HB 412/LM/CI (BR 1393) - J. Fischer, K. King, T. Moore, A. Wuchner
AN ACT relating to unborn children.
Create various new sections of KRS Chapter 311 to create the Kentucky Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, with provisions defining terms, setting out factual findings by the General Assembly, requiring a determination of fetal age prior to performing an abortion, prohibiting an abortion after 20 weeks of fetal development except in cases of emergency, allowing for civil and injunctive relief, establishing privacy protections, and allowing for severability of the various provisions; amend KRS 311.990 to establish a criminal penalty for violations; amend KRS 213.101 to expand the statistical reporting system for abortions; repeal KRS 311.780.
Feb 19-introduced in House
Feb 20-to Health & Welfare (H)