98RS SB262


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SB 262/LM/CI (BR 2032) - E. Scorsone, G. Johnson

     AN ACT relating to criminal justice matters.
     Amend, create, and repeal numerous sections of KRS to create a crime commission, expand alternatives for juveniles accused of crimes, expand use of alternatives for adults convicted of crime, provide for life imprisonment without parole, prohibit ethnic intimidation, expand death penalty aggravating circumstances to include child under 12 and witnesses, provide for witness and victim protection, certify police officers and deputy sheriffs, expand salary supplement now given to police to include deputy sheriffs and other named officers, provide for sharing of criminal justice and other information between agencies; provide for installation of automated fingerprint identification system; provide for enhanced and unified computer systems for criminal justice programs; increase felony theft level from $300 to $1,000; provide that foreign domestic violence orders do not have to be authenticated; make various other changes in criminal law and procedure.

     Feb 3-introduced in Senate; to Judiciary (S)

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