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HB 191/FN/LM (BR 1223) - J. Fischer, C. Embry Jr., M. Harmon, T. Kerr, S. Lee, T. Moore

     AN ACT relating to abortion and declaring an emergency.
     Amend KRS 311.720 to redefine "abortion" and to add definitions of "reasonable judgment," "unborn child," and "woman"; create a new section of KRS 311.710 to 311.820 to require a physician to perform an obstetric ultrasound and show images to the woman seeking an abortion; create a new section of KRS 311.710 to 311.820 to provide for an exemption to the ultrasound in case of an emergency and require placing the reason for the emergency in medical records; amend KRS 311.725 to modify the requirements for the giving of informed consent prior to the performance of an abortion; amend KRS 311.765 to mirror the federal prohibition on partial birth abortion; amend KRS 311.990 to provide penalties for violations of specified provisions of the bill; EMERGENCY

     Feb 3-introduced in House
     Feb 6-to Health & Welfare (H)


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