Corrections Impact


Abortion, performance of in relation to fetal heartbeat detection

Administrative Office of the Courts, Committee on Legislative Redistricting, administrative support

Alcohol and drug treatment, collection of court fees

Antismoking ordinances

Arrest for misdemeanor assault in hospital emergency room permitted

Board of Pharmacy, home medical equipment and services, regulation of

Boating safety, electric shock drowning prevention, marina requirements for

Boating while intoxicated, prohibition of

Bringing a prisoner or patient from another state for treatment in Kentucky, requirements

Child abuse, duty to report, expansion of

Child pornography, viewing of

Clear and convincing proof, utilization of as evidentiary standard

Committee on Legislative Redistricting, establishment of

Concealed deadly weapon, who may carry

Controlled substances diversion, monitoring, prescribing, and dispensing

Controlled substances legislation, committee substitute changes

Copper or copper alloy purchase, mandatory report to law enforcement

Criminal mischief, property covered by offense of

Criminal records expungement, exclusion from public record

Death penalty, replace with life imprisonment without parole

Death penalty, severely mentally ill defendant, preclusion of use for

Defrauding secured creditor, damage to collateral

DNA, requirement of sample collection at arraignment

DNA testing, availability of post-conviction

Domestic violence, coverage of dating couples

Domestic violence proceedings, extend to dating couples age 18 or over

DUI, ignition interlock device, utilization of

DUI, penalties imposed

DUI, refusal to sign waiver as refusal to consent to test

Electrical safety requirements for boat docks and marinas, violations of penalties for

Exonerated felon may bring civil action against state for wrongful incarceration

Expedited foreclosure sale, procedure for

Failure to report missing child

Felony offenders, prohibition of employment of

Fraudulent firearm transaction

Fraudulent firearm transaction, remove peace officer exemption

Gaming tax, establishment of

Harassing communications, expansion of crime, and means of communication

Home improvement contract, standards, procedures, remedies

Home incarceration, terms of

Home medical equipment and services definition and fees, change in

Human trafficking

Human trafficking victims, cause of action and damages for unpaid

Incest, relationship, step-grandparent and step-grandchild

Intellectual disability, use of term to replace mental retardation in all statutes

Junkyards, prohibition on purchasing copper, exemptions

Juvenile status offense actions, requirements for

Kentucky Computer Decency Act, prohibition on anonymous postings

Local option election for casino gaming

Loss of consciousness, include within definition of "physical injury"

Mandatory reentry supervision requirements and procedures, modification of

Medical marijuana, authorization of

Medical parole, prisoners with substantial or chronic conditions, provision for

Mentally ill, release of, notice

Minor, image of, protection for minor sending or possessing

Mint Police, U.S., state jurisdiction for

Missing child, failure to report, Caylee's Law

Missing minor 12 or under, duty to report

Pain clinics and controlled substances, prescribing, dispensing, and monitoring of

Pain management facilities, payment requirements

Pain management facilities, regulation of, establish

Pain management facilities, regulation of, establishment

Pardon Board, creation of

Pretrial home incarceration, sentencing credit for

Probation for public employee or officer convicted of corruption, prohibition of

Pseudoephedrine sales, prohibitions for certain drug offenders

Pseudoephedrine-based drugs, provisions relating to

Public transportation, offenses against user or operator of

Report of dead child, increased penalty, report of missing child, creation of offense

Reporting of death, add State Police, increase penalty to felony

Robbery in the second degree, inclusion in violent offender statute

Second degree manslaughter, child under age 13

Serial abuse of a child, creation of offense

Sexual offense defendant, when HIV testing required

Sexual offenses against minors

Sexual offenses, definition of perpetrators, expansion of

Shock probation, prohibit, DUI death

Stockyards and buying stations, regulation of

Synthetic cannabinoids or piperazines, synthetic cathinones, expand definition of

Synthetic cannabinoids or piperazines, synthetic cathinones, expand definition of BR 298

Synthetic drugs, expanded definition of, new offenses, revised

Synthetic drugs, offenses relating to

Theft related offenses, penalty increase for offenses committed against a pharmacy

Torture of an animal, crime of

Unlicensed tattoo and body piercing, fines and imprisonment, establishment of

Unsolicited advertising, littering on private property, penalty for

Wanton endangerment, child left in vehicle


Last updated: 1/16/2019 3:37 PM (EST)