Criminal Procedure


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

Alcoholic beverages, sale to underage persons, enhanced penalties

Animal cruelty, penalties, enhancement

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

Automatic transfer, modify provisions

Automatic transfer of children, consultation between county attorney and Commonwealth's attorney

Automatic transfer, remove provisions

Bail organizations, remove section

Behavioral health conditional dismissal program, eligible individuals, addition

Carjacking, require that person act without lawful authority

Charitable bail organizations, prohibition, certain offenses

Child sex dolls, intent to distribute, possession of more than one doll

Child sex dolls, prohibition

Children, public offense, mental health, treatment plan, procedure, establishment

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

Communications system to procure a minor for prohibited activities, enhanced penalties

Conditions of release, bail bonds, person subject to protective order, restrictions

Criminal conspiracy with a minor, same penalty

Criminal mischief, sections, removal

Criminal offenses, armed with a firearm, penalty enhancement

Cruelty to animals in the first degree, additional elements

Cruelty to animals in the first degree, forfeiture of animals

Death penalty, replacement with life imprisonment without parole

Distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor, parole eligibility

DNA, sample collection at arraignment, requirement

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

Drug overdose, person seeking help, arrest or probation or parole revocation, prohibition

Eligibility for probation and parole, offenses involving a firearm, limit

Evidence-based programs, requirement

Expungement, automatic process for eligible felony and misdemeanor convictions

Felony involving a firearm, age 15 or older, confinement in a juvenile facility

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

Felony involving firearm, transfer to Circuit Court, age 15 or older

Firearms, comprehensive regulation

Firearms, individuals in crisis, purchase or possession, voluntary prohibition, violations

Firearms, modified weapon, possession, under 21

Firearms, modified weapon, transfer, under 21

Fleeing and evading, amend

Fleeing or evading police in the first degree, penalty enhancement

Fleeing or evading police in the second degree, penalty enhancement

Harboring a vicious animal, incompetency to stand trial, hearing

Human trafficking, penalty enhancement

Human trafficking, victims, vacation of conviction

Impersonating a peace officer, firearm, penalty enhancement

Incest, sexual contact, Class D felony

Incest, sexual contact, under 12 years old, Class C felony

Incompetent to stand trial, mental condition, court-ordered exam

Indictment, judicial conduct, libel or slander, prohibition

Interference with a legislative proceeding in the first degree, Class A misdemeanor

Interference with a legislative proceeding in the second degree, Class B misdemeanor

Interrogation of children, requirements

Involuntary commitment, restore language from original bill

Juror pay, daily rate, increase

Juror pay, daily rate, trial, increase

Jury sentencing, criminal conviction, abolishment

Jury service, exemption, individuals age 70 or older

Juvenile proceedings, open to public

Law enforcement wiretap, compliance with federal law

Liability, shopkeepers, limitation

Local juvenile restorative justice advisory committee, requirement

Marijuana convictions, expungement

Misdemeanor expungement, automatic process

Money bail, restriction to certain high-risk defendants

Murder, inclusion of sale of fentanyl

Order of protection, workplace violence, requirements, establishment

Parent or guardian, attendance at court hearings, requirement

Penal Code Reform Task Force, membership, County Judge/Executive Association, addition

Penal Code Reform Task Force, membership, Magistrates and Commissioners Association, addition

Persistent felony offender, jury discretion for an enhanced penalty

Persistent felony offender, requirements

Possession of a handgun by a minor, enhanced penalty

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

Postincarceration supervision, attempted sex crimes

Postincarceration supervision, child pornography offenses

Postincarceration supervision, conviction for child pornography offenses

Postincarceration supervision, human trafficking

Probation and parole, prohibition, crimes committed with illegal firearms

Promoting contraband, deadly weapon, penalty enhancement

Promoting contraband, fentanyl, penalty enhancement

Promoting human trafficking, definition

Promoting human trafficking, penalty enhancement

Public offense petition, notice to school, requirement

Rape in the first degree, Class A felony

Rape in the third degree, position of authority or special trust, victim under 12, Class C felony

Rape, person in position of authority or special trust, enhanced penalty

Release from custody, operator's license, return

Sale of firearms, remove section

Sentence enhancement for violent felonies, removal

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

Sentencing for violent felonies, enhancement

Sex crime, definition, child sex doll offenses

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

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

Sex crime, participation in medroxyprogesterone acetate treatment

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

Sexual exploitation, computer-generated images

Sexual exploitation of minors, digitally altered images of minors

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

Sexual offenses, procuring minors through communications systems, penalty enhancement

Sodomy in the first degree, Class A felony

Sodomy in the fourth degree, repeal

Sodomy in the third degree, position of authority or special trust, victim under 12, Class C felony

Sodomy, person in position of authority or special trust, enhanced penalty

Theft by unlawful taking, venue

Theft of services, rental agreements, property

Thefts, aggregate timeframe, increase

Tobacco and other nicotine products, sale to or use by persons under 21, increased penalties

Torture of dog or cat, penalty, increase

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

Trespass, use of purple paint marks to provide notice

Unlawful camping, exempt sleeping in automobile

Unlawful camping provisions, deletion

Unlawful storage of a firearm, prohibition

Unlawfully providing a handgun to a minor, penalty enhancement

Violation of a protective order, removal from bill

Violation of order of protection, enhanced penalty, require violent conduct

Violence reduction program, participation as a condition of probation or parole

Violent offender, add qualifying offenses

Violent offender, arson offenses

Violent offender, attempted commission of violent offense

Violent offender, burglary offenses

Violent offender, change in qualifying offenses

Violent offender, Class C felony violation of wanton endangerment

Violent offender, conviction for child pornography offense

Violent offender, conviction for child pornography offenses

Violent offender, crimes committed while armed with a firearm

Violent offender, felony that causes death or serious physical inury

Violent offender, incest by sexual contact

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

Violent offender, promoting contraband, Class B felony violation

Violent offender statute, remove certain proposed changes

Violent offender, strangulation in the first degree

Wanton endangerment, enhanced penalty for discharging a firearm

Wanton endangerment in the first degree, discharge of a firearm, Class C felony violation

Youthful offender, offenses involving a firearm, Circuit Court transfer back to District Court


Last updated: 4/16/2024 4:33 PM (EDT)