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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...
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2020-04-24
Vetoed
KYHB299PassAmend KRS 71.060 to allow jailers to appoint deputy jailers who are nonresidents of the Commonwealth.
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 106)
KYHB298PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 61 to provide definitions, require each law enforcement agency in the state to establish and enforce policies governing of a vehicle pursuit after January 1, 2021; provide the criteria for decision-making to initia...
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 97)
KYHB570PassAmend KRS 65.220, establishing the purpose of KRS 65.210 to 65.300, to allow public agencies to participate in Interlocal agreements; amend KRS 65.230 to define "interlocal agency," "local government," and "public agency"; create a new section of KRS...
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 98)
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...
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2020-04-02
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 74)
KYHB229PassAmend KRS 65.7631, relating to amounts distributed to public safety answering points (PSAPs) for the purposes of answering, routing, and properly disposing of CMRS 911 calls, to remove the qualifier "CMRS."
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 40)
KYHB257EngrossAmend KRS 337.285 to allow peace officers in cities of the home rule class to be scheduled for 80 hours or less in a work period of 14 consecutive days under specified conditions; amend KRS 95.495 to conform.
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2020-03-19
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor 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...
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2020-03-19
floor amendments (3) and (4-title) filed
KYHB473EngrossAmend KRS 61.906 to require the Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet to conduct a criminal background check for persons applying as a special law enforcement officer, and allow a check at other times at the cabinet's discretion, by means of a f...
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2020-03-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB631EngrossAmend KRS 15.440 to allow the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council to approve basic training credit for police officers seeking certification who meet certain experience and training levels.
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2020-03-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB557IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to include school zones in the jurisdiction of a school resource officer.
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2020-03-19
To House Rules Committee
KYSB1EngrossCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 61 to prohibit law enforcement agencies, law enforcement officials, employees of a law enforcement agency or public agencies, public officials, or employees of a public agency or public institution operating under K...
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2020-03-18
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB343IntroAmend KRS 15.420 to include members of joint task forces who do not currently receive an annual supplement.
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB412IntroAmend KRS 16.582 and 61.621 to increase minimum total and permanent in line of duty or duty-related disability benefits payable to a member of any of the systems administered by the Kentucky Retirement Systems from 25% to 75% of the member's monthly ...
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue 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.
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2020-03-06
posting withdrawn
KYSB266IntroAmend KRS 158.444 to require data be reported annually on the activities of school resource officers to the Interim Joint Committee on Education, the Office of Education Accountability, and the Education Assessment and Accountability Review Subcommit...
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2020-03-06
To Senate Education Committee
KYSB247IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require that a driver's education program administered by a school district or licensed under KRS Chapter 332, include instruction on driver and peace officer interaction; amend KRS 186.480 to require the Ke...
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2020-03-05
To Senate Education Committee
KYHB629IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 17 to establish the Office of Violence Prevention and detail requirements thereof.
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2020-03-04
To House Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection Committee
KYHB547IntroAmend KRS 242.360 to include gender neutral language.
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2020-03-04
To House Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs Committee
KYHB253EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 189 to require local law enforcement agencies having jurisdiction to investigate all traffic accidents involving a fatality that occur on state-maintained highways; specify that if a local law enforcement agency do...
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2020-03-02
To Senate Transportation Committee
KYHB540IntroAmend KRS 61.891 to make the language gender-neutral.
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2020-03-02
To House Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection Committee
KYSB229IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 70 to establish the status of certified constables and certified deputy constables; require 40-hour mandatory annual training for constables and deputy constables; require the Kentucky Constable Association to devel...
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2020-03-02
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHB494IntroAmend KRS 31.120 to allow indigent persons entitled to legal representation to be represented by counsel at the earliest stages of their involvement in the criminal justice system.
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2020-02-28
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB360EngrossAmend KRS 39F.180 to require that any agency searching for a lost or missing person contact appropriate agencies within four hours of receiving the report and utilize existing resources, including but not limited to electronic highway signs, the Ambe...
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2020-02-26
To Senate Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection Committee
KYHB240EngrossAmend KRS 15.315, relating to the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council, to add the president of the Kentucky chapter of the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials and the president of the Kentucky chapter of the National Emergency Number A...
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2020-02-24
To Senate Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection Committee
KYHB285IntroCreate 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...
