HB 455/CI (BR 1514) - J. Jenkins
AN ACT relating to offender registration and declaring an emergency.
Amend KRS 17.500, containing definitions for sex offender registration, to define "approved provider"; expand the definition of "criminal offense against a minor" to include unlawful transaction with a minor in the first degree, unlawful transaction with a minor in the second degree, stalking in the first degree, stalking in the second degree, and any offense involving a minor or depiction of a minor as set forth in KRS Chapter 531; expand the definition of "sex crime" to include a misdemeanor offense defined in KRS Chapter 510 where the victim and offender are of specified ages; define "sexual offender"; define "The Board" and "victim"; amend KRS 17.510, relating to the registration system for adults convicted of specified crimes, to permit the court or the official in charge of an offender's confinement upon release to notify the offender of the requirement to register; require foreign offenders moving to the Commonwealth to register in the county of residence; amend KRS 17.530, relating to authority to share information from registrants, to permit the cabinet to share information with the federal government; amend KRS 197.010, relating to penitentiaries, to include new definitions for "cabinet", "eligible sexual offenders", and "sexual offenders"; amend various sections to conform; apply provisions retroactively to specified persons; amend KRS 17.497, 17.564, 17.566, 17.568, 17.580, 197.440, 532.045, 532.050, 532.100, and 640.030 to conform; repeal KRS 17.540, KRS 17.550, and KRS 197.410; EMERGENCY.
Feb 14-introduced in House
Feb 15-to Judiciary (H)