HB 283/CI (BR 1238) - J. Crenshaw
AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments.
Amend KRS 532.031 to require that the jury, rather than the sentencing judge, determine whether a hate crime has been committed; except in the case of a capital offense or a Class A felony, set the penalty for a hate crime at one level higher than if the offense were not a hate crime.
Feb 12-introduced in House
Feb 13-to Judiciary (H)