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HB 155 (BR 825) - R. Webb, E. Ballard, L. Belcher, J. Crenshaw, C. Embry Jr., R. Henderson

     AN ACT relating to probation and parole.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 439 to establish the "Probation and Parole Trust Fund"; provide for payments out of the trust fund for 2008 salary increases for probation and parole employees, uniform allowances, and the purchase of vehicles; raise all probation and parole employees two (2) pay grades effective August 1, 2008 with a ten percent (10%) pay raise; amend KRS 439.315 to raise the minimum felony supervision fee from ten dollars ($10) to twenty-five dollars ($25); impose a ten dollar ($10) per month fee for drug testing; provide that one-half (1/2) of the felony supervision fee be paid into the trust fund and one-half (1/2) be paid into the general fund; provide that all of the drug testing fee be paid into the trust fund; amend KRS 439.570 to add the drug testing fee and a one hundred dollar ($100) transfer fee to be paid under the interstate compact as conditions of supervision, with payments made into the trust fund; amend KRS 532.050 to impose a one hundred dollar ($100) fee for the preparation of a presentence investigation report, with the fee paid into the trust fund; amend KRS 532.220 to conform.


     HCS/CI - Amends the timing of certain actions directed by the bill.

     HCA (1/Title, R. Webb) - Make title amendment.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 8-introduced in House
     Jan 11-to Judiciary (H)
     Feb 14-posted in committee
     Mar 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Mar 17-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 18-recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

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