of KRS 194A.700 to 194A.729 to prohibit certification or certification renewal of an assisted-living community if it is owned, managed, or operated by any person convicted of certain crimes or listed on an abuse list; exempt owne...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-04-14
received in Senate
KYSB72PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 508 to define "female genital mutilation" and create the Class B felony of female genital mutilation; create a new section of KRS Chapter 211 to require the Department for Public Health in the Cabinet for Health an...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-04-02
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 74)
KYHB2PassAmend KRS 17.500 to add offenses to what qualifies as a sex crime; amend KRS 49.370 to state that a human trafficking victim's cooperation shall not disqualify the victim from a claim; create a new section of KRS Chapter 183 to require airports to po...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-04-02
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 75)
KYHB284PassCreate a new section of KRS 439.250 to 439.560 to establish probation program credits; amend KRS 439.250 to conform.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-27
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 44)
KYSB102PassAmend KRS 42.545 to delete the Kentucky Health and Geriatric Authority; amend KRS 42.720, 42.726, 42.728, and 61.8715 to delete reference to the Statewide Strategic Planning Committee for Children in Placement; amend KRS 154.20-020 to delete referenc...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-27
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 36)
KYSB56PassAmend KRS 438.305 to change the definition of "proof of age"; amend KRS 438.310 to prohibit the sale of tobacco, alternative nicotine, or vapor products to persons under the age of 21; amend KRS 438.311 to make it unlawful for persons under 21 to buy...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-26
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 35)
KYHB47EngrossAmend KRS 500.050 to remove the five-year statute of limitations for misdemeanor sex offenses against minors and allow prosecution to be commenced at any time; amend KRS 413.249 to remove the ten-year statute of limitations for civil actions arising ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB58EngrossPropose to amend Section 77 of the Constitution of Kentucky by prohibiting the Governor's ability to grant pardons or commute sentences beginning 30 days prior to a gubernatorial election and ending at that gubernatorial inauguration; amend Section 2...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-26
To House Rules Committee
KYHB527EngrossAmend KRS 119.205 to prohibit payment to any person by a candidate or committee, or any person acting on behalf of a candidate or committee, for the purpose of transporting a voter to polls; make violation Class B misdemeanor; EMERGENCY.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-26
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB74EngrossAmend KRS 189A.105 to remove the restriction that a judge can only issue a search warrant for a blood or urine test when a defendant has been charged with driving under the influence and a person has been killed or suffered physical injury.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-19
To House Rules Committee
KYHB322IntroAmend KRS 218A.440 to require all law enforcement agencies to electronically submit asset seizure-and-forfeiture reporting forms with the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet, declaring whether or not the agency seized or forfeited money or property pur...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-19
floor amendments (3) and (4-title) filed
KYHB485EngrossAmend KRS 61.365 to add officers of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service to the list of federal employees who are deemed to be peace officers; amend KRS 150.160 to divert $10 to the fish and game fund from each assessment of court costs when t...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-19
To Senate Natural Resources and Energy Committee
KYHB586EngrossAmend KRS 218A.010 to add definitions of "trace amount" and "residue"; amend KRS 218A.1415, 218A.1416, and 218A.1417 to lower penalty for possession of a controlled substance when the substance is in a trace amount or is residue.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB552EngrossAmend KRS 533.050 to require the court to considered all sanctions, including graduated sanctions adopted by the Department of Corrections for violations of the conditions of community supervision, before revoking a sentence of probation or condition...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB22EngrossCreate a new section of KRS 158.440 to 158.449 to define "corporal punishment"; prohibit a person employed by a school district from using corporal physical discipline; amend KRS 158.444 to remove corporal punishment as a form of discipline in a scho...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-18
floor amendment (2) filed
KYSB62EngrossPropose to amend Section 145 of the Constitution of Kentucky to grant persons convicted of a felony other than a sex offense, a violent offense, or an offense against a child, the right to vote five years after completion of sentence; submit to the v...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-17
posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 18, 2020
KYHB65EngrossAmend KRS 518.090 to make assault of a sports official a Class D felony; create a new section of KRS Chapter 518 to establish the offense of intimidation of a sports official as a Class A misdemeanor; state that the restrictions of KRS 6.945(1) do no...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB204PassAmend KRS 17.545 to prohibit sex offender registrants from living within 1,000 feet of a publicly leased playground and from being on the grounds of a publicly leased playground.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-17
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 23)
KYSB135IntroAmend KRS 510.010 to define "sexual contact."
