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HB 64/LM/CI (BR 177) - D. Floyd, D. Owens, J. Crenshaw, M. Marzian, T. McKee, R. Meeks, T. Mills, T. Riner, A. Simpson, S. Westrom

     AN ACT relating to criminal records.
     Amend KRS 431.076 to expand the scope of an expungement motion under that statute to include felonies referred to a grand jury where no indictment ensues; amend KRS 431.078 to expand that statute's expungement process to include Class D felonies; create a new section of KRS Chapter 431 to establish various protections for persons whose records have been expunged; create a new section of KRS Chapter 431 to establish standards for commercial criminal record history providers; amend KRS 527.040 to expressly provide that an expunged felony does not trigger the application of that statute.


     HCS (1/LM/CI) - Amend to modify the criteria for expungement eligibility in regard to precursor offenses; modify the provisions relating to an employer's responsibility and liability in regard to the employment of persons with an expunged felony.
     HCS (2/LM/CI) - Amend to delete provisions relating to employment of persons with expunged offenses and to criminal history providers.
     HFA (1, J. Hoover) - Delete Sections 3 and 4 of the bill relating to employment of persons with an expunged felony and the regulation of criminal history providers.
     HFA (2, J. Hoover) - Amend to restore the requirement that a misdemeanor or violation committed five years prior to the offense sought to be expunged prohibits the expungement request from being granted.
     HFA (3, D. Owens) - Amend to allow inspection of expunged criminal records where required by federal or state law or regulation.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 7-introduced in House; to Judiciary (H)
     Jan 17-posted in committee
     Jan 29-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Jan 30-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendments (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 5-recommitted to Judiciary (H)
     Feb 12-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (2)
     Feb 13-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 14, 2014
     Feb 18-floor amendment (3) filed to Committee Substitute (2)
     Feb 19-3rd reading, passed 79-21 with Committee Substitute (2), floor amendment (3)
     Feb 20-received in Senate
     Feb 26-to Judiciary (S)

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