HB 170/LM/CI (BR 462) - T. Thompson, J. Glenn, R. Henderson, D. Osborne
AN ACT relating to motor vehicle accidents.
Amend KRS 189.990 to increase the penalty to a Class D felony for leaving the scene of an accident where the driver knew or should have known death or serious physical injury is involved.
HB 170 - AMENDMENTS
HFA (1, T. Riner) - Replace the Class D penalty provided for in the bill with a mandatory 1 year jail term and a mandatory $10,000 fine, with a provision that the fine may be reduced by $10 for every hour spent performing community service work.
SFA (1/Title, R. Jones II) - Make title amendment.
SFA (2, R. Jones II) - Attach provisions of SB 71, which would amend KRS 189A.010 to establish a per se violation of the DUI statute if the driver has at least a certain amount of a controlled substance in the urine or blood; create a rebuttable presumption; reduce the alcohol concentration from 0.18 to 0.15 for an aggravating circumstance; amend KRS 189A.105 to delete statutory right of DUI suspects to make telephonic communication with an attorney upon arrest; lower the alcohol percentage from 0.18 to 0.15 for increased penalties.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Jan 8-introduced in House
Jan 11-to Judiciary (H)
Mar 4-posted in committee
Mar 7-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Mar 10-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 11-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Mar 12-floor amendment (1) filed
Mar 13-3rd reading, passed 94-1
Mar 14-received in Senate
Mar 18-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; floor amendments (1-title) and (2) filed
Mar 28-floor amendments (1-title) and (2) withdrawn
Apr 15-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, April 15, 2008; 3rd reading; floor amendments (1-title) and (2) withdrawn ; passed 38-0; received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer
Apr 16-delivered to Governor
Apr 24-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 141)