§ 439.177 Parole privileges for certain misdemeanants — Duties of sentencing judge
§ 439.179 Release of misdemeanants — Purposes for which permitted — Earnings of prisoner, records, and disposition — Authority of District Judge, jailer
§ 439.250 Definitions for KRS 439.250 to 439.560
§ 439.265 Shock probation in felony conviction — Procedure — Exclusions — Comprehensive sex offender presentence evaluation — Exercise of authority
§ 439.267 Shock probation in misdemeanor convictions — Procedure — Exercise of authority — Availability for sexual offenders
§ 439.310 Administration of probation and parole laws
§ 439.3101 Administrative regulations requiring supervision and treatment in accordance with evidence-based practices
§ 439.3102 Training and professional development for department personnel concerning implementation of evidence-based practices
§ 439.3103 Annual report on efforts to implement evidence-based practices to reduce recidivism
§ 439.3104 Duties of department concerning risk and needs assessment instrument
§ 439.3105 Administrative caseload supervision program for supervised offenders — Administrative regulations
§ 439.3106 Sanctions supervised individuals are subject to
§ 439.3107 System of graduated sanctions for violations of conditions of community supervision — Administrative regulations
§ 439.3108 Modification of conditions of community supervision — Department to reimburse local correctional or detention facilities or residential centers — Imposition of graduated sanctions
§ 439.3109 Quarterly review of recommended confinement sanctions
§ 439.3110 Pregnancy release conditions for eligible persons reasonably believed to have a substance use disorder
§ 439.315 Payment of fee by released person — Amount — Waiver of payment — Applicable to persons released by county containing a city of the first class or urban-county government
§ 439.320 Parole board — Members’ qualifications, terms, compensation — Chairperson — Administrative regulations — Quorum
§ 439.330 Duties of board
§ 439.331 Risk and needs assessment of criminal risk factors of parole-eligible inmates
§ 439.335 Scientific means of personality analysis to be used to establish level, intensity, terms, and conditions of supervision
§ 439.340 Parole of prisoners confined in adult penal or correctional institutions, halfway houses, and reentry centers
§ 439.3401 Parole for violent offenders — Applicability of section to victim of domestic violence or abuse — Time of offense — Prohibition against award of credit
§ 439.3402 Exemption from KRS 439.3401 for victims of domestic violence and abuse — Procedures — Effect
§ 439.3403 Reconsideration of parole of inmate given deferment or serve-out longer than sixty months — Exceptions — Hearings
§ 439.3405 Parole of prisoners with documented terminal medical conditions — Hearing
§ 439.3406 Mandatory reentry supervision six months prior to projected completion date of inmate’s sentence for inmate not granted discretionary parole — Exceptions — Terms of supervision — No credit for time absconding — Report
§ 439.3407 Conditional parole of state inmates to be served in local correctional facility, county jail, or reentry center — Administrative regulations — Work release
§ 439.3408 Department to approve any acceptable housing for parolees
§ 439.341 Preliminary revocation hearings of probation, parole, and postincarceration supervision violators
§ 439.342 Retention of prisoner on parole
§ 439.344 Effect of parole time on sentence — Exceptions
§ 439.345 Compliance credits for eligible parolees — Definitions — Administrative regulations
§ 439.346 Prisoner paroled or under postincarceration supervision subject to orders of board
§ 439.348 Paroled prisoner under supervision of department — Cessation
§ 439.352 Recommitment of parolee — Effect
§ 439.354 Final discharge of paroled prisoner — Conditions
§ 439.356 Final discharge — Effect
§ 439.358 Final discharge provisions — Application
§ 439.370 Commonwealth’s attorney to cause to be transmitted to the institution a concise statement of facts adduced at trial or hearing
§ 439.380 Prison officials to furnish members of board with access to prisoner, facilities for communicating with prisoner, reports and other facts
§ 439.390 Board may issue subpoenas — Penalty for false testimony or failure to comply with subpoena — Circuit Court may compel the attendance of witnesses, production of documents and giving of testimony before board
§ 439.410 Board’s order to be sufficient authority to officer in charge of state penal institution to release from custody paroled or conditionally released prisoner
§ 439.420 Person out on parole not to be required to wear regulation dress of penitentiary
§ 439.430 Parole officer may arrest parolee or person subject to postincarceration supervision, when — Detention — Report to commissioner — Return of prisoner to prison — Prisoner for whose return a warrant has been issued to be deemed a fugitive from jus
§ 439.440 Prisoner returned to prison for violation of release to be heard by board — Time
§ 439.450 Board to make investigation and report to Governor
§ 439.470 Powers and duties of commissioner
§ 439.480 Duties of probation and parole officers
§ 439.483 Training of probation and parole officers regarding sexual offender registration laws — Necessary documents
