FRANKFORT, KY (FOX19) - The Kentucky House of Representatives is debating a bill to change drug laws in the state.
Senate Bill 5, otherwise known as, "The Heroin Bill," has a lot of support from lawmakers in Northern Kentucky as they continue to debate Monday morning in Frankfort.
What the bill would change:
- Increased prison sentence for dealers. Prisoners will be required to complete 50% of their sentence before given the option of parole.
- Traffickers could be charged with homicide.
- Naloxone, a drug that helps revive a person during an overdose, will be more available to first responders.