HB 41/LM/CI (BR 53) - J. Draud, T. Kerr
AN ACT relating to sexual offenses and sex offender management.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 439 to place certain sex offenders on lifetime parole and provide the conditions thereof; create a new section of KRS Chapter 439 to create the crime of violation of the provisions of parole by a sex offender; create a new section of KRS Chapter 519 to require global positioning monitoring of sex offenders; create a new section of KRS Chapter 61 to require law enforcement agencies to attempt to locate absconded sex offenders; create a new section of KRS Chapter 533 to prohibit pretrial diversion, probation, shock probation and other forms of nonimposition of sentence for certain sex offenders; create a new section of KRS 17.500 to 17.540, relating to sex offenders, to provide that the sheriff notify residents when a lifetime sex offender registrant moves into a location in the county; provide for registration fee of $50; create a new section of KRS 17.500 to 17.540, relating to sex offenders, to require schools to publish sex offender information in local newspapers; provide for $20 fee; create a new section of KRS 17.500 to 17.540 to specify how sex offender information is to be published by the schools; amend KRS 17.495, relating to sex offender residence while on probation or parole, to specify that the measurement is from nearest property edge to nearest property edge rather than from building to building; amend KRS 17.510, relating to sex offender registration, to increase penalties for violation from Class D felony to Class C felony for first offense and Class B felony for subsequent offense; create a new section of KRS Chapter 70 to require sheriff to verify sex offender residence by actual visit once each six months; permit sheriff to delegate to police in cities; amend KRS 431.517, relating to home incarceration for persons on bail, to require the same for certain sex offenders; amend KRS 431.520 relating to release on personal recognizance or unsecured bail, to prohibit the same for persons charged with certain sex offenses; amend KRS 531.340, relating to distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor, to increase second offense penalty to Class C felony; amend KRS 531.360 relating to advertising child pornography, to increase penalty from Class A misdemeanor for first offense to Class D felony and increase subsequent offense to Class C felony; amend KRS 531.335, relating to possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor, to make penalty for any offense, not just subsequent offenses, a Class D felony; amend KRS 532.200, relating to home incarceration, to include the use of global positioning technology for electronic monitoring; amend KRS 532.210, relating to home incarceration, to prohibit home incarceration for certain sex offenders.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Sep 7-To: Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary
Jan 3-introduced in House; to Judiciary (H)