House Bill 47

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Last Action 03/26/20: to Judiciary (S)
Title AN ACT relating to child abuse and declaring an emergency.
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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
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
Votes Vote History

Actions

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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
03/11/20
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
03/12/20
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/18/20
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 19, 2020
03/19/20
  • 3rd reading, passed 83-1 with Committee Substitute (1)
  • received in Senate
03/26/20
  • to Judiciary (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statements Corrections Impact to House Committee Substitute 1
Local Mandate to House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Delete original provisions; amend KRS 500.050 to extend the criminal statute of limitations for misdemeanor sex offenses against minors from 5 to 10 years; amend KRS 413.249, relating to civil actions arising from childhood sexual assault or abuse, to apply to direct perpetrators as well as third-party individuals or corporate entities who may be criminally liable for the criminal act of those perpetrators; specify that the amendments enacted in 2017 Ky. Acts ch. 114, sec. 2 shall be applied retroactively to actions accruing before that Act's effective date of June 29, 2017; provide for severability; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Crime Victims - Statute of limitations, childhood sexual abuse, criminal and civil actions
Crimes and Punishments - Statute of limitations, childhood sexual abuse, criminal and civil actions
Effective Dates, Emergency - Statute of limitations, childhood sexual abuse, criminal and civil actions
Children and Minors - Statute of limitations, childhood sexual abuse, criminal and civil actions
Civil Actions - Statute of limitations, childhood sexual abuse
Corrections Impact - Statute of limitations, childhood sexual abuse
Local Mandate - Statute of limitations, childhood sexual abuse

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