01RS SB157


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SB 157/FN (BR 1311) - E. Tori, C. Borders, A. Kerr, R. Roeding, D. Seum, K. Stine, J. Westwood

     AN ACT relating to wrongful death actions.
     Amend KRS 411.130 to allow for prosecution of wrongful death action for an unborn child from fertilization onward, without regard to age, health, or condition of dependency; amend KRS 411.135 to conform; create new section of KRS Chapter 411 to exempt physicians and pregnant women from prosecution under certain circumstances.


     SFA (1, E. Tori) - Add hospitals to the exemption for physicians who perform lawful abortions.
     SFA (2, E. Scorsone) - Delete the provisions of the bill; permit a pregnant woman to recover in a personal injury action for a miscarriage or stillbirth that results from the personal injury.
     SFA (3/Title, E. Scorsone) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 14-introduced in Senate
     Feb 15-to Judiciary (S)
     Feb 21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 22-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 23, 2001; floor amendments (1) (2) and (3-title) filed
     Feb 23-3rd reading; floor amendment (2) defeated ; floor amendment (3-title) withdrawn ; passed 31-2 with floor amendment (1)
     Feb 26-received in House
     Feb 28-to Health and Welfare (H)

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