Senate Bill 31

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Last Action 03/17/22: recommitted to Judiciary (S)
Title AN ACT relating to pretrial release.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Additional Fiscal Impact Statements Exist
Bill Request Number 1210
Sponsor B. Storm
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 431.066 and 431.520 to require that conditions of pretrial release for a person released on an unsecured bond be the least restrictive to reasonably mitigate the risk of flight or danger to others.
Index Headings of Original Version Bail and Pretrial Release - Pretrial release; conditions
Corrections Impact - Pretrial release; conditions
Local Mandate - Pretrial release; conditions
Criminal Procedure - Pretrial release; conditions
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
Senate Floor Amendment 1

Actions

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01/04/22
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
01/06/22
  • to Judiciary (S)
02/17/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
02/18/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
03/17/22
  • recommitted to Judiciary (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statements Corrections Impact to Senate Committee Substitute 1
Local Mandate to Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; further amend KRS 431.066 and 431.520 to allow delays for forensic testing of any evidence; include limits on the duration of pretrial detention based upon the seriousness of the offenses charged; remove the requirement that danger to a specific person be demonstrated.
Index Headings Courts - Pretrial release, conditions, delays, forensic testing
Criminal Procedure - Pretrial release, conditions, delays, forensic testing
Police, State - Forensic laboratory, testing before pretrial release, conditions
Bail and Pretrial Release - Conditions and delays, forensic testing
Corrections Impact - Pretrial release, conditions, delays, forensic testing
Local Mandate - Pretrial release, conditions, delays, forensic testing

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor B. Storm
Summary Amends sections (1) and (2) of the bill to allow pretrial release of a defendant who has previously been found to represent an imminent risk of serious physical harm if at a later hearing the court finds that conditons of release will mitigate that risk.
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Pretrial release, conditions of
Criminal Procedure - Pretrial release, conditions of

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