House Bill 47

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Last Action 01/10/20: posted in committee
Title AN ACT relating to child abuse and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 143
Sponsors L. Bechler, J. Miller
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 limit 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 limit the clergy-penitent exemption; provide for severability; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Crime Victims - Child abuse, reporting of
Crime Victims - Statute of limitations, childhood sexual abuse, criminal and civil actions
Crimes and Punishments - Child abuse, reporting of
Crimes and Punishments - Statute of limitations, childhood sexual abuse, criminal and civil actions
Effective Dates, Emergency - Child abuse, reporting of
Effective Dates, Emergency - Statute of limitations, childhood sexual abuse, criminal and civil actions
Children and Minors - Child abuse, reporting 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, reporting of
Local Mandate - Child abuse, reporting of

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09/09/19
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/07/20
  • introduced in House
  • to Judiciary (H)
01/10/20
  • posted in committee


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