House Bill 53

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Title AN ACT relating to public protests.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 305
Sponsor C. Morgan
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 525 to create a Class A misdemeanor, disruption of a public protest, for a person who wears a mask or hood concealing his or her face while engaging in a public protest; create a new section of KRS Chapter 525 to create a Class A misdemeanor, obstruction of traffic; abolish criminal or civil liability for a motor vehicle operator who causes injury or death to a person obstructing the flow of traffic during a public demonstration for which a permit has not been granted, unless the infliction of injury or death is intentional; create a new section of KRS Chapter 522 to prohibit any person, including a public servant, from preventing a peace officer from performing official duties at a protest.
Index Headings of Original Version Crimes and Punishments - Concealing identity during protest, prohibition
Crimes and Punishments - Obstructing traffic during a protest, prohibited
Crimes and Punishments - Public servants and other persons, orders to stand down to peace officers prohibited
Public Officers and Employees - Public servants and other persons, orders to stand down to police officers prohibited
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Public servants and other persons, orders to stand down to police officers prohibited

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10/24/17
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/02/18
  • introduced in House
  • to Judiciary (H)


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