04RS HB26


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HB 26/CI (BR 202) - M. Weaver, R. Adams, J. Arnold Jr, A. Arnold, B. Buckingham, M. Cherry, P. Clark, R. Damron, T. Edmonds, J. Gooch, K. Hall, J. Haydon, R. Nelson, F. Nesler, D. Pasley, R. Rand, J. Richards, S. Riggs, D. Sims, T. Thompson

     AN ACT relating to partial-birth abortion.
     Repeal, reenact, and amend KRS 311.720 to define "partial-birth abortion;" repeal, reenact, and amend KRS 311.765 to ban partial-birth abortions unless all other available abortion procedures would be a greater risk to the life or health of the mother and only when necessary to save the life or preserve the health of the mother; to allow physician to seek a hearing before the State Board of Medical Licensure for a determination of whether the physician's conduct violated this section; and to allow a physician, before performing a partial-birth abortion, to petition the court for a determination of necessity; repeal, reenact, and amend KRS 311.990 to delete exception for partial-birth abortion offense and to delete State Board of Medical Licensure hearing provisions.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 6-introduced in House; to Health and Welfare (H)
     Jan 8-reassigned to Judiciary (H)

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