Senate Bill 212

Last Action to Health & Welfare (H)
Title AN ACT relating to abortion.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 1809
Sponsors A. Robinson, W. Westerfield, R. Alvarado, C. Embry Jr., S. West, M. Wise
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 216B.020 to remove abortion facilities from the exemptions for certificate of need; amend KRS 216B.0431 to require 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 healthcare practioner with admitting privileges at an acute care hospital within 50 miles of the abortion facility where it's 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 who 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
Votes Vote History


  • introduced in Senate Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
  • to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 9, 2016
  • 3rd reading, passed 32-5
  • received in House
  • to Health & Welfare (H)

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