KY HB159 | 2024 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 11-0)
Status: Passed on March 26 2024 - 100% progression
Action: 2024-03-26 - signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Create a new section of KRS Chapter 311 to define "health care provider" and "health services"; establish that health care providers are immune from criminal liability for harm arising from a health services-related act or omission other than gross negligence or wanton, willful, malicious, or intentional misconduct.

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AN ACT relating to immunity from criminal liability for health care providers.


Roll Calls

2024-03-22 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RSN# 3033 (Y: 37 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2024-02-08 - House - House: Third Reading RCS# 90 (Y: 94 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]


2024-03-26Housesigned by Governor
2024-03-25Housedelivered to Governor
2024-03-25Houseenrolled, signed by President of the Senate
2024-03-25Houseenrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
2024-03-25Housereceived in House
2024-03-22Senate3rd reading, passed 37-0
2024-03-21Senatepassed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
2024-03-15Senatepassed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
2024-03-14Senateposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 15, 2024
2024-03-01Senate2nd reading, to Rules
2024-02-29Senatereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
2024-02-16Senateto Judiciary (S)
2024-02-09Senateto Committee on Committees (S)
2024-02-09Senatereceived in Senate
2024-02-08House3rd reading, passed 94-0 with Floor Amendment (1)
2024-02-06Housefloor amendment (1) filed
2024-02-05Houseposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 06, 2024
2024-02-01House2nd reading, to Rules
2024-01-31Housereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
2024-01-30Houseto Judiciary (H)
2024-01-04Houseto Committee on Committees (H)
2024-01-04Houseintroduced in House


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