HB 404/LM (BR 1575) - A. Simpson, J. Jenkins
AN ACT relating to restraining orders upon conviction of a sexual offense.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 510, relating to sex offenses, to provide that a conviction of a felony offense under the chapter operates as an application for a restraining order prohibiting contact with the victim, unless the victim requests otherwise; provide the defendant notice of right to request a hearing on the restraining order; provide for time of hearing, contents of order, modification of order upon petition of victim or defendant, and modification hearing; require entering of the order into KSP LINK computer system; provide civil and criminal immunity for law enforcement officers acting in good faith in enforcing an order; require nondisclosure of victim's personal information; provide that violation of an order is Class A misdemeanor.
Feb 9-introduced in House
Feb 10-to Judiciary (H)