07RS SB45

SB45

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SB 45 (BR 941) - T. Buford, D. Boswell, J. Pendleton

     AN ACT relating to the unlawful purchase or possession of alcoholic beverages by underage persons.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 244 to declare additional penalties for a person under 21 years of age who is convicted of possession, purchase, or attempt to purchase alcoholic beverages in violation of KRS 244.085(3); find a person convicted of a first offense guilty of a Class B misdemeanor and suspend the person's driver's license for three months; increase driver's license suspension to a range of six months to one year for each subsequent offense; declare additional penalties for a person convicted of knowingly selling, giving, purchasing, or procuring any alcoholic or malt beverage in any form to or for a minor in violation of KRS 244.085(3) or 530.070(1)(a); indicate that a person convicted of a first offense is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor and suspend the person's driver's license for three months; increase driver's license suspension to a range of six months to one year for each subsequent offense; exempt a parent or guardian of the minor or any person directly acting as a licensee or the employee of a licensee operating under a license issued pursuant to KRS 243.020 to 243.670.

     Jan 3-introduced in Senate
     Jan 4-to Judiciary (S)


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