HB 73/LM/CI (BR 262) - M. Denham, R. Meeks, D. Owens
AN ACT relating to domestic violence.
Amend KRS 403.725 to prohibit joint mediation, conciliation, or counseling requirements within an emergency protective order or a domestic violence order; amend KRS 403.740 to allow an emergency protective order to remain in effect until the domestic violence hearing, with only the summons needing to be reissued in the event of a lack of service upon the adverse party; amend KRS 403.750 to require counseling in all cases for persons against whom a domestic violence order is entered; amend KRS 403.7505 to recognize batterer intervention services within the scope of certifies counseling services; amend KRS 403.763 to increase the penalty for a third or subsequent violation of an emergency protective order or a domestic violence order to a Class D felony; create a new section of KRS Chapter 511 to create the crime of domestic violence shelter trespass.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Nov 4-To: Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary
Jan 5-introduced in House; to Judiciary (H)
Feb 1-posted in committee