House Bill 492

Last Action to Health & Welfare (H)
Title AN ACT relating to abortion facilities.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 1707
Sponsors A. Wuchner, D. Mayfield, L. Bechler, R. Benvenuti III, K. Bratcher, D. Butler, J. Carney, T. Couch, R. Crimm, J. DeCesare, B. DeWeese, M. Dossett, J. DuPlessis, D. Elliott, J. Fischer, D. Floyd, J. Gooch Jr., D. Hale, R. Heath, J. Hoover, R. Huff, K. Imes, T. Kerr, K. King, A. Koenig, S. Lee, B. Linder, D. Meade , M. Meredith, S. Miles, J. Miller, P. Moffett, B. Montell, T. Moore, D. Osborne, M. Rader, B. Rowland, S. Rudy, S. Santoro, J. Shell, D. St. Onge, J. Stewart III, J. Tipton, T. Turner, K. Upchurch, R. Webber, J. York
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 216B.020 to remove abortion facilities from the exemptions for certificate of need; amend KRS 216B.0431 to exempt an abortion facility that has been licensed continuously for five years from certificate of need requirements if it meets licensure standards for an ambulatory surgical center by January 1, 2017; require other abortion facilities to comply with licensure and certificate of need standards required for certain ambulatory surgical centers as applicable to services rendered in an abortion facility by January 1, 2017, unless granted an extension; amend KRS 216B.0435 to require an abortion facility to have a health care practioner with admitting privileges at an acute care hospital within 50 miles of the abortion facility where it is performed by January 1, 2017, unless granted an extension; amend KRS 216B.990 to add a $1,000 per day penalty for an abortion facility that violates the admitting privileges requirement.
Index Headings of Original Version Drugs and Medicines - Abortion, regulation of
Health and Medical Services - Abortion, regulation of
Licensing - Abortion facilities, certificate of need required
Physicians and Practitioners - Abortion, regulation of
Public Health - Abortion, regulation of
Reproductive Issues - Abortion, regulation of
Women - Abortion, regulation of


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