Senate Bill 40

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Last Action discharge petition filed
Title AN ACT relating to abortion.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1019
Sponsors J. Westwood, C. Borders, D. Boswell, C. Gibson, B. Guthrie, E. Harris, D. Kelly, V. McGaha, D. Roeding, D. Seum, K. Stine, G. Tapp, D. Thayer, E. Tori, D. Williams
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 311.720 to redefine "abortion" and to add definitions of "reasonable judgment," "unborn child," and "woman"; create a new section of KRS 311.710 to 311.820 to require physician to perform an obstetric ultrasound and show images to the woman seeking an abortion; create a new section of KRS 311.710 to 311.820 to provide for an exemption to the ultrasound in case of an emergency and require placing the reason for the emergency in medical records; amend KRS 311.990 relating to penalties to provide a fine of not more than $100,000 for a first offense and not more than $250,000 for each subsequent offense and provide for referring incident to Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure for action and discipline.
Index Headings of Original Version Local Mandate - Abortion, provide ultrasound prior to
Crimes and Punishments - Abortion, provide ultrasound prior to
Criminal Procedure - Abortion, provide ultrasound prior to
Health and Medical Services - Abortion, provide ultrasound prior to
Licensing - Abortion, provide ultrasound prior to
Physicians and Practitioners - Abortion, provide ultrasound prior to
Reproductive Issues - Abortion, provide ultrasound prior to
Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Committee Substitute 2
Senate Committee Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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12/14/07
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/08/08
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Judiciary (S)
02/04/08
  • taken from committee
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Judiciary (S)
02/05/08
  • taken from committee
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Judiciary (S)
02/07/08
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
  • recommitted to Judiciary (S)
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (2)
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 7, 2008
  • 3rd reading
  • Committee Substitute (1) withdrawn
  • passed 32-4 with Committee Substitute (2), committee amendment (1-title)
02/08/08
  • received in House
02/12/08
  • to Judiciary (H)
03/12/08
  • discharge petition filed
03/13/08
  • discharge petition rejected 40-16
03/19/08
  • discharge petition filed
03/24/08
  • discharge petition filed
03/26/08
  • discharge petition filed
03/28/08
  • discharge petition filed

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Summary Retain original provisions; insert additional provisions to modify the partial birth abortion ban set out in KRS 311.765 to mirror the federal ban on partial birth abortions and to modify the requirements for the giving of informed consent prior to the performance of an abortion as set out in KRS 311.725.
Index Headings Local Mandate - Abortion, provide ultrasound prior to
Crimes and Punishments - Abortion, provide ultrasound prior to
Criminal Procedure - Abortion, provide ultrasound prior to
Health and Medical Services - Abortion, provide ultrasound prior to
Licensing - Abortion, provide ultrasound prior to
Physicians and Practitioners - Abortion, provide ultrasound prior to
Reproductive Issues - Abortion, provide ultrasound prior to

Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 2
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Summary Retains all provisions of SCS 1, with the addition of clarifying language relating to the ultrasound requirement in emergency situations.
Index Headings Local Mandate - Abortion, provide ultrasound prior to
Crimes and Punishments - Abortion, provide ultrasound prior to
Criminal Procedure - Abortion, provide ultrasound prior to
Health and Medical Services - Abortion, provide ultrasound prior to
Licensing - Abortion, provide ultrasound prior to
Physicians and Practitioners - Abortion, provide ultrasound prior to
Reproductive Issues - Abortion, provide ultrasound prior to

Amendment Senate Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor R. Stivers II
Summary Make title amendment and declare an EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Local Mandate - Abortion, provide ultrasound prior to
Crimes and Punishments - Abortion, provide ultrasound prior to
Criminal Procedure - Abortion, provide ultrasound prior to
Health and Medical Services - Abortion, provide ultrasound prior to
Licensing - Abortion, provide ultrasound prior to
Physicians and Practitioners - Abortion, provide ultrasound prior to
Reproductive Issues - Abortion, provide ultrasound prior to

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