Senate Bill 263

Last Action 02/24/21: to Judiciary (S)
Title AN ACT relating to body-worn cameras.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1161
Sponsor G. Neal
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 15 to require officers to activate body-worn cameras when engaged in law enforcement activity; establish rebuttable presumptions in investigative or legal proceedings regarding unrecorded conduct or statements; amend KRS 61.168 to provide for release of recordings in specific circumstances and allow waiver of privacy concerns; amend KRS 61.169 to conform; amend KRS 15.440 to require law enforcement agencies to possess policies regarding body-worn cameras; amend KRS 15.470 to allow use of funds to purchase body-worn cameras; amend KRS 42.726 to require the Commonwealth Office of Technology to assist law enforcement agencies in developing body-worn camera programs.
Index Headings of Original Version Local Mandate - Body-worn cameras, requirements
Criminal Procedure - Body-worn cameras, requirements
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Body-worn cameras, enforcement, requirements, use when serving warrants
Police, City and County - Body-worn cameras, requirements
Police, State - Body-worn cameras, requirements
Sheriffs - Body-worn cameras, requirements


  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
  • to Judiciary (S)

Last updated: 11/9/2023 2:52 PM (EST)