Senate Bill 9

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Title AN ACT relating to abortion and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Introduced
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 93
Sponsors M. Castlen, W. Westerfield, R. Alvarado, J. Carpenter, D. Carroll, C. Embry Jr., R. Girdler, E. Harris, J. Higdon, P. Hornback, S. Meredith, R. Mills, A. Robinson, J. Schickel, W. Schroder, D. Seum, B. Smith, D. Thayer, M. Wilson, M. Wise
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 311 to require a person who intends to perform an abortion to determine whether the unborn human individual has a detectable fetal heartbeat; prohibit a person from performing an abortion before determining whether the unborn human individual has a detectable fetal heartbeat; prohibit a person from performing an abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat; provide exceptions for medical emergencies; require documentation of whether an abortion was performed to preserve the health of the pregnant woman; specify that nothing in the Act restricts access to contraceptives; allow a woman to file a civil action for the wrongful death of her unborn child; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to inspect the medical records of a facility that performs abortions to ensure compliance with reporting requirements; permit the Attorney General to apply to a state or federal court for a declaration that the Act's provisions are constitutional, or an order lifting an injunction if one exists, if federal abortion law changes; amend KRS 311.595 to allow the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure to suspend or revoke the license of any physician for violations; amend KRS 311.990 to establish criminal penalties for violations; amend KRS 213.101 to expand the statistical reporting system for abortions; allow for severability; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Parental Rights - Abortion, prohibition when fetal heartbeat detected
Physicians and Practitioners - Abortion, prohibition when fetal heartbeat detected
Reproductive Issues - Abortion, prohibition when fetal heartbeat detected
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Vital Statistics, reports of abortions performed
Children and Minors - Abortion, prohibition when fetal heartbeat detected
Civil Actions - Abortion, prohibition when fetal heartbeat detected
Civil Procedure - Abortion, prohibition when fetal heartbeat detected
Civil Rights - Abortion, prohibition when fetal heartbeat detected
Crimes and Punishments - Abortion, prohibition when fetal heartbeat detected
Criminal Procedure - Abortion, prohibition when fetal heartbeat detected
Effective Dates, Emergency - Abortion, prohibition when fetal heartbeat detected
Health and Medical Services - Abortion, prohibition when fetal heartbeat detected
Corrections Impact - Abortion, prohibition when fetal heartbeat detected
Local Mandate - Abortion, prohibition when fetal heartbeat detected
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01/08/19
  • introduced in Senate
  • taken from Committee on Committees (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Committee on Committees (S)
  • to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
01/09/19
  • taken from Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
02/14/19
  • reported favorably, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 14, 2019
  • 3rd reading, passed 31-6
02/15/19
  • received in House


Last updated: 2/15/2019 5:49 PM (EST)