House Bill 70

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Last Action signed by Governor (Acts, ch.42)
Title AN ACT relating to sex offender registrants.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 217
Sponsors J. Fischer, K. King, C. Morgan, J. Richards, J. Sims Jr, W. Stone
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 17.546 to prohibit sex offender registrants from knowingly or intentionally using electronic communications for the purpose of soliciting, contacting, communicating with, or gathering information about a person less than 18 years of age; provide an exception for a registrant using electronic communications to contact, communicate with, or gather information about his or her minor child if not otherwise prohibited and if permitted by the sentencing court; amend KRS 17.510 to require a registrant to provide written notice of all phone numbers, electronic mail addresses, and usernames used by a registrant to electronically communicate with a person less than 18 years of age.
Index Headings of Original Version Crime Victims - Sex offender registrants, restriction of
Crimes and Punishments - Sex offender registrants, restriction of
Criminal Procedure - Sex offender registrants, restriction of
Corrections Impact - Sex offender registrants, restriction of
Local Mandate - Sex offender registrants, restriction of
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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11/30/17
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/02/18
  • introduced in House
  • to Judiciary (H)
01/04/18
  • posted in committee
01/17/18
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
01/18/18
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, January 19, 2018
01/19/18
  • 3rd reading, passed 89-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
01/22/18
  • received in Senate
01/23/18
  • to Judiciary (S)
02/22/18
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
02/23/18
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/19/18
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 19, 2018
  • 3rd reading, passed 38-0
03/20/18
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
03/30/18
  • signed by Governor (Acts, ch.42)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Summary Clarify that sex offender registrants who have committed a criminal offense against a victim who is a minor after the effective date of this Act are prohibited from knowingly or intentionally using electronic communications for the purpose of communicating with or gathering information about a minor; amend KRS 17.500, 17.510, and 17.580 to no longer require a registrant to provide his or her email addresses or internet usernames to probation and parole.
Index Headings Crime Victims - Sex offender registrants, restriction of
Crimes and Punishments - Sex offender registrants, restriction of
Criminal Procedure - Sex offender registrants, restriction of
Corrections Impact - Sex offender registrants, restriction of
Local Mandate - Sex offender registrants, restriction of

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