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2020-02-24
posting withdrawn
KYHB460IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 15 to define terms related to the electronic recording of custodial interrogations; require law enforcement officers to electronically record custodial interrogations; specify that law enforcement officers conductin...
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2020-02-24
To House Judiciary Committee
KYSB8Passamend KRS 158.441 to clarify the definition of "school resource officer"; amend KRS 158.4412 to allow the superintendent to specify any individual to serve as the district's school safety coordinator; amend KRS 158.4414 to clarify which facilities ar...
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2020-02-21
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 5)
KYHB97EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 2 to designate the first Saturday of October of each year as "First Responder Recognition Day"; require the Governor to proclaim the date each year and require state flags to be lowered on state public buildings fr...
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2020-02-20
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHB384IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 70 detailing the powers and duties of constables, excluding the general powers of peace or police officers, with certain exceptions; allow police powers where the county grants them and the constable or deputy has ...
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2020-02-13
To House Local Government Committee
KYHB409IntroAmend KRS 15.400, relating to peace officer professional certification, to extend the time from 100 days to 5 years that a certified peace officer may separate from the original employer at the time and secure another peace officer position without l...
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2020-02-12
To House Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection Committee
KYSB140IntroCreate a new section of KRS 258.095 to 258.500 to require the Department of Agriculture to provide continuing education on criminal and law enforcement procedures and investigatory practices to animal control officers; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2021.
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2020-02-06
To Senate Agriculture Committee
KYSB105IntroCreate various new sections of KRS Chapter 245 to define terms; to allow for possession, growth, use, processing, purchasing, transfer, and consumption of cannabis; to establish limits for transfer; to allow for purchasing and manufacture of cannabis...
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2020-01-24
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB228IntroAmend KRS 15.334 to encourage the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet to provide peace officers with training on Alzheimer's disease and related disorders; create a new section of KRS Chapter 216B to encourage hospitals to provide staff and management ...
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2020-01-21
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYSB89IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 431 to allow a peace officer to stop a person to demand identification when the officer has a reasonable suspicion that the person is involved in criminal activity, and to detain a person who fails to identify hims...
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2020-01-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB51IntroAmend KRS 65.133 to require local law enforcement agencies and Kentucky State Police to enforce immigration laws; create a new section of KRS Chapter 65 to define terms, including "sanctuary" and "sanctuary policy"; prohibit local governments from ad...
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2020-01-15
To House Local Government Committee
KYHB162IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 63 establishing a procedure for the recall of any elected sheriff, jailer, constable, or peace officer; amend KRS 63.990 to include a criminal penalty for giving money or anything of value in exchange for a signatu...
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2020-01-15
To House Local Government Committee
KYHB250IntroAmend KRS 218A.440 to require all law enforcement agencies to file asset seizure reporting forms with the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet, declaring whether or not the agency seized money or property pursuant to KRS 218A.415; require the Justice an...
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2020-01-15
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHJR25IntroDirect the Transportation Cabinet to designate a portion of Kentucky Route 869 in Metcalfe County in honor and memory of Sheriff Ricky Monroe Brooks; erect the appropriate signage.
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2020-01-13
To House Transportation Committee
KYHJR24IntroDirect the Transportation Cabinet to designate a portion of Interstate 64 in Jefferson County in honor and memory of Louisville Metro Police Detective Deidre Irene Mengedoht; erect the appropriate signage.
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2020-01-10
To House Transportation Committee
KYHB221IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to make the penalty for possession of a personal use quantity of marijuana a prepayable non-criminal fine; amend KRS 218A.010 to define "personal use quantity of marijuana" and "marijuana accessory"; amend KRS...
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2020-01-10
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB158IntroAmend KRS 438.305 to include definitions for "flavored vapor product" and "characterizing flavor"; create a new section of KRS 438.305 to 438.340 to ban the sale, purchase, and distribution of flavored vapor products in the Commonwealth including onl...
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2020-01-07
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB177IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 411 relating to qualified and complete immunity from civil liability for a law enforcement officer's operation of a vehicle when responding to an emergency or pursuing a suspect.
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2020-01-07
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB10IntroCreate 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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2020-01-07
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB76IntroAmend KRS 527.010 to define "domestic abuse offense," "domestic violence protective order," and "physical force"; create a new section of KRS Chapter 527 to create the crimes of possession of a firearm by a convicted domestic abuser and possession of...
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2020-01-07
To House Judiciary Committee
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