HB 444/CI (BR 982) - J. Comer Jr.
AN ACT relating to organ donation.
Create new sections of KRS 196 to require the Department of Corrections to establish an organ and tissue donor program; require display of educational pamphlets and brochures in inmate housing units; supply forms for donation and document inmate's medical record; require the department and medical authorities to develop policies and procedures for organ or tissue donations; permit the department or correctional institution to prohibit an inmate from participating if a security risk exists; specify that the department shall not be responsible for any costs associated with organ or tissue donation; amend KRS 197.045 to permit up to 60 days good time credit for living organ donation and prohibit forfeiture of credit earned for organ donation.
Feb 1-introduced in House
Feb 4-to Judiciary (H)