98RS HB223


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HB 223/LM (BR 1129) - E. Jordan, M. Bowling, T. Burch, J. Crenshaw, P. Hatcher Jr, M. Marzian, S. Nunn, K. Stein, J. Wayne

     AN ACT relating to abatement of buildings and properties used for criminal purposes.
     Establish KRS Chapter 233A and new sections thereof to provide a means of eliminating drug and gang facilities under procedures for abatement of nuisances, specify duties of Commonwealths and County Attorneys with regard thereto.


     HCS/LM - Strengthen requirement on notice to property owners prior to commencement of an abatement action; give property owner 45 days after receipt of notice to comply; delete provision relating to summary trial in such cases.
     HFA (1, E. Jordan) - Delete archaic legal language from the bill.

     Jan 9-introduced in House
     Jan 12-to Judiciary (H)
     Mar 5-posted in committee
     Mar 12-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 13-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for March 16, 1998
     Mar 17-3rd reading, passed 89-0 with Committee Substitute and floor amendment (1)
     Mar 18-received in Senate
     Mar 19-to Judiciary (S)

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