HB 285/LM (BR 1272) - A. Simpson, T. Riner, A. Webb-Edgington
AN ACT relating to restraining orders upon conviction of a sexual offense.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 510 relating to sex offenses to provide that a conviction of a felony offense under the chapter operates as an application for a restraining order prohibiting contact with the victim, unless the victim requests otherwise; provide defendant notice of right to request a hearing on the restraining order; provide for time of hearing; provide for contents of order; provide for modification of order upon petition of victim or defendant; provide for modification hearing; provide for entering order into KSP LINK computer system; provide civil and criminal immunity for law enforcement officers acting in good faith in enforcing an order; provide for nondisclosure of victim's personal information; violation of order is Class A misdemeanor.
Jan 14-introduced in House
Jan 15-to Judiciary (H)