Ky. Rev. Stat. § 514.030

Current through 2019 Ky. Acts ch. 202
Section 514.030 - Theft by unlawful taking or disposition - Penalties
(1) Except as otherwise provided in KRS 217.181, a person is guilty of theft by unlawful taking or disposition when he unlawfully:
(a) Takes or exercises control over movable property of another with intent to deprive him thereof; or
(b) Obtains immovable property of another or any interest therein with intent to benefit himself or another not entitled thereto.
(2) Theft by unlawful taking or disposition is a Class A misdemeanorunless:
(a) The property is a firearm (regardless of the value of the firearm), in which case it is a Class D felony;
(b) The property is anhydrous ammonia (regardless of the value of the ammonia), in which case it is a Class D felony unless it is proven that the person violated this section with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine in violation of KRS 218A.1432, in which case it is a Class B felony for the first offense and a Class A felony for each subsequent offense;
(c) The property is one (1) or more controlled substances valued collectively at less than ten thousand dollars ($10,000), in which case it is a Class D felony.
(d) The value of the property is five hundred dollars ($500) or more but less than ten thousand dollars ($10,000), in which case it is a Class D felony;
(e) The value of the property is ten thousand dollars ($10,000) or more but less than one million dollars ($1,000,000), in which case it is a Class C felony;
(f) The value of the property is one million dollars ($1,000,000) or more but less than ten million dollars ($10,000,000), in which case it is a Class B felony; or
(g) The value of the property is ten million dollars ($10,000,000) or more, in which case it is a Class B felony.
(3) Any person convicted under subsection (2)(g) of this section shall not be released on probation or parole until he or she has served at least fifty percent (50%) of the sentence imposed, any statute to the contrary notwithstanding.

KRS 514.030

Amended by 2013 Ky. Acts ch. TBD,§ 1, eff. 6/24/2013.

Effective:June 25, 2009 Amended 2009, Ky. Acts ch. 106, sec. 6, effectiveJune 25, 2009. -- Amended 2000, Ky. Acts ch. 233, sec. 8, effective July 14, 2000. -- Amended 1998, Ky. Acts ch. 301, sec. 9, effective July 15, 1998. -- Amended 1994 Ky. Acts ch. 314, sec. 2, effective July 15, 1994. - Amended 1992 Ky. Acts ch. 451, sec. 1, effective July 14, 1992. -- Created 1974 Ky. Acts ch. 406, sec. 119, effective January 1, 1975.