SB 186/LM/CI (BR 1236) - R. Jones II
AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 530 to create the crime of endangering the welfare of a minor in the first degree for failing to report a missing child; amend KRS 530.060 to change the name of endangering the welfare of a minor to endangering the welfare of a minor in the second degree; amend KRS 600.020, relating to definitions for the juvenile code to add a definition of "delinquent child"; amend KRS 620.030, relating to child abuse reports, to require the cabinet to investigate each report; amend KRS 620.040, relating to child abuse reports, to recognize as actionable reports alleging abuse by "any other person" in addition to named persons; create a new section of KRS Chapter 189A to create the crime of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence with a child under 18 in the vehicle; name Section 1 of this Act "Caylee's Law".
Feb 29-introduced in Senate
Mar 5-to Judiciary (S)