HB 547/CI (BR 2166) - C. Geveden
AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments.
Amend KRS 218A.992, relating to possession of firearm during a drug offense, to change elements from possession to "use or carrying" of firearm during a drug offense.
HB 547 - AMENDMENTS
HCS/CI - In amendment of KRS 218A.992 relating to controlled substances penalties, delete requirement that the defendant "was at the time of" the commission of the offense carrying a firearm and replace with the requirement that the firearm was used or carried "during and in relation to" the commission of the offense; insert requirement "or in furtherance of any such crime, possesses a firearm".
HFA (1, C. Geveden) - Delete original amendments and replace with provision requiring that the possession of the firearm be in furtherance of the offense.
Feb 19-introduced in House
Feb 20-to Judiciary (H)
Feb 25-posted in committee
Mar 3-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 4-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 5, 2004
Mar 15-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
Mar 16-3rd reading, passed 92-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
Mar 17-received in Senate
Mar 22-to Judiciary (S)