KY SB83 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 7 2021 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2021-02-24 - floor amendment (3) filed
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Create new sections of KRS Chapter 344 to define terms; prohibit discrimination against medical care providers who decline to perform procedures that violate their conscience; grant providers the right not to participate in or pay for services that violate their conscience; exempt providers from liability for exercising these rights; establish a civil cause of action for persons injured by violations of these provisions.

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AN ACT protecting the exercise of medical ethics and diversity within the medical profession.



2021-02-24Senatefloor amendment (3) filed
2021-02-23Senatefloor amendments (1-title) and (2) filed
2021-02-22Senate2nd reading, to Rules
2021-02-11Senatereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
2021-02-02Senateto Judiciary (S)
2021-01-07Senateto Committee on Committees (S)
2021-01-07Senateintroduced in Senate


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