SB 214/LM/CI (BR 943) - R. Jones II
AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments.
Amend KRS 510.155, relating to using a communications system to procure a minor to engage in sexual offenses, to add to "minor" "any individual the person has reason to believe is a minor" to the elements of the offense; amend KRS 508.130 to include in the definitions used for Kentucky's stalking offenses stalking activity that is done electronically; amend KRS 531.010 and 531.300 to include live images transmitted over the Internet within material subject to the standards of Kentucky's obscenity laws; amend KRS 17.500 to create definitions for "electronic identity or online membership information" and "substantial change in appearance" and amend the definition of "registrant information" to require registrants on the sex offender registry to disclose more information; amend KRS 17.510 to require a new photograph of registrant if there is a substantial change in appearance; create provisions governing when a registrant changes or creates an electronic identity or online membership; amend KRS 17.580 to modify the registration, display, and searchability of sex offender electronic identities and online membership information; require cabinet to promulgate regulations to classify registrants and assign color schemes for each classification for display on the sex offender registry Web site; require the Web site to display a registrant's classification, the associated color scheme, and whether the registrant is subject to GPS monitoring; create a new section of KRS Chapter 525 to prohibit cyber harassment and provide a penalty; create a new section of KRS 439.250 to 439.560 to require lifetime registrants on probation or parole to be subject to GPS monitoring; require Department of Corrections to promulgate regulations regarding GPS and create penalty for registrant's failure to comply; permit the department to contract with law enforcement to assist with GPS monitoring; require registrants to pay for the monitoring and create a penalty for tampering with GPS equipment; create a new section of KRS Chapter 500 to provide for the forfeiture of personal property used in the commission of certain delineated sex offenses; amend various other sections to conform; require a study by the Interim Joint Committee on the Judiciary on the implementation of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 in Kentucky.
Mar 3-introduced in Senate
Mar 5-to Judiciary (S)