98RS HB794


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HB 794/CI (BR 1959) - J. Wayne

     AN ACT relating to liens.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 376 to require certain information when a lien is filed; create a new section of KRS Chapter 376 to provide for the speedy removal of a false lien and provide for a civil action against the filer of the lien; create a new section of KRS Chapter 434 to create the offense of filing a false lien which is a Class D felony for the first offense, Class C felony for a second offense, and Class B felony for a third or subsequent offense.


     HCS/CI - Change the elements of the offense of filing an illegal lien from the defendant "should have known" to the defendant "knew" that the lien was illegal.
     HFA (1, R. Wilkey) - Lower the criminal penalties for filing an illegal lien.

     Mar 2-introduced in House
     Mar 3-to Judiciary (H)
     Mar 9-posting waived
     Mar 12-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 13-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute; recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)

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