HB 211/FN/CI (BR 195) - J. Wayne, J. Jenkins, L. Belcher, S. Brinkman, T. Burch, L. Clark, T. Couch, R. Crimm, R. Damron, B. DeWeese, M. Dossett, T. Edmonds, C. Embry Jr., T. Firkins, D. Graham, K. Hall, R. Henderson, M. Henley, C. Hoffman, D. Horlander, T. Kerr, A. Koenig, S. Lee, M. Marzian, R. Meeks, C. Miller, R. Mobley, B. Montell, T. Moore, D. Osborne, D. Owens, R. Palumbo, S. Riggs, T. Riner, S. Santoro, A. Simpson, D. Sims, G. Stumbo, T. Thompson, J. Tilley, A. Webb-Edgington, S. Westrom, A. Wuchner, B. Yonts
AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments.
Amend KRS 510.110, relating to sexual abuse in the first degree, to prohibit any person over the age of 21 from subjecting a minor under the age of 16 to sexual contact or engaging in masturbation in the minor's presence, and to prohibit a person in a position of authority or special trust from engaging in the same prohibited acts with a minor under the age of 18, make these acts Class D or Class C felonies, depending on the age of the victim; amend KRS 510.120, relating to sexual abuse in the second degree, to prohibit any person who is 18 to 20 years old from subjecting another person who is less than 16 to sexual contact and create a defense when the accused and the other person are close in age and the sexual contact was otherwise consensual; amend KRS 510.130, relating to sexual abuse in the third degree, to create a defense when the accused is less than 18 years old, the other person is close in age to the accused, and the sexual contact was otherwise consensual; amend KRS 620.030 to increase penalties for intentionally failing to report that a child is dependent, neglected, or abused; amend KRS 620.990 to conform; amend KRS 500.050 to increase the criminal statute of limitations for misdemeanor sexual offenses when the victim is under the age of 18.
HB 211 - AMENDMENTS
HCS/FN/CI - Amend KRS 620.030 to provide an exception under the duty to report dependency, neglect, and abuse for communications between an attorney and client, and between a priest and penitent.
HFA (1, J. Wayne) - Amend KRS 510.110, relating to sexual abuse in the first degree, to prohibit any person over the age of 21 or any person in a position of authority or position of special trust from engaging in certain sex acts while communicating with a minor under the age of 16 using an electronic communication device.
Jan 8-introduced in House
Jan 11-to Judiciary (H)
Feb 14-posted in committee
Feb 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 21-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 25-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 26, 2008
Feb 27-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
Feb 28-3rd reading, passed 96-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
Feb 29-received in Senate
Mar 4-to Judiciary (S)
Mar 24-taken from committee Judiciary (S); 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (S)
Mar 25-taken from committee Judiciary (S); 2nd reading; returned to Judiciary (S)
Mar 27-reported favorably, to Rules as a Consent Bill
Apr 2-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for April 2, 2008; 3rd reading, passed 37-0; received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
Apr 11-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 72)