(1) A person is guilty of criminal solicitation when, with the intent of promoting or facilitating the commission of a crime, he commands or encourages another person to engage in specific conduct which would constitute that crime or an attempt to commit that crime or which would establish the other’s complicity in its commission or attempted commission.
(2) A criminal solicitation is a:

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes 506.030

  • Capital offense: A crime punishable by death.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.

(a) Class C felony when the crime solicited is a violation of KRS 521.020 or
521.050;
(b) Class B felony when the crime solicited is a Class A felony or capital offense; (c) Class C felony when the crime solicited is a Class B felony;
(d) Class A misdemeanor when the crime solicited is a Class C or D felony; (e) Class B misdemeanor when the crime solicited is a misdemeanor.
Effective: July 15, 1994
History: Amended 1994 Ky. Acts ch. 477, sec. 3, effective July 15, 1994. — Created
1974 Ky. Acts ch. 406, sec. 51, effective January 1, 1975.