House Bill 397

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Title AN ACT relating to female genital mutilation.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1844
Sponsor M. Marzian
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 508 to create a Class A felony relating to female genital mutilation; create a new section of KRS Chapter 211 to require the Department for Public Health in the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to develop, produce, and disseminate education materials related to female genital mutilation; amend KRS 620.030 establishing that if a person knows or has reasonable cause to believe that a child is a victim of female genital mutilation, then that person shall immediately make an oral or written report to the appropriate authorities.
Index Headings of Original Version Children and Minors - Female genital mutilation, establish as Class A felony, requirement to report
Crimes and Punishments - Female genital mutilation, establish as Class A felony
Parental Rights - Female genital mutilation, establish as Class A felony
Physicians and Practitioners - Female genital mutilation, establish as Class A felony
Public Health - Female genital mutilation, establish as Class A felony
Reproductive Issues - Female genital mutilation, establish as Class A felony
Women - Female genital mutilation, establish as Class A felony

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02/20/18
  • introduced in House
02/22/18
  • to Judiciary (H)


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