KY SB9 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 19-0)
Status: Introduced on January 8 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-09 - returned to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
Pending: Senate Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Create new sections of KRS Chapter 311 to require a person who intends to perform an abortion to determine whether the unborn human individual has a detectable fetal heartbeat; prohibit a person from performing an abortion before determining whether the unborn human individual has a detectable fetal heartbeat; prohibit a person from performing an abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat; provide exceptions for medical emergencies; require documentation of whether an abortion was performed to preserve the health of the pregnant woman; specify that nothing in the Act restricts access to contraceptives; allow a woman to file a civil action for the wrongful death of her unborn child; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to inspect the medical records of a facility that performs abortions to ensure compliance with reporting requirements; permit the Attorney General to apply to a state or federal court for a declaration that the Act's provisions are constitutional, or an order lifting an injunction if one exists, if federal abortion law changes; amend KRS 311.595 to allow the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure to suspend or revoke the license of any physician for violations; amend KRS 311.990 to establish criminal penalties for violations; amend KRS 213.101 to expand the statistical reporting system for abortions; allow for severability; EMERGENCY.

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Title

AN ACT relating to abortion and declaring an emergency.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-09Senatereturned to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
2019-01-09Senate2nd reading
2019-01-09Senatetaken from Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
2019-01-08Senateto Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
2019-01-08Senatereturned to Committee on Committees (S)
2019-01-08Senate1st reading
2019-01-08Senatetaken from Committee on Committees (S)
2019-01-08Senateintroduced in Senate

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