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LEGISLATIVE ENDEAVORS

Legislation introduced 2011 Session by Senator Ray Jones
SB 57/LM/CI (BR 56) - R. Jones II, J. Higdon, J. Westwood

     AN ACT relating to shock probation
Amend KRS 439.265 to prohibit shock probation if the defendant has been convicted of either manslaughter or reckless homicide and also received a conviction for driving under the influence arising from the same incident.

  Jan 6-introduced in Senate
  Feb 1-to Judiciary (S)

Legislation introduced 2010 by Rep. Tom Riner
HB 15/LM/CI (BR 38) - T. Riner, T. Moore, D. Watkins

     AN ACT relating to shock probation.
     Amend KRS 439.265 to prohibit shock probation until either service of one year of imprisonment or completion of a comprehensive substance abuse treatment with supplemental character and education components; amend to allow victim's next-of-kin to consent in writing to granting shock probation to the defendant; provide for short title, "The Kentuckians against Drunk Driving Act."

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
     Sep 2-To: Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary
     Jan 5-introduced in House; to Judiciary (H)


Legislation introduced 2009 by Rep. Tom Riner

HB 192/LM/CI (BR 1230) - T. Riner, R. Henderson, B. Housman, T. Moore, T. Thompson

     AN ACT relating to shock probation.
     Amend KRS 439.265 to prohibit shock probation if the defendant has been convicted of both DUI and of violating KRS 507.040 or 507.050; provide for short title, "The Kentuckians against Drunk Driving Act."

HB 192 - AMENDMENTS

     HFA (1, T. Riner) - Replace shock probation prohibition with new provision prohibiting shock probation until either service of one year of imprisonment or completion of a comprehensive substance abuse treatment with supplemental character and education components.
     HFA (2, T. Riner) - Replace shock probation prohibition with new provision prohibiting shock probation until either service of one year of imprisonment or completion of a comprehensive substance abuse treatment with supplemental character and education components; amend to allow victim's next-of-kin to consent in writing to granting shock probation to the defendant.

     Feb 3-introduced in House
     Feb 4-to Judiciary (H)
     Feb 13-posted in committee
     Feb 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 24-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 25-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 26, 2009; floor amendment (2) filed
     Mar 2-3rd reading, passed 89-2 with floor amendment (2)
     Mar 3-received in Senate
     Mar 5-to Judiciary (S)


Legislation introduced  in 2008 by Senator Jack Westwood

SB 25/LM/CI (BR 380) - J. Westwood

     AN ACT relating to shock probation.
     Amend KRS 439.265 to prohibit shock probation if the defendant has been convicted of KRS 507.040 involving driving under the influence or KRS 507.050 involving driving under the influence.

SB 25 - AMENDMENTS

     SCS/LM/CI - Amend to require a conviction for DUI in regard to the shock probation prohibition.
     SFA (1, R. Jones II) - Amend to allow the victim's next of kin to consent in writing to a granting of shock probation.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
     Jan 8-introduced in Senate; to Judiciary (S)
     Jan 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Jan 25-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 1-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 6, 2008
     Feb 6-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Feb 7-3rd reading; floor amendment (1) defeated ; passed 25-11 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 8-received in House
     Feb 12-to Judiciary (H)
     Mar 26-discharge petition filed


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Video of  2009 House Judiciary Committee Meeting  (Debbie Moskwa speaks before the Committee

 

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