03RS HB52


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HB 52 (BR 410) - J. Hoover, K. Bratcher

     AN ACT relating to bail.
     Amend KRS 431.520 relating to forfeited bail to permit forfeited bail to be paid to victim of crime who has suffered economic damage; deduct payment from forfeited bail from crime victim compensation and restitution payment which may be ordered; amend KRS 431.531 relating to circuit clerk to conform.


     HCS - Amend subsection (9) of Section 1 of the bill to provide that a prior lawful assignment of the bail shall have priority over payment to the crime victim, to the extent of the assignment.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s))

     Jan 7-introduced in House; to Judiciary (H)
     Feb 4-posting waived; posted in committee
     Feb 5-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 6-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 11-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)

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