House Bill 143

Last Action to Judiciary (H)
Title AN ACT relating to sexual assault of animals.
Bill Documents Introduced
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 893
Sponsors C. Morgan, R. Benvenuti III, M. Hart
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 525 to criminalize sexual assault of a dog or cat; provide for forefeiture of ownership of the dog or cat upon conviction or plea; prohibit future ownership of a dog or cat for five years for a first offense and life for a second or subsequent offense; require forfeited dogs and cats be offered to animal rescue organizations or given to county animal shelters.
Index Headings of Original Version Crimes and Punishments - Sexual assault of a dog or cat, crime of
Dogs - Sexual assault, crime of
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Sexual assault of a dog or cat, crime of
Corrections Impact - Sexual assualt, crime of
Local Mandate - Sexual assualt, crime of


  • introduced in House
  • to Judiciary (H)

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