Criminalizing rental damage | Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Criminalizing rental damage

Senate Bill Number: 

Senate Bill 11 makes damage of $500 or more to rental property a criminal offense.

Bill Sponsor(s): 
Sen. John Schickel & other Republicans

SB 11 was approved by the Senate Licensing & Occupations Committee and the full Senate, 28-8, on February 4. In the House, SB 11 was approved by the Licensing & Occupations Committee and the full House, 75-17, on March 5. On March 11, the Senate, on a 26-6 vote, concurred with House changes.

On March 24, Gov. Beshear vetoed SB 11. The House (74-18) and the Senate (28-8) voted to override the governor's veto of SB 11 on March 29.

 See how legislators voted.

KFTC's Position: 
KFTC Opposes