HB 564/LM/CI (BR 858) - J. Tilley
AN ACT relating to the justice system and declaring an emergency.
Amend KRS 31.015 relating to the membership of the Public Advocacy Commission; amend KRS 196.180 to require wardens at Department of Corrections facilities to expunge an inmate disciplinary report upon it being dismissed or otherwise voided; amend KRS 196.702 to make conforming amendments; amend KRS 197.048 relating to inmate credits to increase good time and educational credits upon specified conditions; repeal, reenact, and amend KRS 439.320 relating to the Parole Board to establish membership educational and experience requirements, provide that a member serving in capacity of chairperson does so at the pleasure of the Governor, and eliminate part-time positions at conclusion of current appointments; repeal and reenact KRS 439.340 relating to parole; amend KRS 439.344 to deny credit for time on parole when returned as a parole violator under specific situations with some exceptions; amend KRS 441.064, 441.075, and 441.105 to provide that communications and notices between the Department of Corrections and county jailers and fiscal courts may be in electronic format; repeal and reenact KRS 532.200 relating to home incarceration and approved monitoring devices; amend KRS 532.260 to permit the Department of Corrections to release an inmate on home incarceration during the inmate's final 180 days of sentence; EMERGENCY.
HB 564 - AMENDMENTS
HFA (1, B. Yonts) - Insert provisions to limit parole board members with backgrounds in penology, correction work, or law enforcement to no more then three positions on the board and to specify how members with those backgrounds shall participate on panels of the board; amend KRS 439.330 to provide for venue for appeals from Parole Board actions; amend KRS 439.340 to insert provisions relating to ex parte communications with parole board members, the criteria for granting parole, and the required record of decision when parole is denied; and amend KRS 439.430 to require the Parole Board to adopt a progressive sanctioning scheme for parole violators.
HFA (2, B. Yonts) - Insert provisions clarifying that the bill's provisions do not impact the required additional period of supervision required for sex offenders after their initial discharge; provide new qualifications and categories for Parole Board membership; regulate ex parte communications to members of the Parole Board; revise the standards and conditions for considering, granting, or denying parole, and to include non-codified transition provisions relating to parole board membership.
HFA (3/LM, W. Coursey) - Attach provisions of HB 265/GA and HB 546; create new sections of KRS Chapter 218A to prohibit possession of, trafficking in, and cultivation or manufacture of salvia, synthetic cannabinoid agonists, or piperazines and impose penalties; amend KRS 218A.010 to define "salvia" and "synthetic cannabinoid agonists, or piperazines" and exclude certain substances; amend 218A.1401, relating to selling controlled substances to a minor, to exclude salvia, synthetic cannabinoid agonists, and piperazines; amend KRS 218A.500 to delete felony penalty; declare an EMERGENCY.
HFA (4/LM, W. Coursey) - Attach provisions of HB 265/GA and HB 546; amend 218A.1401, relating to selling controlled substances to a minor, to exclude salvia, synthetic cannabinoid agonists, and piperazines; amend KRS 218A.500 to delete felony penalty; declare an EMERGENCY.
HFA (5/Title, W. Coursey) - Make title amendment.
SCS/LM/CI - Retain original provisions except delete revised prerequisites for Parole Board membership; make technical corrections.
Mar 1-introduced in House
Mar 2-to Judiciary (H); posting waived
Mar 3-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Mar 4-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 5, 2010; floor amendment (1) filed
Mar 8-floor amendment (2) filed
Mar 11-floor amendments (3) (4) and (5-title) filed
Mar 15-3rd reading, passed 94-0
Mar 16-received in Senate
Mar 17-to Judiciary (S)
Mar 24-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (S)
Mar 25-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute
Mar 26-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 26, 2010; 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in House; to Rules (H)
Apr 1-taken from committee; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute for Thursday, April 1, 2010; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 100-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
Apr 12-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 107)