KY SB123 | 2022 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 27 2022 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2022-02-07 - to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
Pending: Senate Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Create a new section of KRS 311.710 to 311.830 to require a hospital or abortion provider to inform the parents about their right to determine the final disposition of the fetal remains after a spontaneous miscarriage or abortion; make parents electing a disposition method other than the customary method for that facility responsible for the costs of disposition; require the abortion provider or hospital to provide for final disposition of the fetal remains if the parents decline or do not make a determination, require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to promulgate a form through administrative regulation to document specified information for each spontaneous miscarriage or abortion; amend KRS 367.97501 to add fetal remains to the definition of "human remains," and exclude from the definition of "pathological waste."

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AN ACT relating to the dignified treatment of fetal remains.



2022-02-07Senateto Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
2022-01-27Senateto Committee on Committees (S)
2022-01-27Senateintroduced in Senate


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