House Bill 143

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Title AN ACT relating to freedom of conscience in healthcare.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 923
Sponsors J. Fischer, R. Huff, K. King, T. Moore
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 311 to state purposes of Act; define terms; state that a healthcare provider, institution, or payor has the right not to participate in healthcare services that violate his or her conscience; prohibit civil, criminal, or administrative liability or discrimination for refusing to perform a service that violates his or her conscience; allow a civil action for damages and injunctive relief to be brought for a violation of this Act; require recovery to be at least $5,000 for each violation plus costs and attorney's fees; naming the bill the "Healthcare Freedom of Conscience Act."
Index Headings of Original Version Diseases - Healthcare Freedom of Conscience Act
Drugs and Medicines - Healthcare Freedom of Conscience Act
Emergency Medical Services - Healthcare Freedom of Conscience Act
Health and Medical Services - Healthcare Freedom of Conscience Act
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Healthcare Freedom of Conscience Act
Insurance, Health - Healthcare Freedom of Conscience Act
Mental Health - Healthcare Freedom of Conscience Act
Pharmacists - Healthcare Freedom of Conscience Act
Physicians and Practitioners - Healthcare Freedom of Conscience Act
Public Medical Assistance - Healthcare Freedom of Conscience Act
Substance Abuse - Healthcare Freedom of Conscience Act
Medicaid - Healthcare Freedom of Conscience Act
Local Mandate - Healthcare Freedom of Conscience Act
Fiscal Note - Healthcare Freedom of Conscience Act
Local Mandate - Healthcare Freedom of Conscience Act

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02/05/13
  • introduced in House
02/06/13
  • to Health & Welfare (H)


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