98RS HB408


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HB 408 (BR 1518) - K. Hogancamp, Ro. Adams, H. Anderson, A. Arnold, S. Baugh, L. Brandstetter, K. Bratcher, J. Bruce, Dw. Butler, J. Callahan, S. Cave, P. Clark, B. Colter, R. Cox, B. Crall, R. Crimm, R. Damron, D. Ford, J. Gooch, J. Haydon, B. Heleringer, J. Hoover, T. Kerr, P. Marcotte, A. Maricle, C. Miller, R. Murgatroyd, L. Napier, T. Pope, M. Rader, C. Ratliff, J. Reinhardt, A. Simpson, D. Sims, J. Stewart, K. Stine, R. Thomas, M. Treesh, J. Vincent, C. Walton, J. Wayne, M. Weaver, R. Wilkey, J. Zimmerman

     AN ACT relating to abortion.
     Amend KRS 311.720 to establish the definitions of "partial-birth abortion" and "vaginally delivers a living fetus before killing the fetus"; create a new section of KRS 311.710 to 311.820 to criminalize partial-birth abortion; amend KRS 311.595 to permit the suspension or revocation of a license to practice medicine held by a physician who performs a partial-birth abortion; amend KRS 311.990 to establish a crime of a Class D felony for a physician who performs a partial-birth abortion; establish the defense that the partial-birth abortion was necessary to save the life of the mother; prohibit the prosecution of the woman upon whom the partial-birth abortion is performed; require that any person, other than a physician, who performs a partial-birth abortion, shall not be prosecuted under the Act but shall be prosecuted under the provisions of law which prohibit any person, other than a physician, from performing an abortion.

     Jan 23-introduced in House
     Jan 26-to Judiciary (H)

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