Corrections Impact


Abortion, performance of in relation to fetal heartbeat detection

Abortion, prohibition at 20 weeks of fetal development

Assault 3rd degree, inclusion of security guards

Boating safety, electric shock drowning prevention, marina requirements for

Capital offenses, use of revenge killing as aggravating circumstance

Capital sentencing system, omnibus revisions to

Cheat, definition of and penalites for

Child fatality and near fatality, external panel, establish

Child pornography, viewing of

Controlled substances, penalties and protocols relating to

Controlled substances, prescribing and purchasing of

Court ordered treatment, alcohol and other drug abuse

Criminal records expungement, exclusion from public record

Criminal sexual abuse involving penetration, increase in penalty

Death penalty, replace with life imprisonment without parole

Defendants who do not execute a bond, appearance before a judge within 12 hours

Department of Corrections, prisoner population database, report to LRC

Drug overdose, limited criminal immunity for person seeking health care

DUI, penalties imposed

Educational credits in correctional institutions, modifications to

Employment leave for crime victims, creation of and requirements for

Ephedrine-based drugs, sale and possession of

Expungement of records, criminal history

Felony theft, increase threshold to $1000

Firearms, comprehensive regulation of

Firearms, federal laws and rules, invalidate

Harassing communications, amend definition of

Harassing communications, expansion of crime, and means of communication

Home improvement contract, standards, procedures, remedies

Human trafficking

Ignition interlocks, usage of

Knife, possession on elementary or secondary school property, prohibition, exceptions

Knives, local regulation of prohibited

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

Loss of consciousness, inclusion within definition of physical injury

Manslaughter, inclusion of criminal abuse within scope of offense

Medicaid eligibility expansion, prohibit

Medical billing for state inmates in jails, modifications to procedure

Medical marijuana, authorization and regulation of

Midwifery, licensed practice of, establish

Pardon Board, proposed creation of

Parole board decisions, review by Attorney General when victim objects

Parole Board, procedures relating to

Presumptive probation with mandatory drug treatment for possession offenses and drug paraphernalia

Prisoner or patient from another state for treatment in Kentucky

Public transportation, offenses against user or operator of

Rape and sodomy, definition

Sale of drug paraphernalia, offense created

Sentences for multiple class A or B felonies to run consecutively

Sexual Abuse, lack of consent not an element between minor and person in position of special trust

Shock probation, prohibit, DUI death

Synthetic drugs, inclusion of additional prohibited substances

Synthetic drugs, offenses relating to minors

Terroristic threatening, change definition

Testimony of child victim, special procedure, inclusion of human trafficking offenses

Thefts, penalties for high-value property

Torture of a dog or cat, penalty for

Violent offender, criminal homicide, all

Violent offenders, sentence after three convictions, increase to life without parole

Vulnerable users of a public roadway, penalties for serious physical injury or death of


Last updated: 1/16/2019 3:24 PM (EST)