Senate Bill 80

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/22/21: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 73)
Title AN ACT relating to peace officers.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 188
Sponsors D. Carroll, C. Embry Jr., M. Nemes, D. Yates
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 15.391 to amend the definition of "professional malfeasance" and "professional nonfeasance"; add grounds for the revocation of peace officer certification; provide that the council may impose any reasonable condition upon the reinstatement of certification and provide subpoena power to the council; amend KRS 15.392 to remove reference to KRS 15.386; create a new section of KRS Chapter 15 to allow law enforcement agencies to make an offer of conditional employment pending an investigation into the applicants certification status and former employment conduct; create a new section of KRS Chapter 15 to require the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council to provide information on an officer's certification status to an out-of-state law enforcement agency.
Index Headings of Original Version Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Peace officer, conditional offer of employment
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Peace officer, certification, revocation
Police, City and County - Peace officer, conditional offer of employment
Police, City and County - Peace officer, certification, revocation
Police, State - Peace officer, conditional offer of employment
Police, State - Peace officer, certification, revocation
Cities - Peace officer, conditional offer of employment
Cities - Peace officer, certification, revocation
Counties - Peace officer, conditional offer of employment
Counties - Peace officer, certification, revocation
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
House Floor Amendment 3
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/06/21
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
01/11/21
  • to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
02/04/21
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
02/09/21
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/10/21
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 11, 2021
02/11/21
  • 3rd reading, passed 28-0
02/22/21
  • received in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
02/23/21
  • to Judiciary (H)
02/25/21
  • reassigned to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (H)
03/01/21
  • posted in committee
03/03/21
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/04/21
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 5, 2021
03/11/21
  • floor amendment (1) filed
03/12/21
  • floor amendments (2) and (3) filed
  • 3rd reading, passed 91-0 with floor amendment (1)
03/15/21
  • received in Senate
  • to Rules (S)
  • posted for passage for concurrence in House floor amendment (1) for Tuesday, March 16, 2021
03/16/21
  • Senate concurred in House floor amendment (1)
  • Bill passed 33-0
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
03/22/21
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 73)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor D. Meade
Summary Retain original provisions; amend KRS 15.440 to remove the requirement that all mandatory training obligations must be completed for peace officers with certain law enforcement experience; amend KRS 15.382 to require that peace officers qualified for basic training credit meet minimum qualifications; amend KRS 15.386, 15.388, 15.392, and 15.400 to establish the procedure for certification reporting of peace officers who have certain law enforcement experience; amend KRS 15.404 to waive the requirement for completing a basic training course within one year of employment for those peace officers who have received a basic training credit approved by the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council.
Index Headings Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Certification, qualifications, training
Police, City and County - Certification, qualifications, training
Police, State - Certification, qualifications, training

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor N. Kulkarni
Summary Retain original provisions; create a new section of KRS Chapter 15 to impose a duty on peace officers to intervene to prevent or stop another officer from using physical force that will cause unlawful serious physical injury, death, or deprivation of civil rights; impose a duty to provide or obtain emergency medical assistance; require reporting of intervention; provide administrative and legal protections.
Index Headings Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Duty to intervene, reporting requirements, legal and administrative
Police, City and County - Duty to intervene, reporting requirements, legal and administrative
Police, State - Duty to intervene, reporting requirements, legal and administrative

Amendment House Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor N. Kulkarni
Summary Retain original provisions; amend KRS 15.520 to define "deadly incident"; amend KRS 15.440 to require law enforcement agencies to adopt a written policy for mandatory drug testing of officers after the discharge of a firearm or deadly incident; amend KRS 15.512 to conform.
Index Headings Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Policies and procedures, mandatory drug testing, deadly incident
Police, City and County - Policies and procedures, mandatory drug testing, deadly incident
Police, State - Policies and procedures, mandatory drug testing, deadly incident

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