House Bill 170

Actions | Amendments
Last Action signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 141)
Title AN ACT relating to motor vehicle accidents.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 462
Sponsors T. Thompson, J. Glenn, R. Henderson, D. Osborne
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 189.990 to increase the penalty to a Class D felony for leaving the scene of an accident where the driver knew or should have known death or serious physical injury is involved.
Index Headings of Original Version Crimes and Punishments - Accident, leaving scene of, penalty increase
Criminal Procedure - Accident, leaving scene of, penalty increase
Motor Vehicles - Accident, leaving scene of, penalty increase
Traffic Safety - Accident, leaving scene of, penalty increase
Corrections Impact - Accident, leaving scene to a Class D felony
Local Mandate - Accident, leaving scene to a Class D felony
Proposed Amendments House Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
Votes Vote History

Actions

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12/14/07
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/08/08
  • introduced in House
01/11/08
  • to Judiciary (H)
03/04/08
  • posted in committee
03/07/08
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/10/08
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/11/08
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 12, 2008
03/12/08
  • floor amendment (1) filed
03/13/08
  • 3rd reading, passed 94-1
03/14/08
  • received in Senate
03/18/08
  • to Judiciary (S)
03/24/08
  • taken from committee Judiciary (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Judiciary (S)
03/25/08
  • taken from committee Judiciary (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Judiciary (S)
03/27/08
  • reported favorably, to Rules as a Consent Bill
  • floor amendments (1-title) and (2) filed
03/28/08
  • floor amendments (1-title) and (2) withdrawn
04/15/08
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, April 15, 2008
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendments (1-title) and (2) withdrawn
  • passed 38-0
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by each presiding officer
04/16/08
  • delivered to Governor
04/24/08
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 141)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor T. Riner
Summary Replace the Class D penalty provided for in the bill with a mandatory 1 year jail term and a mandatory $10,000 fine, with a provision that the fine may be reduced by $10 for every hour spent performing community service work.
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Accident, leaving scene of, penalty increase
Criminal Procedure - Accident, leaving scene of, penalty increase
Motor Vehicles - Accident, leaving scene of, penalty increase
Traffic Safety - Accident, leaving scene of, penalty increase
Corrections Impact - Accident, leaving scene to a Class D felony
Local Mandate - Accident, leaving scene to a Class D felony

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor R. Jones II
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Accident, leaving scene of, penalty increase
Criminal Procedure - Accident, leaving scene of, penalty increase
Motor Vehicles - Accident, leaving scene of, penalty increase
Traffic Safety - Accident, leaving scene of, penalty increase
Corrections Impact - Accident, leaving scene to a Class D felony
Local Mandate - Accident, leaving scene to a Class D felony

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor R. Jones II
Summary Attach provisions of SB 71, which would amend KRS 189A.010 to establish a per se violation of the DUI statute if the driver has at least a certain amount of a controlled substance in the urine or blood; create a rebuttable presumption; reduce the alcohol concentration from 0.18 to 0.15 for an aggravating circumstance; amend KRS 189A.105 to delete statutory right of DUI suspects to make telephonic communication with an attorney upon arrest; lower the alcohol percentage from 0.18 to 0.15 for increased penalties.
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Accident, leaving scene of, penalty increase
Criminal Procedure - Accident, leaving scene of, penalty increase
Motor Vehicles - Accident, leaving scene of, penalty increase
Traffic Safety - Accident, leaving scene of, penalty increase
Corrections Impact - Accident, leaving scene to a Class D felony
Local Mandate - Accident, leaving scene to a Class D felony

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