Kentucky Revised Statutes
Includes enactments through the 2023 Regular Session
The KRS database was last updated on 12/03/2023
.010 Definitions for statutes generally.
.012 Inclusion of osteopaths within references to physicians in statutes -- Inclusion of Bureau of Osteopathic Specialties within references to American Board of Medical Specialties in statutes.
.013 Terms "mental retardation" and "mentally retarded" not to be used in statutes -- Acceptable replacement terms.
.015 Statutes to be written in nontechnical language.
.017 Conditions under which portion of bill may be void.
.020 Singular includes plural -- Masculine includes feminine.
.030 Computation of time.
.040 Adjournment of proceedings over weekend.
.050 Majority may act for all.
.060 Writings -- Signature must be at end -- To be in English.
.070 Penalty no bar to civil recovery.
.080 Liberal construction -- Statutes not retroactive -- Common usage -- Technical terms.
.082 Published statement or restatement of law does not constitute law or policy of Commonwealth -- Common law adopted in absence of constitutional or statutory treatment.
.085 Repealed, 1994.
.100 Effect of repeal of prior repealer or amendment.
.110 Offenses committed and rights accruing prior to repeal of law.
.120 References to sections, subsections, and paragraphs -- Citation of Acts of General Assembly.
.130 Kentucky Revised Statutes speak for themselves -- Conflicts -- Ambiguities.
.140 Titles, headings, and notes.
.145 Manner of indicating amended, created, repealed, and repealed and reenacted sections and sections not intended to be codified.
.150 Kentucky Revised Statutes substituted for former laws.
.160 Unconstitutionality of part of Kentucky Revised Statutes, effect.
.170 Effect of 1942 act amending or repealing section of Carroll's Statutes or of former legislative act.
.180 Repealed, 1966.
.190 Rules of Civil Procedure to govern taking of appeals -- Statutes govern time of taking certain appeals.
.200 Demurrer, motion to quash, construction.
.210 Repealed, 1966.
.250 Conflicting amendments -- Last enactment to prevail.
.260 Repeal to prevail over amendment of same statute.
.270 Effect of failure to underline new language in amended statute.
.280 Effect of failure to indicate deleted material by brackets and strike through.
.290 Effect of delayed repeal.
.300 Effect of delayed amendment.
.310 Procedure for technical correction on face of bill to be presented to Governor.
.320 Amendment of section with delayed effective date.
.350 Prohibition upon government substantially burdening freedom of religion -- Showing of compelling governmental interest -- Description of "burden."
.400 Determination of death -- Minimal conditions to be met.