HB 44/LM/CI (BR 136) - A. Webb-Edgington, B. Housman, J. York
AN ACT relating to the duty to report a dead body.
Amend KRS 72.020 relating to reporting of deaths to require reporting of knowledge of a death as well as possession of a dead body as reportable and add the Department of Kentucky State Police as an agency to which the report may be made; amend KRS 72.990 relating to penalties to add interfering with a peace officer in a death investigation as an offense and increase the penalty for failure to report or interfering with a coroner or peace officer to a Class D felony.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Oct 5-To: Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary
Jan 3-introduced in House; to Judiciary (H)