SB 33/LM/CI (BR 162) - R. Jones II
AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 530 relating to family offenses, to create the crime of endangering the welfare of a minor in the first degree when a parent or person caring for a minor who is twelve years of age or younger who is missing fails to report to a local law enforcement agency, the Department of Kentucky State Police, or a 911 public safety answering point that the minor is missing within one hour after the minor is discovered missing as a Class D felony; amend KRS 530.060 relating to endangering the welfare of a minor to specify that it is in the second degree; amend KRS 600.020 relating to juvenile code definitions to conform; designate as Caylee's Law.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Jan 3-introduced in Senate; to Judiciary (S)