Updated July 18, 2022
The Kentucky Legislative Research Commission is required by
KRS 7.131 to maintain the official version of the
Kentucky Revised Statutes in an electronic database.
KRS 7.132(1) provides that the Commission may designate particular versions of the
Kentucky Revised Statutes as certified versions under certain conditions.
KRS 7.138(2), only texts from the official version or a certified version of the
Kentucky Revised Statutes may be submitted or cited by a party or relied upon by a court or an administrative officer or body in judicial and administrative proceedings.
KRS may be used as an abbreviation for "Kentucky Revised Statutes" under
Two printed editions of the
Kentucky Revised Statutes have been designated as certified versions by action of the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission.The publishers of these two certified versions are: