Marsy’s Law for Kentucky To Be Heard In House Committee

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Frankfort, Ky. (March 14, 2016) – This afternoon at 2:00 pm, Senate Bill 175—Marsy’s Law for Kentucky legislation—will be heard in the House Committee on Elections, Constitutional Amendments and Intergovernmental Affairs. The legislation passed the Senate earlier this month.

If passed in the House, Marsy’s Law for Kentucky would be on the ballot this November and allow Kentucky voters the opportunity to enact a Victims’ Bill of Rights into the state constitution. Kentucky is one of only 18 states that offers no constitutional rights for crime victims.

WHAT: House Committee on Elections, Constitutional Amendments and Intergovernmental Affairs Hearing on Marsy’s Law for Kentucky (Senate Bill 175)

WHO: Testimony will be provided by:
Kristena Morse, State Director, Marsy’s Law for Kentucky
Eileen Recktenwald, Executive Director, Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs

Kristena Morse will be available for interviews before and after the hearing.

WHEN: 2:00 pm on Monday, March 14, 2016

WHERE: Room 171 of the Capitol Annex