Senate Bill 224

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Last Action 02/11/21: to Judiciary (S)
Title AN ACT relating to sentencing by juries.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1714
Sponsor J. Schickel
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 532.055 to allow a jury to recommend that a Class D felony be designated and sentenced as a Class A misdemeanor if the jury finds that a felony conviction would be unduly harsh; amend KRS 532.080 to allow a jury to decide whether a person found to be a persistent felony offender should be sentenced to an increased term of imprisonment, rather than imposing automatic increases in sentencing.
Index Headings of Original Version Courts, Circuit - Jury determination, persistent felony offender, optional sentencing
Courts, Circuit - Jury determination, sentencing hearing, felony designated as misdemeanor
Crimes and Punishments - Juries, Class D felony designated as misdemeanor
Crimes and Punishments - Jury determination, persistent felony offender, optional sentencing
Juries and Jurors - Persistent felony offender, optional sentencing
Juries and Jurors - Sentencing hearing, felony designated as misdemeanor
Local Mandate - Sentencing hearing, felony designated as misdemeanor
Corrections Impact - Sentencing hearing, felony designated as misdemeanor

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02/10/21
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
02/11/21
  • to Judiciary (S)


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