House Bill 101

Actions
Last Action 01/10/19: to Judiciary (H)
Title AN ACT relating to child abuse and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Introduced
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 184
Sponsors L. Bechler, K. King, S. Lee
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 500.050 to remove the five-year statute of limitations for misdemeanor sex offenses against minors and allow prosecution to be commenced at any time; amend KRS 413.249 to remove the ten-year statute of limitations for civil actions arising from childhood sexual assault or abuse and allow a suit to be commenced at any time; amend KRS 620.030, relating to the requirement to report child abuse, to delete the clergy-penitent exemption and make any person who intentionally fails to report guilty of a Class D felony; amend KRS 620.050, relating to the reporting of child abuse, to delete the clergy-penitent exemption; create a new section of KRS Chapter 510 to make the sexual endangerment of a child a Class D felony; create a new section of KRS Chapter 15 to allow the Attorney General to petition the Supreme Court to convene a special grand jury to investigate childhood sexual assault or abuse that crosses multiple judicial circuits; amend KRS 15.205 to allow the Attorney General to direct a Commonwealth's or county attorney to act as a special prosecutor when the Supreme Court approves the Attorney General's petition for a special grand jury; amend KRS 29A.220 to outline the process and duties of a special grand jury; provide for severability; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Court, Supreme - Special grand jury, convening of, childhood sexual assualt or abuse across multiple circuits
Courts - Special grand jury, convening of, childhood sexual assualt or abuse across multiple circuits
Courts, Circuit - Special grand jury, convening of, childhood sexual assualt or abuse across multiple circuits
Crime Victims - Child abuse, reporting of
Crime Victims - Sexual endangerment of a child, crime, creation of
Crime Victims - Statute of limitations, childhood sexual abuse, criminal and civil actions
Crimes and Punishments - Child abuse, reporting of
Crimes and Punishments - Sexual endangerment of a child, crime, creation of
Crimes and Punishments - Statute of limitations, childhood sexual abuse, criminal and civil actions
Criminal Procedure - Sexual endangerment of a child, crime, creation of
Effective Dates, Emergency - Child abuse, reporting of
Effective Dates, Emergency - Sexual endangerment of a child, crime, creation of
Effective Dates, Emergency - Statute of limitations, childhood sexual abuse, criminal and civil actions
Juries and Jurors - Special grand jury, convening of, childhood sexual assualt or abuse across multiple circuits
Attorney, Commonwealth's - Special grand jury, convening of, childhood sexual assualt or abuse across multiple circuits
Attorney General - Special grand jury, convening of, childhood sexual assualt or abuse across multiple circuits
Children and Minors - Abuse, reporting of
Children and Minors - Sexual endangerment of a child, crime, creation of
Children and Minors - Statute of limitations, childhood sexual abuse, criminal and civil actions
Civil Actions - Statute of limitations, childhood sexual abuse
Clergy - Child abuse, reporting of
Corrections Impact - Child abuse
Local Mandate - Child abuse

Actions

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12/14/18
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/08/19
  • introduced in House
01/10/19
  • to Judiciary (H)


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