Crimes and Punishments

Abortion, prohibition at 20 weeks of fetal development

Abortion rape or incest exceptions, ultrasound requirement, twenty-week prohibition

Abortion, rape or incest exemptions, ultrasound requirement, twenty-week prohibition

Abortion, ultrasound requirements

Abuse and exploitation, prevention of

Address protection program, administrative fee

Administrative rescheduling of controlled substances, expansion of

Age of consent, prohibit offenders 10 years older than victims

Aggravated trafficking, fentanyl and derivatives, included in offense

Angel Initiative Program, creation of

Assault on a service animal, first degree, change elements for

Cannabis, regulation of

Commercial driver's license, commercial vehicle used in human trafficking, disqualification for

Concealed carry, interference with right to, violation and fine

Concealed carry, off-duty and retired peace officers, interference with, violation and fine

Concealed Carry, prohibition, exception to

Concealed deadly weapons, permit holders, expanded locations

Constitutional rights, protection of

Controlled substances, classification and rescheduling of

Controlled substances monitoring

Controlled substances, monitoring and scheduling

Controlled substances, Schedule I, scheduling of

Crime Victims Compensation Board, reorganization of

Criminal attempt to commit murder of peace officer or firefighter, classification as violent offense

Criminal conspiracy, technical correction

Day reporting programs, usage of

Deadly weapons, concealed carry without license

Death penalty, child or vulnerable adult victim, aggravating circumstance for

Death penalty, replacement of with life imprisonment without parole

DNA, sample collection at arraignment, requirement for

Domestic and dating violence, reporting

Driving under the influence first offenses, procedures regarding

Drug conviction data, inclusion in KASPER electronic monitoring system

Drug offenses, allow judges a 72-hour hold on defendants

DUI, allowance of first offense to be sealed after 10 years

DUI, penalties imposed

DUI, penalties, imposition of

DUI, ten-year lookback, penalties imposed

Early release, prohibition, gang member

Education employment, background checks of child abuse and neglect records

Equine cruelty, punishment alternatives for

Expansion of Kentucky's automated e-Warrant system, reporting on

Expungement, class of eligible Class D felonies, expansion

Expungement of felonies

Expungement of juvenile record, requirements for

Felons' voting rights, constitutional amendment to provide

Felony expungement, reckless homicide

Fentanyl, penalties for trafficking

Firearms, federal prohibitions, invalidation of

Forfeiture and restitution, allowing in cases of animal cruelty involving horses

Fraud crimes, felony threshold, raising of

Gang violence, prevention of

Hate crime, offense against peace officer or emergency medical services personnel as a result of

Hate crime, offense aigainst a peace officer, emergency medical professional or firefighter

Hate crimes, relating to

Hearsay, child witness, allowed in certain cases

Heroin trafficking, penalties relating to

Home incarceration, judges to determine applicability

Ignition interlock license, use of

Immigration laws, enforcement of, required

Importation of heroin, fentanyl and derivatives, included in offense

Jail incarceration costs, state payment of

Justifications, use of force

Juvenile, age of criminal responsibility

Juvenile records, expungement of

Kentucky Claims Commission, creation of

Masking to evade discovery, prohibit during a protest to evade discovery

Medical cannabis, authorization and regulation of

Minimum age of criminal responsibility, remove provisions regarding

Misdemeanor assault in hospital, warrantless arrest permitted for

Misdemeanor, opioid tax compliance

Motor vehicle insurance violation, electronic notification of county attorney and sheriff

Motor vehicle insurance violation, threshold for

National Crime Information Center, allow access to

Obstructing an emergency responder

Online impersonation, create Class A misdemeanor offense

Operator's licenses, work release prisoners

Overweight metal commodities permit, fines for violation

Overweight permits for metal commodities, increased fines for violation

Persistent offenders, life without parole

Possession of controlled substance, penalty reduction, mandatory treatment and community service

Probation and parole officers, qualifications for

Promoting contraband, elements of

Reentry drug supervision pilot program, creation of

Released federal prisoners and parolees, operator's licenses and personal ID cards

Reorganization, Justice and Public Safety Cabinet, Dept. of Criminal Justice Training, EO 2016-902

Securities fraud, penalty for

Serious physical injury, definition of

Serious physical injury, establish definition

Sex offender registrants, fee for and restrictions on

Sex offender registrants, restrictions on

Sex offender registry, juvenile adjudications, not a registrable offense

Sex offenders, presence on publicly owned playground, prohibition of

Sexual assault against an animal

Sexual assault of a dog or cat, crime of

Sexually explicit images, distribution of without consent

Shock probation, prohibition with DUI death

Task Force on the Death Penalty, establishment of

Terrorism, crime of, capital offense

Terrorism, forfeited and seized assets, loss upon conviction

Terrorism, make Class A felony

Terrorism, punishable by life without probation or parole

Terrosim, Class A felony

Theft crimes, felony threshold, raising of

Torture of dog or cat, penalty increase

Trafficking, heroin, less than 2 grams with substance use disorder, make Class D felony

Trafficking, heroin or fentanyl, make Class C felony

Trafficking in a misrepresented controlled substance, Class D felony

Trafficking in fentanyl or carfentanil, any amount, increased penalty

Trafficking in fentanyl or carfentanil, any amount, penalty increase

Trespass, use of purple paint marks to provide notice of

Unlawful storage of a firearm, prohibition of

Unmanned aircraft, reckless operation, penalties for

Unmanned aircraft system, prohibit operation within 300 feet of dwelling or structure, misdemeanor

Unmanned aircraft, usage on critical infrastructure without permission, misdemeanor offense

Violent offenders, parole of

Voting rights, prohibitions relating to

Warrantless drone surveillance, prohibition

Wills, concealment of

Youth camp background checks, requirement of

Last updated: 1/16/2019 3:02 PM (EST)