HB 498/LM/CI (BR 1564) - R. Wilkey, R. Webb, C. Geveden, J. Jenkins, S. Westrom
AN ACT relating to safety.
Amend KRS 15.382 to prevent a person's certification as a peace officer if that person has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence or has a domestic violence order currently issued against him or her or issued against him or her in the previous 5 years; create a new section of KRS Chapter 237 to alert various agencies and the victim that the person who committed a crime against the victim has purchased or attempted to purchase a firearm; amend KRS 403.763 to enhance the penalty of violation of a protective order to a Class D felony under certain circumstances; amend KRS 421.350 to increase the number of criminal proceedings in which the testimony of a child may be taken outside the courtroom; amend KRS 421.500 to provide notice to a victim of a scheduled hearing for shock probation or for bail pending appeal; amend KRS 500.080 to define "substantial physical injury"; amend KRS 508.025 to establish additional acts that constitute assault in the third degree; amend KRS 508.032 to enhance the penalty for assault by one degree under certain circumstances; amend KRS 508.130 to define "protective order" in the context of stalking; amend KRS 508.140 to establish additional acts that constitute the crime of stalking; create a new section of KRS Chapter 532 to require a court to determine whether a misdemeanor conviction is a conviction for a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence; amend KRS 532.210 to prohibit a person from being sentenced to home incarceration in the home of the victim under certain circumstances; amend KRS 61.912 and 61.914 to conform.
Jan 27-introduced in House
Jan 28-to Judiciary (H)