House Bill 437

Actions | Amendments
Last Action recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Title AN ACT relating to Constables.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 1429
Sponsors F. Nesler, J. Jenkins, R. Crimm, D. Graham, D. Keene, A. Koenig, M. Marzian
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS 65.003 to 65.158 to allow the legislative bodies of counties, charter counties, urban-county governments, unified local governments, and consolidated local governments to adopt ordinances specifying the duties of constables; provide that duties shall not exceed those in the KRS, nor shall all duties be removed; provide that any changes of duties that relate to compensation not take effect until after the terms of constables serving at the time of adoption.
Index Headings of Original Version Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Constables, allow county legislative bodies to specify duties
Constables - County legislative bodies, allowed to specify duties
Counties - Constables, legislative bodies allowed to specify duties
Counties of 75,000 or More - Constables, legislative bodies allowed to specify duties
Counties, Urban - Constables, legislative bodies allowed to specify duties
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2

Actions

Top | Amendments
02/22/12
  • introduced in House
02/23/12
  • to Local Government (H)
03/12/12
  • posted in committee
03/21/12
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
03/22/12
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2) filed
03/27/12
  • recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

Proposed Amendments

Top | Actions
Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; add prohibition that county legislative bodies shall not remove authority of constables to issue citations for nonmoving motor vehicle offenses, including, but not limited to, those related to KRS 186.020, 186.042, 186.050, 186.0425, 189.456, 189.458, and 189.459.
Index Headings Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Constables, allow county legislative bodies to specify duties
Constables - County legislative bodies, allowed to specify duties
Counties - Constables, legislative bodies allowed to specify duties
Counties of 75,000 or More - Constables, legislative bodies allowed to specify duties
Counties, Urban - Constables, legislative bodies allowed to specify duties

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor B. Farmer
Summary Delete all provisions of original bill; direct staff of the LRC to research applicable training programs and costs for county constables and to present findings to Interim Joint Committee on Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Protection by November 30, 2012.
Index Headings Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Constables, allow county legislative bodies to specify duties
Constables - County legislative bodies, allowed to specify duties
Counties - Constables, legislative bodies allowed to specify duties
Counties of 75,000 or More - Constables, legislative bodies allowed to specify duties
Counties, Urban - Constables, legislative bodies allowed to specify duties

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor B. Farmer
Summary Delete all provisions of original bill; direct staff of the LRC to research applicable training programs and costs for county constables and to present findings to Interim Joint Committee on Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Protection by November 30, 2012.
Index Headings Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Constables, allow county legislative bodies to specify duties
Constables - County legislative bodies, allowed to specify duties
Counties - Constables, legislative bodies allowed to specify duties
Counties of 75,000 or More - Constables, legislative bodies allowed to specify duties
Counties, Urban - Constables, legislative bodies allowed to specify duties

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