House Bill 90

Last Action to Judiciary (S)
Title AN ACT relating to educating parents and caregivers about pediatric abusive head trauma.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 312
Sponsors A. Wuchner, J. Adams, R. Adams, L. Belcher, K. Bratcher, D. Bunch, J. Carney, M. Cherry, T. Couch, R. Crimm, J. DeCesare, B. DeWeese, T. Edmonds, K. Flood, D. Floyd, J. Glenn, J. Gooch Jr., S. Gregory, R. Henderson, B. Housman, K. King, J. Lee, M. Marzian, R. Meeks, M. Meredith, T. Mills, B. Montell, T. Moore, M. Nemes, D. Osborne, M. Rader, J. Richards, T. Riner, S. Rudy, T. Turner, J. Wayne, S. Westrom, J. York
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of noncodified language to acknowledge Kentucky's high ranking in child abuse deaths and to recognize the importance of a pediatric abusive head trauma prevention program for new parents offered at several Louisville area hospitals; create a new section of KRS Chapter 216B to define the phrase "birthing center" and to strongly encourage all birthing centers in the Commonwealth to provide a program relating to the prevention of pediatric abusive head trauma at the time of discharge.
Index Headings of Original Version Health and Medical Services - Birthing centers; encourage pediatric abusive head trauma program for
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Birthing centers, encourage pediatric abusive head trauma program for
Votes Vote History


  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
  • introduced in House
  • to Health & Welfare (H)
  • posted in committee
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 23, 2011
  • 3rd reading, passed 99-0
  • received in Senate
  • to Judiciary (S)

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