House Bill 444

Last Action to Judiciary (H)
Title AN ACT relating to organ donation.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Bill Request Number 982
Sponsor J. Comer Jr.
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS 196 to require the Department of Corrections to establish an organ and tissue donor program; require display of educational pamphlets and brochures in inmate housing units; supply forms for donation and document inmate's medical record; require the department and medical authorities to develop policies and procedures for organ or tissue donations; permit the department or correctional institution to prohibit an inmate from participating if a security risk exists; specify that the department shall not be responsible for any costs associated with organ or tissue donation; amend KRS 197.045 to permit up to 60 days good time credit for living organ donation and prohibit forfeiture of credit earned for organ donation.
Index Headings of Original Version Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Corrections, organ donor program
Corrections and Correctional Facilities, State - Organ donor program, inmate, establish
Health and Medical Services - Organ donor program, inmate, establish
State Agencies - Corrections, organ donor program, establish
Corrections Impact - Organ donor program, inmate, establish


  • introduced in House
  • to Judiciary (H)

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