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2021 KY H.B. 562

Title - AN ACT relating to law enforcement background investigations.

Law Number - 2021 KY H.B. 562

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Creates a method for law enforcement agencies to request disciplinary records from other agencies where the applicant has previously been employed,requires applicants to consent to disclosure of prior records,requires the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council ...

Creates a method for law enforcement agencies to request disciplinary records from other agencies where the applicant has previously been employed,requires applicants to consent to disclosure of prior records,requires the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council to administer the program and develop forms.

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2021 KY H.B. 568

Title - AN ACT relating to peace officer certification.

Law Number - 2021 KY H.B. 568

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Removes the requirement that all mandatory training obligations must be completed for peace officers with certain law enforcement experience,requires that peace officers qualified for basic training credit meet minimum qualifications,establishes the proce...

Removes the requirement that all mandatory training obligations must be completed for peace officers with certain law enforcement experience,requires that peace officers qualified for basic training credit meet minimum qualifications,establishes the procedure for certification reporting of peace officers who have certain law enforcement experience,waives the requirement for completing a basic training course within one year of employment for those peace officers who have received a basic training.

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2021 KY S.B. 283

Title - AN ACT relating to public protection.

Law Number - 2021 KY S.B. 283

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Limits circumstances in which a warrant may be issued authorizing entry without notice,requires creation of a warrant application form,requires reporting of data on warrants authorizing entry without notice,requires 10-second pause after announcing the pr...

Limits circumstances in which a warrant may be issued authorizing entry without notice,requires creation of a warrant application form,requires reporting of data on warrants authorizing entry without notice,requires 10-second pause after announcing the presence of law enforcement officers prior to entering premises to serve a warrant,requires use of body-worn cameras by law enforcement officers serving warrants,creates processes for enforcement.

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2021 KY H.B. 562

Title - AN ACT relating to law enforcement background investigations.

Law Number - 2021 KY H.B. 562

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Creates a method for law enforcement agencies to request disciplinary records from other agencies where the applicant has previously been employed,requires applicants to consent to disclosure of prior records,requires the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council ...

Creates a method for law enforcement agencies to request disciplinary records from other agencies where the applicant has previously been employed,requires applicants to consent to disclosure of prior records,requires the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council to administer the program and develop forms.

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2021 KY H.B. 568

Title - AN ACT relating to peace officer certification.

Law Number - 2021 KY H.B. 568

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Removes the requirement that all mandatory training obligations must be completed for peace officers with certain law enforcement experience,requires that peace officers qualified for basic training credit meet minimum qualifications,establishes the proce...

Removes the requirement that all mandatory training obligations must be completed for peace officers with certain law enforcement experience,requires that peace officers qualified for basic training credit meet minimum qualifications,establishes the procedure for certification reporting of peace officers who have certain law enforcement experience,waives the requirement for completing a basic training course within one year of employment for those peace officers who have received a basic training.

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2021 KY S.B. 283

Title - AN ACT relating to public protection.

Law Number - 2021 KY S.B. 283

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Limits circumstances in which a warrant may be issued authorizing entry without notice,requires creation of a warrant application form,requires reporting of data on warrants authorizing entry without notice,requires 10-second pause after announcing the pr...

Limits circumstances in which a warrant may be issued authorizing entry without notice,requires creation of a warrant application form,requires reporting of data on warrants authorizing entry without notice,requires 10-second pause after announcing the presence of law enforcement officers prior to entering premises to serve a warrant,requires use of body-worn cameras by law enforcement officers serving warrants,creates processes for enforcement.

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2021 KY S.B. 263

Title - AN ACT relating to body-worn cameras.

Law Number - 2021 KY S.B. 263

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Requires officers to activate body-worn cameras when engaged in law enforcement activity,establishes rebuttable presumptions in investigative or legal proceedings regarding unrecorded conduct or statements,provides for release of recordings in specific ci...

Requires officers to activate body-worn cameras when engaged in law enforcement activity,establishes rebuttable presumptions in investigative or legal proceedings regarding unrecorded conduct or statements,provides for release of recordings in specific circumstances and allow waiver of privacy concerns,requires law enforcement agencies to possess policies regarding body-worn cameras.

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2021 KY S.B. 263

Title - AN ACT relating to body-worn cameras.

Law Number - 2021 KY S.B. 263

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Requires officers to activate body-worn cameras when engaged in law enforcement activity,establishes rebuttable presumptions in investigative or legal proceedings regarding unrecorded conduct or statements,provides for release of recordings in specific ci...

Requires officers to activate body-worn cameras when engaged in law enforcement activity,establishes rebuttable presumptions in investigative or legal proceedings regarding unrecorded conduct or statements,provides for release of recordings in specific circumstances and allow waiver of privacy concerns,requires law enforcement agencies to possess policies regarding body-worn cameras.

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2021 KY S.B. 254

Title - AN ACT relating to preserving the right of Kentuckians to own and use firearms and declaring an emergency.

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State legislative findings,declares that all federal laws and regulations commandeering state or local law enforcement to enforce federal restrictions of firearms are invalid and of no effect in Kentucky and that the General Assembly has the duty to enact...

State legislative findings,declares that all federal laws and regulations commandeering state or local law enforcement to enforce federal restrictions of firearms are invalid and of no effect in Kentucky and that the General Assembly has the duty to enact all measures to prevent their enforcement,that the General Assembly has the duty to protect and defend the state and federal constitutions,that proposed presidential actions relating to the acquisition, possession, and use of firearms.

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2021 KY S.B. 254

Title - AN ACT relating to preserving the right of Kentuckians to own and use firearms and declaring an emergency.

Law Number - 2021 KY S.B. 254

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State legislative findings,declares that all federal laws and regulations commandeering state or local law enforcement to enforce federal restrictions of firearms are invalid and of no effect in Kentucky and that the General Assembly has the duty to enact...

State legislative findings,declares that all federal laws and regulations commandeering state or local law enforcement to enforce federal restrictions of firearms are invalid and of no effect in Kentucky and that the General Assembly has the duty to enact all measures to prevent their enforcement,that the General Assembly has the duty to protect and defend the state and federal constitutions,that proposed presidential actions relating to the acquisition, possession, and use of firearms.

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2021 KY H.B. 483

Title - AN ACT relating to the investment of funds by the Kentucky Retirement Systems’ and County Employees Retirement System’s boards of trustees.

Law Number - 2021 KY H.B. 483

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Limits the amount of assets that the boards of trustees may invest in alternative investments to not more than 25 percent of the assets in the pension and insurance funds of the State Police Retirement System, the Kentucky Employees Retirement System, and...

Limits the amount of assets that the boards of trustees may invest in alternative investments to not more than 25 percent of the assets in the pension and insurance funds of the State Police Retirement System, the Kentucky Employees Retirement System, and the County Employees Retirement System, respectively.

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2021 KY H.B. 483

Title - AN ACT relating to the investment of funds by the Kentucky Retirement Systems’ and County Employees Retirement System’s boards of trustees.

Law Number - 2021 KY H.B. 483

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Limits the amount of assets that the boards of trustees may invest in alternative investments to not more than 25 percent of the assets in the pension and insurance funds of the State Police Retirement System, the Kentucky Employees Retirement System, and...

Limits the amount of assets that the boards of trustees may invest in alternative investments to not more than 25 percent of the assets in the pension and insurance funds of the State Police Retirement System, the Kentucky Employees Retirement System, and the County Employees Retirement System, respectively.

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