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB154IntroAmend KRS 532.130, 532.135, and 532.140 to add a diagnosis of serious mental illness to the disabilities which prevent execution for persons convicted of capital offenses.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB218EngrossAmend KRS 510.120 to provide that a person is guilty of sexual abuse in the second degree when, being a transportation network company driver or a taxicab driver he or she subjects a person who is at least 18 years old and who has hired him or her to...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-17
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB370IntroCreate a new section of KRS 311.710 to 311.830 to require within 24 hours after a spontaneous miscarriage or abortion, a hospital or abortion provider to inform the parents about their right to determine the final disposition of the fetal remains; pa...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB44PassAmend KRS 511.100 to change the definition of "key infrastructure assets" to specify that natural gas or petroleum pipelines are the type of pipelines covered in the definition and include other types of infrastructure assets; amend KRS 512.020 to in...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-16
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 12)
KYSB161EngrossAmend KRS 510.010 to define "registrant" and "adult intermediary"; amend KRS 510.155 to include communications with adult intermediaries for minors and enhance punishment if the minor or perceived minor is under 12 years old, the offender is a regist...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB625IntroAmend KRS 244.085 and 438.311 to make an underage person who purchases or accepts an alcoholic beverage, tobacco product, alternative nicotine product, or vapor product subject to a fine of up to $500; require the underage person's parent or guardian...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-12
posting withdrawn
KYHB563IntroAmend KRS 532.080 to specify that a jury may elect not to enhance punishment for a persistent felony offender.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-12
posting withdrawn
KYHB623IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require that an individual on school district property provide government-issued photo identification if requested by a school employee, school resource officer, or law enforcement officer; provide that the ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-12
posting withdrawn
KYHB561IntroAmend KRS 514.140 to insert gender-neutral language.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-12
posted in committee
KYHB16IntroAmend KRS 258.500 to prohibit the misrepresentation of assistance dogs; allow peace officers to investigate; amend KRS 258.991 to conform and to remove outdated references.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-06
posting withdrawn
KYHB40IntroCreate a new section of Chapter 514 to create the offense of theft of wages and establish penalties; define employer and employee; amend KRS 336.080 to indicate the secretary may enter places of employment without unreasonable delay to inspect a plac...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-06
posting withdrawn
KYHB237IntroAmend KRS 532.130, 532.135, and 532.140 to add a diagnosis of serious mental illness to the disabilities which prevent execution for persons convicted of capital offenses.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-06
posting withdrawn
KYSB182EngrossCreate 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 and levels of monetary loss; create a civil ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-06
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB410IntroAmend KRS 431.066, relating to pretrial release and bail options, to define "administratively released," "danger to others," and "financial condition of release"; require pretrial services to provide a defendant's juvenile court history when the defe...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-06
posting withdrawn
KYSB272IntroAmend KRS 431.073, 431.078, and 431.079 to allow court to waive expungement fees on a finding of indigence.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB256IntroAmend KRS 523.030 to make language gender-neutral.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB257IntroAmend KRS 520.090 to make language gender-neutral.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB644IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 21 to provide that any current or former judge or justice with an account in the Judicial Retirement Plan, who is convicted of or enters into a plea agreement to avoid conviction of a felony or misdemeanor relating...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-05
To House State Government Committee
KYHB546IntroAmend KRS 528.080 to include gender neutral language.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-04
To House Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs Committee
KYHB578IntroAmend KRS 216B.400 to require that every hospital that provides emergency services have a sexual assault nurse examiner on duty 24 hours each day.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-04
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYSB242IntroAmend KRS 439.3401 to include as violent offenders individuals convicted of promoting human trafficking; specify that individuals convicted of human trafficking or promoting human trafficking shall not be released on probation or parole until 85 perc...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB235IntroAmend 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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB595IntroAmend KRS 403.763 to make subsequent violations of a protective order a Class D felony.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-04
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB579IntroAmend various sections of KRS Chapter 504 regarding forensic psychiatric facilities to limit evaluation and treatment to persons charged or convicted of violent offenses, rather than for all felonies; specify that if there is no substantial probablit...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-04
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB626IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 117 to prohibit certain conduct of local elected officials; amend KRS 117.995 to provide a Class A misdemeanor criminal charge against those local elected officials who engage in the prohibited conduct.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-04
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYHB606IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 514 to create the offense of theft of wages and establish penalties; define "employer," "employee," and "wages"; amend KRS 336.080 to indicate the secretary may enter places of employment without unreasonable delay...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-04
To House Judiciary Committee
Syndicate content
feedback