House Bill 419

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Last Action received in House
Title AN ACT relating to deadly weapons.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1412
Sponsors B. Damron, L. Belcher, J. Bell, K. Bratcher, J. Comer Jr., R. Crimm, J. DeCesare, T. Edmonds, J. Fischer, D. Floyd, D. Ford, J. Gooch Jr., M. Harmon, D. Horlander, A. Koenig, S. Lee, B. Montell, D. Osborne, M. Rader, S. Rudy, S. Santoro, K. Stevens, W. Stone, K. Upchurch, S. Westrom, A. Wuchner
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 150, relating to fish and wildlife, to permit carrying firearms and deadly weapons for self-defense and defense of others while, hunting, fishing, trapping, and engaging in other activity; permit killing animals in self-defense, in defense of others, and for humane purposes; restrict arrest powers in such cases; prohibit the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources from promulgating any administrative regulations restricting any right provided by the section.
Index Headings of Original Version Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Fish & Wildlife Res., prohibit regs that limit deadlly weapons for self-defense or defense of others
Crimes and Punishments - Deadly weapons, permit carry and use for defense while hunting, fishing, trapping
Criminal Procedure - Deadly weapons, permit carry and use for defense while hunting, fishing, trapping
Firearms and Weapons - Deadly weapons, permit carry and use for defense while hunting, fishing, trapping
Fish and Wildlife - Deadly weapons, permit carry and use for defense while hunting, fishing, trapping
Local Mandate - Fish & Wildlife Res., prohibit regs that limit deadly weapons for self-defense or defense of others
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
Senate Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/11/09
  • introduced in House
02/12/09
  • to Judiciary (H)
02/23/09
  • posted in committee
02/25/09
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
02/26/09
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/02/09
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 3, 2009
  • floor amendments (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute
03/04/09
  • 3rd reading, passed 93-5 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2)
03/05/09
  • received in Senate
03/09/09
  • to Judiciary (S)
  • taken from committee
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Judiciary (S)
03/10/09
  • taken from committee
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Judiciary (S)
03/26/09
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 26, 2009
  • 3rd reading, passed 34-4 with Committee Substitute
  • received in House

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Summary Retain most original provisions except add provision specifying that a private landowner may permit or prohibit carrying of firearms on private land while hunting, fishing, or trapping or specify the type of firearm that may be carried; permit landowner to seek prosecution under KRS 150.090 when permission is violated; delete provision permitting killing of a injured or diseased animal for humane purposes; provide that forensic evidence or other competent evidence may be used for prosecutions in claimed self-defense cases; exempt killing of animals under the protection of the federal endangered species act, federal migratory bird treaty act, or federal bald and golden eagle protection act from the self-defense provisions.
Index Headings Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Fish & Wildlife Res., prohibit regs that limit deadlly weapons for self-defense or defense of others
Crimes and Punishments - Deadly weapons, permit carry and use for defense while hunting, fishing, trapping
Criminal Procedure - Deadly weapons, permit carry and use for defense while hunting, fishing, trapping
Firearms and Weapons - Deadly weapons, permit carry and use for defense while hunting, fishing, trapping
Fish and Wildlife - Deadly weapons, permit carry and use for defense while hunting, fishing, trapping
Local Mandate - Fish & Wildlife Res., prohibit regs that limit deadly weapons for self-defense or defense of others

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor B. Yonts
Summary Amend to delete provisions relating to the method of charging and trying an offense related to the killing of an animal in cases of self defense or defense of others.
Index Headings Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Fish & Wildlife Res., prohibit regs that limit deadlly weapons for self-defense or defense of others
Crimes and Punishments - Deadly weapons, permit carry and use for defense while hunting, fishing, trapping
Criminal Procedure - Deadly weapons, permit carry and use for defense while hunting, fishing, trapping
Firearms and Weapons - Deadly weapons, permit carry and use for defense while hunting, fishing, trapping
Fish and Wildlife - Deadly weapons, permit carry and use for defense while hunting, fishing, trapping
Local Mandate - Fish & Wildlife Res., prohibit regs that limit deadly weapons for self-defense or defense of others

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor B. Damron
Summary Clarify provisions of HCS related to where the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources may regulate or enforce weapon violations and arrest procedure.
Index Headings Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Fish & Wildlife Res., prohibit regs that limit deadlly weapons for self-defense or defense of others
Crimes and Punishments - Deadly weapons, permit carry and use for defense while hunting, fishing, trapping
Criminal Procedure - Deadly weapons, permit carry and use for defense while hunting, fishing, trapping
Firearms and Weapons - Deadly weapons, permit carry and use for defense while hunting, fishing, trapping
Fish and Wildlife - Deadly weapons, permit carry and use for defense while hunting, fishing, trapping
Local Mandate - Fish & Wildlife Res., prohibit regs that limit deadly weapons for self-defense or defense of others

Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Delete original provisions of bill and replace with new sections amending KRS 237.115 and 237.110 addressing the right of universities, colleges, postsecondary education facilities, technical schools, and vocational schools to regulate the carrying of firearms in automobiles.
Index Headings Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Fish & Wildlife Res., prohibit regs that limit deadlly weapons for self-defense or defense of others
Crimes and Punishments - Deadly weapons, permit carry and use for defense while hunting, fishing, trapping
Criminal Procedure - Deadly weapons, permit carry and use for defense while hunting, fishing, trapping
Firearms and Weapons - Deadly weapons, permit carry and use for defense while hunting, fishing, trapping
Fish and Wildlife - Deadly weapons, permit carry and use for defense while hunting, fishing, trapping
Local Mandate - Fish & Wildlife Res., prohibit regs that limit deadly weapons for self-defense or defense of others

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