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HB 552 (BR 1500) - J. Tilley

     AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments.
    Amend KRS 500.040, relating to implementation of the Penal Code, to make technical correction changing "must" to "shall."


     HCS - Delete 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 431.525 and KRS 218A.135 to remove the requirement that a judge's refusal to release a defendant be written but require there to be a record or other order; 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.
     HCA (1/Title, J. Tilley) - Make title amendment.
     HFA (1/P, J. Fischer) - Insert provisions to create a new section of KRS 311.710 to 311.820 to require an ultrasound prior to an abortion; amend KRS 311.990 to provide a criminal penalty.
     HFA (2/P, J. Fischer) - Insert provisions to create a new section of KRS Chapter 311 to specify how the phrase "individual, private setting" shall be interpreted in informed consent situations.

     Mar 1-introduced in House
     Mar 5-to Judiciary (H)
     Mar 12-posted in committee
     Mar 14-taken from Judiciary (H); 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (H)
     Mar 15-taken from Judiciary (H); 2nd reading; returned to Judiciary (H)
     Mar 20-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) as a Consent Bill; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 21, 2012; taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day; floor amendments (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 23-taken from the Regular Orders of the Day; recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

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