HB 151/LM/CI (BR 846) - M. Denham
AN ACT relating to patient dumping.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 438 requiring a peace officer, public employee, or private employee who brings a prisoner or other person in need of medical, dental, psychological, mental health, mental retardation, substance abuse, or alcohol abuse treatment into Kentucky to make arrangements for the treatment and payment therefor in advance; provide for civil and criminal liability for failing to make prior arrangements or failure to pay for treatment; provide exception for emergency medical care in case of an injury or medical emergency which occurs in Kentucky.
Feb 5-introduced in House
Feb 6-to Judiciary (H)
Feb 15-posted in committee