Senate Bill 70

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/26/19: signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 183)
Title AN ACT relating to strangulation.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 105
Sponsors A. Kerr, T. Buford, M. McGarvey
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 508 to create the crime of strangulation, provide that strangulation is a Class D felony; amend KRS 403.720 to include the offense of strangulation as one of the offenses considered domestic violence and abuse; amend KRS 456.010 to include the offense of strangulation as one of the offenses considered dating violence and abuse; amend KRS 456.020 to conform.
Index Headings of Original Version Crimes and Punishments - Domestic violence and abuse, offense of strangulation, creating
Crimes and Punishments - Strangulation, offense of, creating
Criminal Procedure - Strangulation, offense of, creating
Domestic Relations - Strangulation, offense of, creating
Corrections Impact - Strangulation, offense of, creating
Local Mandate - Strangulation, offense of, creating
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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01/09/19
  • introduced in Senate
01/11/19
  • to Judiciary (S)
02/07/19
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
02/08/19
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/13/19
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 13, 2019
  • 3rd reading, passed 31-4 with Committee Substitute (1)
  • received in House
02/14/19
  • to Judiciary (H)
02/15/19
  • posted in committee
02/20/19
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
02/21/19
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • floor amendments (1) and (2) filed
02/22/19
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 25, 2019
03/06/19
  • floor amendment (3) filed
03/14/19
  • 3rd reading, passed 96-0 with floor amendment (3)
  • received in Senate
  • posted for passage for concurrence in House floor amendment (3)
  • Senate concurred in House floor amendment (3)
  • Bill passed 35-1
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
03/26/19
  • signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 183)

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 508 to create the crime of strangulation; provide that strangulation is a Class D felony; amend KRS 403.720 to include the offense of strangulation as one of the offenses considered domestic violence and abuse; amend KRS 456.010 to include the offense of strangulation as one of the offenses considered dating violence and abuse; amend KRS 456.020 to conform.
Index Headings Corrections Impact - Strangulation, offense of, creating
Local Mandate - Strangulation, offense of, creating
Crimes and Punishments - Domestic violence and abuse, offense of strangulation, creating
Crimes and Punishments - Strangulation, offense of, creating
Criminal Procedure - Strangulation, offense of, creating
Domestic Relations - Strangulation, offense of, creating
Children and Minors - Child abuse and neglect, strangulation

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Hoover
Summary Change required mental state for criminal offense of strangulation from "wantonly" to "intentionally.
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Strangulation; change mental state to intentionally
Criminal Procedure - Strangulation; change mental state to intentionally

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor J. Hoover
Summary Remove "torso" from list of body parts to which pressure applied may constitute the criminal offense of strangulation.
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Strangulation; remove torso from list of body parts to which pressure applied may constitute

Amendment House Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor J. Petrie
Summary Amend new section of KRS Chapter 508 to create two tiers for the crime of strangulation; make conforming amendments.
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Strangulation, offense of, create two degrees
Criminal Procedure - Strangulation, offense of, create two degrees
Domestic Relations - Strangulation, offense of, create two degrees

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