HB 513/LM (BR 1727) - K. Stein
AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments.
Amend KRS 532.020 relating to the classification of misdemeanor offenses outside of the Penal Code to specify that an offense that has a maximum jail time of 30 days is a Class B misdemeanor and an offense with a maximum jail time in excess of 30 days but less than 12 months is a Class A misdemeanor; amend KRS 532.090 relating to jail time for misdemeanors in the Penal Code to reduce maximum jail time for a Class A misdemeanor from 12 months to 6 months, and maximum jail time for a Class B misdemeanor from 90 days to 30 days; amend numerous other statutes to conform; permit a person who is in jail on the effective date of the act for a misdemeanor committed prior the effective date of the act to apply to the sentencing court for a sentence reduction; RETROACTIVE.
Feb 11-introduced in House
Feb 12-to Judiciary (H)
Feb 27-posted in committee