Corrections Impact


Abortion, lethal fetal abnormality, decriminalization

Abortion, pregnancy, rape or incest, prohibition exception

Abortion, pregnancy result of rape or incest, decriminalization

Abortion, prior to viability, removal of criminal penalties

Aggravating circumstances, abuse of a corpse

Agricultural operation interference, Class B misdemeanor

Alcoholic Beverage Control, vintage distilled spirits licenses

Alcoholic beverages, omnibus bill, privileges and regulation

Alcoholic beverages, sale to underage persons, aid or assistance in, enhanced penalties

Arrest, interference with a legislative proceeding, requirement

Assault in the third degree, offense against person employed by or under contract with a hospital

Attorney providing legal assistance under KRS Chapter 31, accepting fees, penalty reduction

Background checks, private firearms sales and transfers

Banks and financial institutions, regulation

Campaign contributions, legislative agents, prohibition

Cannabis, constitutional amendment, limited possession and sale, decriminalization

Cannabis legalization, omnibus bill

Cannabis, personal use quantity, decriminalization

Cannabis, right to possess, use, or buy

Carjacking, creation of offense

Child sex dolls, prohibition

Class C or D felon, imprisonment in a local jail, discretionary

Consultant, failure to register, Class D felony

Coopers and red-tailed hawks, taking and possession, fines and penalties

Criminal conspiracy with a minor, same penalty

Criminal offenses, armed with a firearm, penalty enhancement

Crisis aversion and rights retention order, possession, prohibition

Cruelty to animals in the first degree, forfeiture of animals

Death penalty, replacement with life imprisonment without parole

Deep fake, dissemination, unlawful, exceptions

Deep fake, unlawful dissemination, criminal penalty

Department of Correction, administration of medroxyprogesterone acetate treatment

Department of Corrections, contracts to house state inmates

Department of Corrections, contracts to house state inmates, drug screening, removal

Department of Public Advocacy, duties of Public Advocate, employee salaries

Driving under the influence under the age of 21, penalties, enhancement

Employee voting leave, requirements for employers, penalties

E-poll book, election administration information system, tamper or destroy, penalty, Class D Felony

Excused in-person absentee voting, pregnant voters, requirements

Expungement rights, lack of motor vehicle insurance

Extreme risk protection order

Felony involving a fireare, age 15 or older, transfer back to District

Firearm storage, firearm theft, requirements

Firearm storage, requirement

Firearms, assault weapons, possession

Firearms, local regulation

Firearms, modified weapon, possession, under 21

Firearms, voluntary restriction list, violations

Firearms, waiting period

Fleeing or evading police in the first and second degrees, penalty enhancement

Hate crime, characteristics of victim

Hate crime, damages, penalty

Home incarceration, appeals process

Housing of inmates, contracts between counties, contract price

Human trafficking, signage, requirement, penalties

Incest, sexual contact

Individual-directed care, end of life

Intoxicating hemp products, driving under the influence, prohibition

Jails, medical services, provision

Knives longer than three inches in school, prohibition

Knowingly engaging in geoengineering activities, Class D felony, $500,000 civil penalty

Law enforcement wiretap, compliance with federal law

Legislative Ethics Commission, lobbying, use of taxdollars, penalties

Marijuana convictions, expungement

Marijuana inoxication, per se limit, creation

Misdemeanor marijuana convictions, expungement

Money bail, restriction to certain high-risk defendants

Mortgage loan companies and brokers, application and annual assessment

Motor vehicle inspections, fees, certified inspector number, electronic inspection form

Murder of a first, creation of offense

Murder of a first responder, creation of offense

Order of protection, workplace violence, requirements, establishment

Orders of protection, conviction for qualifying offense, issuance, duration

Ownership of real property, restrictions

Persistent felony offender, jury discretion for an enhanced penalty

Possession of a handgun by a minor, enhanced penalty

Possession of destructive or booby trap device, intent requirement, removal, penalty increase

Possession of matter protraying a sexual performance by a minor, computer-generated image

Postincarceration supervision, conviction for child pornography offenses

Postincarceration supervision, various offenses

Pregnancy resource centers, licensure

Pregnant inmates, midwifery or doula services

Pretrial release, controlled substances, referral for treatment

Pretrial release, mental health assessment, substance use disorder programs

Public agencies, public funds, use in lobbying, prohibition

Rape in the first degree, Class A felony

Registry of Election Finance, audits, records, failure to comply, penalty prescribed

Risk protection orders, firearms prohibitions

School property, weapons, sign notification requirement, removal, weapons prohibition, optional

Sentencing, consecutive indefinite terms of imprisonment, extended term, circumstances allowing

Sex crime

Sex crime, definition, distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor

Sex crimes against victim under 12 years old, capital offense

Sex crimes, penalties

Sex offender, social media use, display of full legal name

Sex offenders, residing within 3,000 feet of specific locations, prohibitions

Sexual exploitation of minors, inclusion of computer-generated image in definition of matter

Sexual extortion, Class C and D felony, elements

Sexual offenses

Sexually transmitted disease, testing, requirement

Sodomy in the fourth degree, repeal

Specialized treatment program for violent offenders, creation

State Board of Elections, recall election forms, provision

Statewide offices, ballot position

Theft of a motor vehicle, creation

Theft of services, rental agreements, property

Theft of wages, prohibition

Thefts, aggregate timeframe, increase

Torture of dog or cat, definitions

Torture of dog or cat, penalty, increase

Travel into the Commonwealth to engage in a sexual offense, Class D felony

Unlawful financial trade practices enforcement

Unlawful real estate service agreements

Unlawful storage of a firearm, prohibition

Use of unmanned aircraft systems, federal, state, and local law enforcement, exemption

Vintage distilled spirits, seller packate limit, penalties

Violent offender, Class C felony violation of wanton endangerment

Violent offender, offense involving use of a firearm or deadly weapon

Violent offender, various offenses


Last updated: 4/19/2024 7:10 PM (EDT)