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HB 189/LM (BR 451) - Ji. Lee, T. Riner, L. Belcher, M. Cherry, L. Clark, M. Denham, T. Edmonds, D. Graham, K. Hall, C. Hoffman, D. Horlander, J. Jenkins, M. Marzian, T. McKee, H. Moberly Jr., R. Nelson, D. Owens, R. Palumbo, D. Pasley, J. Richards, G. Stumbo, J. Wayne, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to domestic violence.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 26A to require the reporting of specified criminal offenses relating to domestic violence; create a new section of KRS Chapter 403 to require basic and in-service domestic violence training for law enforcement officers.


     HCS/LM - Amend to delay the implementation of the domestic violence offense reporting requirement to July 1, 2011 and to replace the remainder of the bill with provisions to amend KRS 403.720 to include dating partners within the class of persons who may obtain domestic violence protection orders and to remove relatives with the second degree of consanguinity from the list of relatives against whom such orders may be obtained; amend KRS 403.725 to allow domestic violence venue to lie in counties where the abuse occurred and to prohibit joint mediation, conciliation, or counseling as a condition of a domestic violence order; amend KRS 403.740 to allow an emergency protective order to remain in place until service on the adverse party; amend KRS 403.750 to require that an adverse party receive an assessment of their needs for batter intervention counseling; amend KRS 403.7505 to include batter intervention services among the treatment services certified by the cabinet; amend KRS 15.334 to include domestic violence training for certified peace officers every two years; amend KRS 500.080 include strangulation within the definition of physical injury; and create a new section of KRS Chapter 511 to establish the offense of domestic violence shelter trespass.

     HCA (1, J. Hoover) - Amend to remove language relating to social relationships in the dating violence provisions.

     Jan 5-introduced in House
     Jan 6-to Judiciary (H)
     Feb 1-posted in committee
     Feb 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1)
     Feb 11-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 12, 2010
     Feb 17-3rd reading, passed 96-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1)
     Feb 18-received in Senate
     Feb 22-to Judiciary (S)

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