Crimes and Punishments


Abortion statutes, enforcement of

Abuse, exploitation, and neglect, definitions and penalties

Accident reporting, serious physical injury or death

Adult responsible use of cannabis program, establishment of

Affirmative defense, patient-directed end of life care

Age-restricted products, unlawful purchase by a minor, penalties for

Animal cruelty, forfeiture of abused animal, requiring

Animal fighting, increase fine for

Animal fighting, spectators and vendors, prohibition on

Assault of a sports official, increase penalty, Class D felony

Assault on a service animal, first degree, inclusion of assistance animals

Asset seizure, law enforcement agencies, seizure by

Assistance dogs, prohibiting misrepresentation of

Assisted-living communities, certification prohibited

Born-alive infants, protection of

Buying or selling fetal remains, Class A misdemeanor

Capital offense, executions, mental illness

Certain felonies, incompetent to stand trial, involuntary commitment

Child abuse, reporting of

Child dependency, neglect, or abuse, required reporting of

Child pornography, under 12 years old, raising penalty for

Child restraint systems and booster seats, no court costs

Class A misdemeanor, money or other thing of value in exchange for signature

Class D felony, lead hazards

Combustible hemp products, exemption of

Commission on redistricting, prohibition on influence or accepting of influence, penalty for

Constitutional amendment, pardon prohibition period, execution date, exception for

Corporal physical discipline of minor by teacher, use of, prohibiting

Criminal defense, corporal punishment, nonpublic teachers

Criminal defense, corporal punishment, nonpublic teachers with parent authorization

Criminal gangs, activities, offense, and penalties relating to

Criminal history, questions on college applications, ban on

Criminal mischief, definition of property

Criminal mischief in the first degree

Criminal mischief, specific inclusion of damage to residential rental property under

Deadly weapons, concealed carry without license, repeal

Disseminating personally identifiable information, minors, prohibition of

Domestic abuse convictions, firearms surrender, procedures

Domestic violence, firearms possession, create crime

Driver's license, revoke on conviction of fleeing and evading second involving a motor vehicle

Driving under the influence, search warrants for

Drug paraphernalia, marijuana accessory, possession of

Ejaculation without intent to fertilize, Class D felony, established

Elected county officials, penalty, failure to comply with duties regarding records and property

Elective medical procedures, emergency orders on, enforcement of

Evidence-based decisions

Expungement, fees on finding of indigence, waiver of

Extreme neglect of a dog or cat, creation of crime for

Felons' voting rights, constitutional amendment to provide

Felony mediation, allow victim to request

Female genital mutilation, Class B felony

Firearms, ammunition capacity, regulation of

Firearms, assault weapons, possession of

Firearms, comprehensive regulation of

Flagrant nonsupport, increase arrearage amounts and accrual time before qualifying as

Fleeing and evading in the second degree; suspension of drivers license for; limit

Gender-neutral language, insertion of

Hate crime, enhanced term of imprisonment for

Health care referral practices, prohibition of

Human trafficking, conviction, violent offender status

Human trafficking, elaborate elements of

Illegal school bus passing, cited by police, maxium criminal citation penalty, increase to $300

Immigration laws, enforcement of, requiring

Improper disposition of fetal remains, Class D felony

Include gender- neutral language

Include gender-neutral language

Intimidation of a sports official, alter elements of

Intimidation of a sports official, create the offense of

Intimidation of a sports official, establish offense, Class A misdemeanor

Intimidation of a sports official, require threat be made toward sports official

Involuntary hospitalization, criminal charges, dismissed without prejudice

Jail and Corrections Reform Task Force, creation of

Juries, Class D felony designated as misdemeanor by

Jury determination, persistent felony offender, optional sentencing for

Law enforcement officer, obstruction of body-worn camera by

Local elected officials, prohibited conduct, Class A misdemeanor

Marijuana, decriminalization of less than one ounce of

Marijuana possession, personal use quantity, civil offense

Nonsupport, reduce jail time and allow work release

Nonsupport, require work release for a person incarcerated for

Pardons and commutations, Constitution of Kentucky, governor's ability, limitation on

Passing stopped school bus, cited by police, criminal citation funds

Penalties, operation of a boat negligently, intoxication, water skis, under the influence

Persistent felony offenders, jury's election not to enhance punishment

Possession of a controlled substance, reduced penalty for residue or trace amounts

Possession of gambling device, establishing gender neutral language regarding

Pretrial release, options for

Prisoners, transfer of

Probation and parole, payment of fees

Probation program credits, creation of

Probation, revocation of

Prohibition of payment for transportation of voter to the polls, Class B misdemeanor

Promoting or procuring a minor, law enforcement operation, inclusion of person working with

Public postsecondary students, criminal background checks on

Purchase of tobacco and vapor products; persons over 18, remove penalty

Racial and ethnic community criminal justice and public safety impact statement, requiring

Residential rental property, criminal mischief, penalty

Restoration of voting rights and civil rights, constitutional requirements for

Restoration of voting rights and prohibitions relating, constitution amendment for

Restoration of voting rights, constitutional process of granting

Retirement and pensions, sex offense against minor, forfeit public pension upon conviction of

Sex crimes, add offenses to list of

Sex offender registry, expansion of

Sex offenders, publicly leased playground, prohibition against

Sexual abuse, committed by driver for hire

Sexual assault nurse examiner, 24 hours on duty at hospitals, require

Sexual contact, definition of

Sexual endangerment of a child, crime, creation of

Sexual offenses, procuring minors through communications systems

Solitary confinement of juveniles, limitations on

Statute of limitations, childhood sexual abuse, criminal and civil actions

Supervised individuals, revocation of

Tampering with the outcome of a sporting event, penalty for

Technical violations, graduated sanctions and revocation caps for

Terroristic threatening, clarification of

Theft and fraud crimes, raising felony threshold for

Theft of wages, creation of offense

Tobacco purchase and possession offenses, under 21, confiscation only penalty

Tobacco-related offenses, minors, remove status offense designation

Torture of a dog or cat, specific acts of torture

Torture of a dog or cat, increase punishment for

Trespass, simplified remedy for elderly and vulnerable

Trespass upon key infrastructure assets

Trespassing, refusal to leave school property

Uniform Parentage Act, release of confidential information, misdemeanor

Unlawful storage of a firearm, prohibition of

Violation of a protective order, increased penalty for subsequent offenses

Violent offenders, forensic psychiatric facilities, evaluations in

Voting rights, prohibitions relating to


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