House Bill 167

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Last Action signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 152)
Title AN ACT relating to abandoned infants.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 400
Sponsors M. Dossett, L. Bechler, G. Brown Jr, K. King
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 405.075 to establish a definition and allow the use of a "newborn safety device" related to the anonymous surrendering of a newborn infant in the Commonwealth.
Index Headings of Original Version Children and Minors - Newborn safety device, establishing
Emergency Medical Services - Newborn safety device, establishing
Health and Medical Services - Newborn safety device, establishing
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Newborn safety device, establishing
Parental Rights - Newborn safety device, establishing
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Committee Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/10/18
  • introduced in House
01/16/18
  • to Health and Family Services (H)
01/23/18
  • posted in committee
01/25/18
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
01/26/18
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, January 29, 2018
01/29/18
  • 3rd reading, passed 89-0 with Committee Substitute
01/30/18
  • received in Senate
01/31/18
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
03/21/18
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute & committee amendment (1-title)
03/22/18
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/27/18
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 27, 2018
  • 3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute (1) committee amendment (1-title)
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
04/02/18
  • taken from Rules
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute and committee amendment (1-title)
  • House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute and committee amendment (1-title)
  • Bill passed 91-0
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/13/18
  • signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 152)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Delete original provisions; amend KRS 405.075 to establish that a staffed police station, fire station, hospital, or participating place of worship may post a sign easily seen by the public that identifies itself as a safe and legal location to surrender a newborn infant less than 30 days old.
Index Headings Children and Minors - Newborn safety device, establishing
Emergency Medical Services - Newborn safety device, establishing
Health and Medical Services - Newborn safety device, establishing
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Newborn safety device, establishing
Parental Rights - Newborn safety device, establishing

Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; additionally amend KRS 405.075 to establish that an emergency medical facility may post a sign easily seen by the public that identifies itself as a safe and legal location to surrender a newborn infant less than 30 days old; amend KRS 211.680 to establish that the prevention of maternal fatalities is a priority of the General Assembly; amend KRS 211.684 to define a "local child and maternal fatality response team" and "maternal fatality" and provide that the currently established child fatality review team will now also review maternal fatalities; and amend KRS 21.686 to provide that local child and maternal fatality response teams may be established in Kentucky counties and provide what the teams will do.
Index Headings Children and Minors - Newborn safety device, establishing
Emergency Medical Services - Newborn safety device, establishing
Health and Medical Services - Newborn safety device, establishing
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Newborn safety device, establishing
Parental Rights - Newborn safety device, establishing

Amendment Senate Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Adams
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Children and Minors - Newborn safety device, establishing
Emergency Medical Services - Newborn safety device, establishing
Health and Medical Services - Newborn safety device, establishing
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Newborn safety device, establishing
Parental Rights - Newborn safety device, establishing

Last updated: 1/16/2019 3:00 PM (EST)