KY HB454 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 23-0)
Status: Passed on April 10 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-04-10 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 142)
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #3) [PDF]


Create a new section of KRS 311.710 to 311.820 to prohibit an abortion on a pregnant woman that will result in the bodily dismemberment, crushing, or human vivisection of the unborn child when the probable post-fertilization age of the unborn child is 11 weeks or greater, except in the case of a medical emergency; amend KRS 311.990 to provide that a person who violates the prohibition is guilty of a Class D felony; EMERGENCY.

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AN ACT relating to the human rights of unborn children and declaring an emergency.


Roll Calls

2018-03-27 - House - House: Third Reading RCS# 419 (Y: 75 N: 13 NV: 0 Abs: 12) [PASS]
2018-03-22 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading W/SCS 1 RSN# 617 (Y: 31 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2018-03-22 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RSN# 617 (Y: 31 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2018-03-12 - House - House: Third Reading RCS# 270 (Y: 71 N: 11 NV: 0 Abs: 18) [PASS]


2018-04-10Housesigned by Governor (Acts, ch. 142)
2018-03-29Housedelivered to Governor
2018-03-29Houseenrolled, signed by President of the Senate
2018-03-29Houseenrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
2018-03-27Housepassed 75-13
2018-03-27HouseHouse concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
2018-03-27Houseposted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute
2018-03-27Housetaken from Rules (H)
2018-03-22Houseto Rules (H)
2018-03-22Housereceived in House
2018-03-22Senate3rd reading, passed 31-5 with Committee Substitute (1)
2018-03-22Senateplaced in the Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 22, 2018
2018-03-22Senatetaken from Rules (S)
2018-03-22Senatereported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1)
2018-03-21Senatereturned to Judiciary (S)
2018-03-21Senate2nd reading
2018-03-21Senatetaken from Judiciary (S)
2018-03-20Senatereturned to Judiciary (S)
2018-03-20Senate1st reading
2018-03-20Senatetaken from Judiciary (S)
2018-03-14Senateto Judiciary (S)
2018-03-13Senatereceived in Senate
2018-03-12Housepassed 71-11
2018-03-12Housefloor amendment (1) ruled out of order
2018-03-12House3rd reading
2018-03-09Houseposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 12, 2018
2018-03-08House2nd reading, to Rules
2018-03-07Housefloor amendment (1) filed
2018-03-07Housereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
2018-02-26Houseposted in committee
2018-02-26Houseto Judiciary (H)
2018-02-22Houseintroduced in House

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