House Bill 144

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Last Action 03/29/23: became law without Governor's Signature (Acts Ch. 126)
Title AN ACT relating to privacy.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 126
Bill Request Number 841
Sponsors J. Hodgson, J. Nemes, S. Baker, J. Bauman, D. Bentley, A. Bowling, K. Bratcher, S. Bratcher, J. Bray, E. Callaway, J. Calloway, J. Decker, S. Doan, R. Dotson, R. Duvall, D. Elliott, P. Flannery, K. Fleming, C. Freeland, J. Gooch Jr., D. Grossberg, D. Hale, M. Hart, R. Heath, S. Heavrin, T. Huff, M. Imes, K. Jackson, DJ Johnson, K. King, M. Lockett, S. Maddox, C. Massaroni, B. McCool, S. McPherson, A. Neighbors, J. Petrie, M. Proctor, F. Rabourn, S. Rawlings, R. Raymer, S. Rudy, S. Sharp, L. Swann, N. Tate, W. Thomas, J. Tipton, R. Webber, B. Wesley, R. White, W. Williams, N. Wilson, S. Witten
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 15 to define terms; provide protections from in-person access to private open land by law enforcement; require law enforcement to utilize body-worn cameras and audio devices while on private open land; provide exceptions.
Index Headings of Original Version Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Private property, privacy, protection
Property - In-person access, privacy, protection
Police, City and County - Private property, privacy, protection
Criminal Procedure - Private property, privacy, protection
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History


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  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
  • to Local Government (H)
  • taken from Local Government (H)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Local Government (H)
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1)
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 07, 2023
  • 3rd reading, passed 81-13 with Committee Substitute (1)
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
  • to Judiciary (S)
  • taken from Judiciary (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Judiciary (S)
  • taken from Judiciary (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Judiciary (S)
  • reported favorably, to Rules as a consent bill
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 16, 2023
  • 3rd reading, passed 37-0
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
  • filed without Governor's signature with the Secretary of State
  • became law without Governor's Signature (Acts Ch. 126)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; remove the requirement that officers need probable cause to enter land to dispatch crippled, distressed, dangerous, or invasive wildlife; exempt Kentucky conservation officers who enter private lands to conduct compliance checks or conduct surveillance based upon a reasonable suspicion or enter onto private lands if the boundaries are unfenced or unable to be reasonably identified.
Index Headings Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Conservation officer, private land, entry, compliance or reasonable suspicion
Property - Private land entry, conservation officers, compliance or reasonable suspicion

Last updated: 11/9/2023 3:03 PM (EST)