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HB 64/LM/CI (BR 237) - J. Richards

     AN ACT relating to criminal gangs.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 17 to permit named agencies to operate a criminal gang database and share the information with named agencies; define which information may be included in a criminal gang database; specify which local, state, and federal agencies may access information in a criminal gang database on a need to know basis; create a new section of KRS Chapter 431 to permit crime victims to sue persons convicted of criminal gang activity for treble damages; permit a person who is the victim of criminal gang activity to bring court action to enjoin criminal gang activity; create a new section of KRS Chapter 506 to define what constitutes a criminal gang and other terms related to criminal gangs; create the crimes of criminal gang recruitment in the first degree and criminal gang recruitment in the second degree; provide for seizure of money or property used in or the proceeds of criminal gang related activity; amend KRS 506.150 relating to establishing the existence of a criminal gang to reduce from 5 to 3 the number of persons involved in the activity; repeal KRS 506.140 relating to definitions for the chapter.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Nov 4-To: Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary
     Jan 5-introduced in House; to Judiciary (H)

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