Crimes and Punishments


Abortion, informed consent requirement

Abortion, performance of in relation to fetal heartbeat detection

Abortion, prohibition at 20 weeks of fetal development

Abortion, ultrasound requirements

Abuse, exploitation, and neglect, definition and penalties

Adam Walsh Act, provisions for compliance

Arrest of probationer or parolee, notification to probation and parole officer, study of

Assault 3rd degree, inclusion of security guards

Automated business record falsification devices or zappers, possession prohibited

Blood tests, motor vehicle accidents, limitations

Business entity criminal liability, applicability of

Capital offenses, use of revenge killing as aggravating circumstance

Capital sentencing system, omnibus revisions to

Cargo theft, create offense and set penalties.

Cargo theft, create offense and set penalties for

Cargo theft, offense and penalties, creation of

Cargo theft, penalties relating to

Cell phone while driving violation by minors, penalty points

Cheat, definition of and penalties for

Child pornography, viewing of

Concealed deadly weapon, retired peace officer, permission to carry statewide with license

Controlled substance, amount needed for tracking of

Controlled substances, penalties and protocols relating to

Controlled substances, prescribing and purchasing of

Court records, criminal case designators

Crime victim address protection program, creation of

Crime Victims Compensation Board, application, procedures, awards

Crime victims' employment leave and confidentiality, requirements for

Crimes against minors, provisions relating to

Criminal sexual abuse involving penetration, increase in penalty

Cruelty to animals, forfeiture and ownership provisions

Death penalty, replace with life imprisonment without parole

DNA collection, collection at booking

DNA collection, requirement as part of booking

DNA, requirement of sample collection at arraignment

DNA testing, availability of post-conviction

DNA testing, usage in post-incarceration innocence actions

Drone surveillance by law enforcement, prohibitions and requirements for

Drug overdose, limited immunity for person seeking health care

DUI, penalties imposed

DUI service fee, amount and usage of

Eavesdropping, use of electronic devices

Educational and program credits, modifications to

Ephedrine-based drugs, sale and possession of

Expungement of records, criminal history

Expungement, process and requirements for

Expungement, violation defined

Felons' voting rights, constitutional amendment to provide

Felony theft, increase threshold to $1000

Fines, motor vehicle and misdemeanor, increase of

Firearm possession, prohibition for involuntarily hospitalized

Firearms, comprehensive regulation of

Firearms, federal prohibitions, invalidate

Firearms, unlawful possession of, illegal aliens

Forgery, inclusion of coercing another to falsify written instrument

Good Samaritan seeking health care for person with drug overdose, limited immunity for

GPS monitoring, warrant requirement for

Harassing communications, amend definition of

Harassing communications, expansion of crime, and means of communication

Home improvement contract, standards, procedures, remedies

Human trafficking, provisions for safe harbor for minors

Ignition interlocks, usage of

Indoor smoking, prohibiting, exceptions, penalties

Indoor smoking, prohibitions, exceptions, penalties

Juvenile courts, open proceedings

Juvenile information, dissemination of

Kentucky Code of Military Justice, creation of additional crimes

Kentucky Code of Military Justice, Kentucky National Guard, revisions for

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

Knives, local regulation of prohibited

Legislator as expert witness before a state agency, authorization for medical professionals

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

Loss of consciousness, inclusion within definition of physical injury

Mandatory reentry supervision, clarification to length of time

Manslaughter, elimination of gender-specific language and other technical corrections.

Manslaughter, inclusion of criminal abuse within scope of offense

Medical marijuana, authorization and regulation of

Mint Police, U.S., state jurisdiction for

Misdemeanors, reclassification as prepayable violations

Misrepresentation of military status, requirement for monetary gain

Motor vehicle insurance requirement violation, threshold for

Motor vehicle insurance violation, electronic notification of county attorney

Motor vehicle insurance violation, threshold for

Multiple unrelated misdemeanors or violations, expungement permitted

National Wildlife Refuge System, National Fish Hatcheries, concurrent jurisdiction for

Pardon Board, proposed creation of

Parole board decisions, review by Attorney General when victim objects

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

Pretrial substance abuse assessment and treatment, requirements for

Prisoner or patient from another state for treatment in Kentucky

Probation and parole notification of supervisee arrest, study of

Public assistance benefits, prohibited purchases

Public transportation, offenses against user or operator of

Rape and sodomy, definition

Rape, child visitation and parental rights, denial of

Religious freedom, protection of

Sale of drug paraphernalia, offense created

Sentences for multiple class A or B felonies to run consecutively

Sex offender registration, change in requirements for

Sex offender registration, qualifying offenses

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

Sexual offense defendant, when HIV testing required

Shock probation, prohibit, DUI death

Substance abuse assessment and treatment, pretrial requirements for

Synthetic drugs, inclusion of additional prohibited substances

Synthetic drugs, offenses relating to minors

Terroristic threatening, change definition

Texting while driving violations, penalty points

Thefts, penalties for high-value property

Torture of a dog or cat, penalty for

Trespass, simplified remedy for elderly and vulnerable

Truants, detention and release to school by peace officer

Unified Juvenile Code, review of, task force

Violent offender, criminal homicide, all

Violent offenders, inclusion of specified homicide offenses

Violent offenders, inclusion of specified homicide offenses for

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


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