00RS HB208


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HB 208 (BR 1152) - B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to organ donation.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 311 to prohibit a family member and any health care surrogate from modifying the decedent's wishes or denying an anatomical gift from being made if the deceased has made an anatomical gift by signing the designated portion on the back of the operator's license or directing the gift as a part of a living will directive, unless the gift has been revoked.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s))

     Jan 4-introduced in House; to Health and Welfare (H)
     Jan 26-posted in committee
     Feb 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 2-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 3, 2000
     Feb 3-3rd reading, passed 94-1
     Feb 4-received in Senate
     Feb 8-to Health and Welfare (S)
     Feb 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 24-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 25-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 1, 2000
     Mar 1-3rd reading, passed 38-0
     Mar 2-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Mar 8-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 88)

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