House Bill 211

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Last Action signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 72)
Title AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments.
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Bill Request Number 195
Sponsors J. Wayne, J. Jenkins, L. Belcher, S. Brinkman, T. Burch, L. Clark, T. Couch, R. Crimm, B. Damron, B. DeWeese, M. Dossett, T. Edmonds, C. Embry Jr., T. Firkins, D. Graham, K. Hall, R. Henderson, M. Henley, C. Hoffman, D. Horlander, T. Kerr, A. Koenig, S. Lee, M. Marzian, R. Meeks, C. Miller, R. Mobley, B. Montell, T. Moore, D. Osborne, D. Owens, R. Palumbo, S. Riggs, T. Riner, S. Santoro, A. Simpson, D. Sims, G. Stumbo, T. Thompson, J. Tilley, A. Webb-Edgington, S. Westrom, A. Wuchner, B. Yonts
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 510.110, relating to sexual abuse in the first degree, to prohibit any person over the age of 21 from subjecting a minor under the age of 16 to sexual contact or engaging in masturbation in the minor's presence, and to prohibit a person in a position of authority or special trust from engaging in the same prohibited acts with a minor under the age of 18, make these acts Class D or Class C felonies, depending on the age of the victim; amend KRS 510.120, relating to sexual abuse in the second degree, to prohibit any person who is 18 to 20 years old from subjecting another person who is less than 16 to sexual contact and create a defense when the accused and the other person are close in age and the sexual contact was otherwise consensual; amend KRS 510.130, relating to sexual abuse in the third degree, to create a defense when the accused is less than 18 years old, the other person is close in age to the accused, and the sexual contact was otherwise consensual; amend KRS 620.030 to increase penalties for intentionally failing to report that a child is dependent, neglected, or abused; amend KRS 620.990 to conform; amend KRS 500.050 to increase the criminal statute of limitations for misdemeanor sexual offenses when the victim is under the age of 18.
Index Headings of Original Version Corrections Impact - Sex offenses against children, increase misdemeanor statute of limitations for
Children and Minors - Sexual abuse of, modifications to age ranges and prohibitions against
Children and Minors - Sex offenses against, increase misdemeanor statute of limitations for
Children and Minors - Dependency, neglect, and abuse of, increase penalties for failing to report
Crime Victims - Sexual abuse of children, modifications to age ranges and prohibitions against
Crime Victims - Sex offenses against children, increase misdemeanor statute of limitations for
Crimes and Punishments - Sexual abuse of children, modifications to age ranges and prohibitions against
Criminal Procedure - Sex offenses against children, increase misdemeanor statute of limitations for
Crimes and Punishments - Child abuse, dependency, and neglect, increase penalties for failing to report
Crimes and Punishments - Sex offenses against children, increase misdemeanor statute of limitations
Corrections Impact - Sexual abuse of children, modifications to age ranges and prohibitions against
Fiscal Note - Sexual abuse of children, modifications to age ranges and prohibitions against
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/08/08
  • introduced in House
01/11/08
  • to Judiciary (H)
02/14/08
  • posted in committee
02/20/08
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
02/21/08
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/25/08
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 26, 2008
02/27/08
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
02/28/08
  • 3rd reading, passed 96-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
02/29/08
  • received in Senate
03/04/08
  • 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
04/02/08
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for April 2, 2008
  • 3rd reading, passed 37-0
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by each presiding officer
  • delivered to Governor
04/11/08
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 72)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Fiscal Note
Summary Amend KRS 620.030 to provide an exception under the duty to report dependency, neglect, and abuse for communications between an attorney and client, and between a priest and penitent.
Index Headings Corrections Impact - Sex offenses against children, increase misdemeanor statute of limitations for
Children and Minors - Sexual abuse of, modifications to age ranges and prohibitions against
Children and Minors - Sex offenses against, increase misdemeanor statute of limitations for
Children and Minors - Dependency, neglect, and abuse of, increase penalties for failing to report
Crime Victims - Sexual abuse of children, modifications to age ranges and prohibitions against
Crime Victims - Sex offenses against children, increase misdemeanor statute of limitations for
Crimes and Punishments - Sexual abuse of children, modifications to age ranges and prohibitions against
Criminal Procedure - Sex offenses against children, increase misdemeanor statute of limitations for
Crimes and Punishments - Child abuse, dependency, and neglect, increase penalties for failing to report
Crimes and Punishments - Sex offenses against children, increase misdemeanor statute of limitations
Corrections Impact - Sexual abuse of children, modifications to age ranges and prohibitions against
Fiscal Note - Sexual abuse of children, modifications to age ranges and prohibitions against

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Wayne
Summary Amend KRS 510.110, relating to sexual abuse in the first degree, to prohibit any person over the age of 21 or any person in a position of authority or position of special trust from engaging in certain sex acts while communicating with a minor under the age of 16 using an electronic communication device.
Index Headings Corrections Impact - Sex offenses against children, increase misdemeanor statute of limitations for
Children and Minors - Sexual abuse of, modifications to age ranges and prohibitions against
Children and Minors - Sex offenses against, increase misdemeanor statute of limitations for
Children and Minors - Dependency, neglect, and abuse of, increase penalties for failing to report
Crime Victims - Sexual abuse of children, modifications to age ranges and prohibitions against
Crime Victims - Sex offenses against children, increase misdemeanor statute of limitations for
Crimes and Punishments - Sexual abuse of children, modifications to age ranges and prohibitions against
Criminal Procedure - Sex offenses against children, increase misdemeanor statute of limitations for
Crimes and Punishments - Child abuse, dependency, and neglect, increase penalties for failing to report
Crimes and Punishments - Sex offenses against children, increase misdemeanor statute of limitations
Corrections Impact - Sexual abuse of children, modifications to age ranges and prohibitions against
Fiscal Note - Sexual abuse of children, modifications to age ranges and prohibitions against

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