KY SB139 | 2016 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 28 2016 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2016-02-22 - recommitted to Health & Welfare (S)
Pending: Senate Health and Welfare Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [PDF]


Amend KRS 311.1953 to require the medical examiner or coroner to release identifying information and relevant postmortem examination results to the procurement organization if a decedent's body or part is medically suitable for transplantation or therapy; title the Act as Courtney's Law.

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AN ACT relating to organ donation.



2016-02-22Senaterecommitted to Health & Welfare (S)
2016-02-18Senatefloor amendment (1) filed
2016-02-11Senate2nd reading, to Rules
2016-02-10Senatereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
2016-02-01Senateto Health & Welfare (S)
2016-01-28Senateintroduced in Senate

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