HB 396 (BR 1016) - L. Combs
AN ACT relating to forestry.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 149 to authorize the Division of Forestry to investigate forestry-related crimes; authorize the secretary to appoint forest crime investigators to be certified as peace officers and to have the authority to investigate and make arrests for certain forestry-related crimes; create a new section of KRS Chapter 149 to give the Attorney General, Commonwealth's attorneys, and county attorneys concurrent jurisdiction for prosecuting forestry-related crimes; amend KRS 15.380 to require forest crime investigators to be certified as peace officers.
Feb 10-introduced in House
Feb 11-to Natural Resources & Environment (H)