Legislative Update 2/3/16

Below are the legislative priorities of our state coalitions; Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs and Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

SB 63 Eliminate the Backlog of Unprocessed Sexual Assault Evidence Kits and Create Policies on Submitting Kits

HB 41 Leasing Protection for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Victims

HB 56 Address Confidentiality Expansion

HB 96 Require Counsel for Initial Temporary Removal Hearings

HB 109 & SB 60 Allow Prosecution of Perpetrators for a "continuing course of conduct" of sex crimes

HB110 Combat “Revenge Porn”

HB 141 Recognize the Lethality of Strangulation

HB 229 Amendment to Allow Concurrent Jurisdiction to Attorney General in Human Trafficking Investigations and Prosecutions

For more information go to: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/