KY SB90 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)
Status: Introduced on January 14 2020 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-03-17 - recommitted to Judiciary (S)
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
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 exerciseing 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.



2020-03-17Senaterecommitted to Judiciary (S)
2020-03-12Senatepassed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
2020-03-11Senatepassed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
2020-03-10Senatefloor amendment (6) filed to Committee Substitute
2020-03-10Senatepassed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
2020-03-09Senatepassed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
2020-03-06Senatefloor amendments (3) and (4-title) filed to bill, and floor amendment (5) filed to Committee Substitute (1)
2020-03-05Senateposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 9, 2020
2020-03-03Senatefloor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
2020-02-24Senatefloor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
2020-02-21Senate2nd reading, to Rules
2020-02-20Senatereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
2020-01-16Senateto Judiciary (S)
2020-01-14Senateintroduced in Senate


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