House Bill 207

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/28/24: signed by Governor (Acts Ch.15)
Title AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 15
Current/Final
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Additional Fiscal Impact Statements Exist
Bill Request Number 1390
Sponsors S. Dietz, B. Chester-Burton, J. Decker, D. Elliott, M. Lockett, K. Moser, A. Neighbors, R. Palumbo, S. Rawlings, P. Stevenson, N. Wilson
Summary of Enacted Version Amends KRS 17.500 to include distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor in the definition of “sex crime”; amends KRS 531.010 to define “child sex doll,” “computer,” “computer-generated image,” and “identifiable person”; creates a new section of KRS 531.300 to 531.370 to provide that in a prosecution where the offense involves material portraying a computer-generated image of a minor, the Commonwealth shall not be required to prove the actual identity or age of the computer-generated minor, or that the minor exists; creates new sections of KRS 531.310 to 531.370 to prohibit the possession, trafficking, importing, and promoting the use of a child sex doll; amends KRS 531.320, 531.335, 531.340, 531.350, and 531.360 to include computer-generated images of a minor as an element of those offenses; and amends KRS 531.330 to provide that in a prosecution where the offense involves a computer-generated image that used an actual minor as the source, the presumption of minority shall be based on the age of the actual minor.
Legislative History
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 531.300 to define "child sex doll" and "traffic"; create new sections of KRS 531.310 to 531.370 to prohibit the possession, trafficking, importing, and advancing of a child sex doll; make technical corrections; amend KRS 531.010 and 531.340 to conform.
Index Headings of Original Version Crimes and Punishments - Child sex dolls, prohibition
Corrections Impact - Child sex dolls, prohibition
Local Mandate - Child sex dolls, prohibition
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
House Floor Amendment 1
Senate Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/09/24
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
01/23/24
  • to Judiciary (H)
01/24/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
01/25/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • recommitted to Judiciary (H)
01/26/24
  • taken from Judiciary (H)
  • returned to Rules (H)
01/30/24
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
01/31/24
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 01, 2024
02/05/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 93-0 with Committee Substitute (1) and Floor Amendment (1)
02/06/24
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
02/16/24
  • to Judiciary (S)
02/29/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
03/01/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/05/24
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 06, 2024
03/06/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
03/07/24
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
03/25/24
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
03/27/24
  • House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
  • passed 96-0
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
03/28/24
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch.15)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statements Corrections Impact to House Committee Substitute 1
Local Mandate to House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except amend KRS 17.500 to include distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor in the definition of "sex crime"; amend KRS 531.010 to define "child sex doll," "computer-generated image," and "digitization"; amend definitions of "matter" and "private erotic matter"; amend trafficking and importing of a child sex doll sections to provide that any person who has more than one child sex doll shall be rebuttably presumed to have that child sex doll with the intent to distribute it; amend KRS 531.320, 531.340, 531.350, 531.360, and 531.370 to include digitization of a minor as an element of those offenses; amend KRS 531.330 to provide that in a prosecution where the offense involves a digitization that used an actual minor as the source, the presumption of minority shall be based on the age of the actual minor; create a new section of KRS 531.300 to 531.370 to provide that in a prosecution where the offense involves material portraying a digitization of a minor, the Commonwealth shall not be required to prove the actual identity or age of the digitized minor, or that the minor exists.
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Child sex dolls, intent to distribute, possession of more than one doll
Crimes and Punishments - Sex crime, definition, distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance
Crimes and Punishments - Sexual exploitation of minors, digitally altered images of minors
Criminal Procedure - Child sex dolls, intent to distribute, possession of more than one doll
Criminal Procedure - Sex crime, definition, distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance
Criminal Procedure - Sexual exploitation of minors, digitally altered images of minors
Obscenity and Pornography - Sexual exploitation of minors, digitally altered images of minors
Children and Minors - Sexual exploitation of minors, digitally altered images of minors
Local Mandate - Sexual exploitation of minors
Corrections Impact - Sex crime

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor S. Dietz
Summary Retain original provisions, except amend KRS 17.500 to include possession of a child sex doll, trafficking a child sex doll, importing a child sex doll, and permitting or promoting the use of a child sex doll in the definition of "sex crime."
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Sex crime, definition, child sex doll offenses
Criminal Procedure - Sex crime, definition, child sex doll offenses

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, except amend KRS 531.010 to define "identifiable person," "computer," and "computer-generated image"; remove definition of "digitization"; amend KRS 531.335 to include computer-generated images of minors.
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor, computer-generated image
Crimes and Punishments - Sexual exploitation, computer-generated images
Criminal Procedure - Possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor, computer-generated image
Criminal Procedure - Sexual exploitation, computer-generated images
Obscenity and Pornography - Possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor, computer-generated image
Obscenity and Pornography - Sexual exploitation, computer-generated images
Children and Minors - Possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor, computer-generated image
Children and Minors - Sexual exploitation, computer-generated images
Corrections Impact - Possession of matter protraying a sexual performance by a minor, computer-generated image
Local Mandate - Sexual exploitation, computer-generated images

Last updated: 7/10/2024 7:22 AM (EDT)