July 22, 2005
Kentucky Legislative Research Commission is required by KRS 7.131 to maintain the official version of the Kentucky
Revised Statutes in an electronic database. KRS
7.132(1) provides that the Commission may designate particular versions of the Kentucky
Revised Statutes as certified versions under certain conditions.
KRS 7.138(2), only texts from the official version
or a certified version of the Kentucky Revised Statutes may be submitted or cited
by a party or relied upon by a court or an administrative officer or body in judicial and
abbreviation KRS may be used as an abbreviation for "Kentucky Revised
Statutes" under KRS 446.120(1).
printed editions of the Kentucky Revised Statutes have been designated as
certified versions by action of the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission.The
publishers of these two certified versions are: