(1) A person is guilty of criminal falsification of a medical record when he or she knowingly and unlawfully falsifies, alters, or creates a medical record for the purpose of obtaining or attempting to obtain a controlled substance with intent to violate this chapter.
(2) Any person who violates any subsection of this section shall be guilty of a Class D

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes 218A.324

  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Person: means individual, corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other legal entity. See Kentucky Statutes 218A.010
  • Second or subsequent offense: means that for the purposes of this chapter an offense is considered as a second or subsequent offense, if, prior to his or her conviction of the offense, the offender has at any time been convicted under this chapter, or under any statute of the United States, or of any state relating to substances classified as controlled substances or counterfeit substances, except that a prior conviction for a nontrafficking offense shall be treated as a prior offense only when the subsequent offense is a nontrafficking offense. See Kentucky Statutes 218A.010
  • Violate: includes failure to comply with. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010

felony for the first offense and a Class C felony for a second or subsequent offense.
Effective: June 26, 2007
History: Created 2007 Ky. Acts ch. 124, sec. 7, effective June 26, 2007.