§ 439.485 Probation and parole officer’s position considered hazardous duty for retirement purposes
§ 439.500 Prohibited activities of probation and parole officers
§ 439.510 Information obtained by probation or parole officer to be privileged — Exception
§ 439.540 Powers of department
§ 439.550 Probation by District Court — Supervision by Department of Corrections, or by adult misdemeanant probation and work release agency of urban-county government
§ 439.551 Graduated sanctions for probation violations — Administrative regulations
§ 439.552 Early termination of probation — Administrative regulations
§ 439.553 Judicial determination of conditions of community supervision
§ 439.555 Conditional release of certain prisoners
§ 439.561 Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision
§ 439.562 Kentucky Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision — Membership — Meetings – Reimbursement — Administrative regulations.
§ 439.563 Restitution as condition of parole — Board order — Effect on length of parole
§ 439.570 Persons accepted for supervision under compact subject to arrest and detention — Notice to sending state — Applicability of supervision fee and of drug testing and substance abuse treatment fee
§ 439.575 Prerelease probation of inmates program
§ 439.580 Definitions for KRS 439.590 to 439.630
§ 439.590 Community residential correctional centers
§ 439.600 Extension of limits of place of confinement — Conditions
§ 439.610 Conduct constituting escape from custody
§ 439.620 Employment for prisoner — Considerations in securing
§ 439.630 Scope of commissioner’s authority
§ 439.640 Vocational training program for prisoners — Eligibility for compensation — Commissioner to recommend regulations
§ 439.650 Definitions for KRS 439.650 to 439.657
§ 439.651 Reentry drug supervision pilot program — Duration — Elements — Evaluation — Reports — Administrative regulations
§ 439.652 Administration and oversight of pilot program — Reentry team members, training, and functions — Confidentiality of proceedings — Exception
§ 439.653 Referral of inmates or parolees to pilot program — Substance abuse assessments — Factors to be considered — Conditions of referral
§ 439.654 Structure and content of pilot program
§ 439.655 Suspension from and resumption of pilot program participation
§ 439.656 Effect of failure of participant to complete pilot program through no fault of his or her own
§ 439.657 Voluntary termination from pilot program
§ 439.990 Penalties

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes > Chapter 439

  • Action: includes all proceedings in any court of this state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attorney: means attorney-at-law. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Capital offense: A crime punishable by death.
  • Case plan: means an individualized accountability and behavior change strategy for supervised individuals that:
    (a) Targets and prioritizes the specific criminal risk factors of the individual based upon his or her assessment results. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • City: includes town. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: may extend and be applied to any corporation, company, partnership, joint stock company, or association. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Domestic: when applied to a corporation, partnership, business trust, or limited liability company, means all those incorporated or formed by authority of this state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Evidence-based practices: means policies, procedures, programs, and practices proven by scientific research to reliably produce reductions in recidivism when implemented competently. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Federal: refers to the United States. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Graduated sanction: means any of a wide range of accountability measures and programs for supervised individuals, including but not limited to electronic monitoring. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means calendar month. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Supervised individual: means an individual placed on probation by a court or
    serving a period of parole or post-release supervision from prison or jail. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Treatment: when used in a criminal justice context, means targeted interventions that focus on criminal risk factors in order to reduce the likelihood of criminal behavior. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • validated risk and needs assessment: means an actuarial tool scientifically proven to determine a person's risk to reoffend and criminal risk factors, that when properly addressed, can reduce that person's likelihood of committing future criminal behavior. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Victim Impact Statement: A written or spoken statement by the victim or his or her representative about the physical, emotional, and financial impact of a crime on the victim. The statement is given to the court before sentencing.
  • Violate: includes failure to comply with. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Year: means calendar year. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010