Kentucky Revised Statutes Title L. Kentucky Penal Code § 527.110. Unlawfully providing handgun to juvenile or permitting juvenile to possess handgun

(1)  A person is guilty of unlawfully providing a handgun to a juvenile or permitting a juvenile to possesses a handgun when he:

(a) Intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly provides a handgun, with or without remuneration, in violation of KRS 527.040 , 527.100 , or 600.020 to any person he knows or has reason to believe is under the age of eighteen (18) years;  or

(b) Is the parent or legal guardian of a juvenile and intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly provides a handgun to the juvenile or permits the juvenile to possess a handgun knowing that there is a substantial risk that the juvenile will use a handgun to commit a felony offense;  or, with knowledge that the juvenile has been convicted of a crime of violence as defined in KRS 439.3401 or has been adjudicated a public offender of an offense which would constitute a crime of violence as defined in KRS 439.3401 , provides a handgun to that juvenile.

(2)  Unlawfully providing a hand gun to a juvenile or permitting a juvenile to possess a handgun is a Class D felony.


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