Senate Bill 67

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/14/19: delivered to Governor
Title AN ACT relating to sexual crimes against animals.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 472
Sponsors J. Adams, D. Carroll, D. Harper Angel, P. Hornback, M. McGarvey, D. Seum, D. Thayer
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 525 to establish the offense of sexual crimes against an animal; define "animal" and "sexual contact"; list exceptions including, animal husbandry; amend KRS 436.605 to add sexual crimes against an animal to the list of crimes for which an animal control officer may utilize peace officer powers.
Index Headings of Original Version Crimes and Punishments - Sexual crimes against an animal, offense of
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Sexual crimes against animals, animal control officer, peace officer powers
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Animals, sexual crimes against, offense of
Corrections Impact - Sexual crimes against animals, animal control officer, peace officer powers
Local Mandate - Sexual crimes against animals, animal control officer, peace officer powers
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
House Floor Amendment 3
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/08/19
  • introduced in Senate
01/10/19
  • to Judiciary (S)
02/14/19
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
02/15/19
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/19/19
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 20, 2019
02/20/19
  • 3rd reading, passed 35-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
02/21/19
  • received in House
02/22/19
  • to Judiciary (H)
03/01/19
  • posted in committee
03/06/19
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/07/19
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 12, 2019
03/12/19
  • floor amendments (1), (2-title) and (3) filed
03/13/19
  • floor amendment (1) withdrawn
  • 3rd reading, passed 97-0 with floor amendment (3)
  • received in Senate
03/14/19
  • posted for passage for concurrence in House floor amendment (3) on Thursday, March 14, 2019
  • Senate concurred in House floor amendment (3)
  • Bill passed 35-0
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Summary Create a new section of KRS Chapter 525 to create the offense of sexual crimes against an animal; provide a list of exceptions; require the court to terminate ownership of the animal that was the subject of the offense; amend KRS 258.005 to include sexual crimes against animals in the list of crimes an animal control officer may enforce; amend KRS 258.095 to include sexual crimes against animals in the list of crimes an animal control officer may enforce; amend KRS 436.605 to grant animal control officer peace officer powers for enforcing sexual crimes against animals.
Index Headings Corrections Impact - Sexual crimes against, cretion of offense of
Local Mandate - Sexual crimes against, cretion of offense of
Crimes and Punishments - Sexual crimes against animals, creation of offense of
Criminal Procedure - Sexual crimes against animals, creation of offense of
Dogs - Sexual crimes against animals, creation of offense of
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Sexual crimes against animals, creation of offense of

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Piggyback? Yes
Sponsor D. St. Onge
Summary Retain original provisions; create a new section of KRS Chapter 525 to prohibit cruelty to equines including situations involving abuse and neglect; make cruelty to equines a Class D felony and provide for the termination of ownership; list exceptions; establish a short title of "Klaire's Law" for Section 5; specify that the provisions of KRS 6.945(1) do not apply to Section 5 of this Act.
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Cruelty to equines, establish offense of
Criminal Procedure - Cruelty to equines, establish offense of
Piggybacked Bills - HB 98 to SB 67
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Cruelty to equines, establish offense of

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor D. St. Onge
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - SB 67/GA

Amendment House Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor J. Nemes
Summary Specify that if the person convicted is not the owner of the animal, the animal shall be returned to the owner, and that the animal shall not be spayed or neutered prior to being returned.
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Sexual crimes against animals, forfeiture of custody, return to owner
Criminal Procedure - Sexual crimes against animals, forfeiture of custody, return to owner
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Sexual crimes against animals, forfeiture of custody, return to owner

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