HB 386 (BR 1691) - W. Hall, A. Wuchner, J. Carr, R. Damron, C. Embry Jr, D. Floyd, M. Harmon, M. Harper, C. Meade, R. Nelson, T. Pullin, T. Riner, T. Thompson
AN ACT relating to the protection of embryonic human life.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 311 to define "human embryo" and "nontherapeutic research"; prohibit nontherapeutic research that destroys a human embryo; prohibit nontherapeutic research that subjects a human embryo to a substantial risk of injury or death; prohibit using cells or tissues for research when the person knew that the cells were obtained by performing nontherapeutic research; prohibit shipment of embryos to another person for nontherapeutic research; amend KRS 311.990, relating to penalties, to make violations of the act a civil penalty of not less than $250,000 and not more than $500,000.
Feb 9-introduced in House
Feb 14-to Judiciary (H)