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SB 90/LM (BR 1126) - E. Harris

     AN ACT relating to unclaimed funds in the possession of jailers.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 441 to provide a process for the return of moneys remaining in an inmate account or prisoner canteen account after the release of a prisoner and provide that unclaimed moneys are turned over to the fiscal court after three years; amend KRS 393.010 to provide that unclaimed funds as set out in Section 1 of the Act are not under the provisions of KRS Chapter 393.


     SCS/LM - Amend to specify that funds unclaimed after the inmate notification process has been completed revert to the jail's canteen account.
     HFA (1, J. Tilley) - 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 expand 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 all 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.
     HFA (2/Title, J. Tilley) - Make title amendment.
     HFA (3, S. Overly) - Retain original provisions; amend KRS 529.010, relating to prostitution and human trafficking, to add definitions for "human trafficking victims fund," "minor," and "victim of human trafficking"; create new sections of KRS Chapter 529 to create offenses for patronizing prostitution and patronizing a minor victim of human trafficking and provide penalties; create a new section of KRS Chapter 529 to create a fee for patronizing a minor victim of human trafficking; create a new section of KRS Chapter 529 to create a human trafficking victims fund; create a new section of KRS Chapter 529 to require asset forfeiture for human trafficking offenders; amend KRS 516.030, relating to forgery in the second degree, to include coercing another person to make or obtain a false instrument in the commission of human trafficking; create a new section of KRS Chapter 16 to require the Department of Kentucky State Police to designate a unit to receive and investigate human trafficking complaints; amend KRS 15.334 relating to police training to require training in recognizing and investigating human trafficking and assisting the victims thereof; amend KRS 15.718 to require training in human trafficking for prosecutors; amend KRS 421.500, relating to victims services, to include victims of human trafficking; amend KRS 421.570, relating to victim advocates, to include training on human trafficking; amend KRS 431.600, relating to multidisciplinary team coordination of child sexual abuse investigations and prosecutions to include human trafficking victims advocates; create a new section of KRS Chapter 336 to require the Labor Cabinet to report incidents of human trafficking; amend KRS 337.385, relating to unpaid wages and damages, to require punitive damages when an employee is subjected to forced labor or services; amend KRS 413.249, relating to civil actions relating to childhood sexual abuse or childhood sexual assault, to provide an increased statute of limitations for child victims of human trafficking; amend KRS 431.082 to provide a cause of action for victims of human trafficking; amend KRS 17.500 to require persons convicted of patronizing a minor to register as sex offenders; APPROPRIATION.
     HFA (4/Title, S. Overly) - Make title amendment.

     Jan 11-introduced in Senate
     Jan 12-to Judiciary (S)
     Feb 9-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 10-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 14-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 15, 2012
     Feb 15-3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 16-received in House
     Feb 21-to Judiciary (H)
     Mar 19-posted in committee
     Mar 21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 22-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 27, 2012
     Mar 27-floor amendments (1) (2-title) (3) and (4-title) filed ; 3rd reading, passed 98-0; received in Senate
     Mar 28-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 9-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 32)

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