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HB 54/CI (BR 316) - F. Steele, C. Embry Jr., B. Housman, K. King, S. Lee, A. Webb-Edgington

     AN ACT relating to mental health.
     Amend KRS 202A.410 to add judges and witnesses to the list of persons to be notified upon the release or escape of an involuntarily committed person.


     SCS/LM/CI - Retain original provisions; amend KRS 431.066, relating to pretrial release and bail options, to define verified and eligible defendant and clarify how bail credit is to be earned; amend KRS 431.520, relating to release on personal recognizance or unsecured bail bond, to allow a court to deny release if a person is a flight risk or danger and to specify how bail credit is to be applied; amend KRS 431.530, relating to deposit of bail security, to specify that a defendant who earns full credit toward bail is not required to make a deposit with the clerk; amend KRS 534.060, relating to response to nonpayment of fines, to delete obsolete language that conflicts with the jail credit provisions in KRS 534.070; amend KRS 534.070, relating to incarceration for failure to pay fines or court costs, to specify how credit earned against the fines and costs is to be applied; amend KRS 218A.1413, relating to trafficking in the second degree, to clarify the mens rea for lesser amounts; amend KRS 218A.275 to include the possibility of voiding convictions for possession of controlled substances first degree under certain circumstances and prohibit eligibility if a previous charge has been dismissed under deferred prosecution; amend KRS 218A.14151 to conform; amend KRS 26A.400, relating to drug court, to clarify the types of grants to be evaluated; amend KRS 27A.097, relating to judicial support agencies, to apply the use of evidence-based practices to supervision and intervention programs for defendants; amend KRS 439.320 to remove obsolete language regarding part-time parole board members; amend KRS 439.335 to clarify how an inmate's risk and needs assessment is to be used for purposes of parole; amend KRS 439.3406, relating to mandatory reentry supervision, to clarify supervision requirements and procedures; amend KRS 441.420, 441.430, 441.440, and 441.450, relating to local jail construction, to modify construction requirements; amend KRS 532.080, relating to persistent felony offenders, to remove an obsolete reference to a misdemeanor offense; amend KRS 196.111, relating to evidence-based practices, to make a technical correction; amend KRS 6.949, relating to corrections impact statement, to modify required elements and processes; require the Criminal Justice Council to oversee the implementation of the Public Safety and Offender Accountability Act; Create a new section of KRS 532.200 to 532.250, relating to home incarceration, to require sentence credit for time served in pretrial home incarceration; amend KRS 532.120, relating to calculation of terms of imprisonment, to conform; apply home incarceration credit to defendants sentenced on or after the effective date of the Act; make technical corrections.
     SCA (1/Title, T. Jensen) - Make title amendment.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 3-introduced in House; to Judiciary (H)
     Jan 10-posting waived
     Jan 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Jan 12-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, January 18, 2012
     Jan 18-3rd reading, passed 99-0
     Jan 19-received in Senate
     Jan 24-to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 21-taken from Judiciary (S); 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (S); reassigned to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
     Mar 28-taken from Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S); 2nd reading; recommitted to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 29-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Mar 30-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 30, 2012; 3rd reading, passed 34-2 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; received in House; to Rules (H); posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; passed 89-0; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
     Apr 12-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Apr 23-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 156)

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