Senate Bill 9

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/15/19: signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 020)
Title AN ACT relating to abortion and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Current/Final
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
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
House Floor Amendment 3
House Floor Amendment 4
Votes Vote History

Actions

Top | Amendments
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
02/19/19
  • to Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection (H)
02/21/19
  • posted in committee
02/27/19
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
02/28/19
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • floor amendments (1), (2) and (3) filed
03/06/19
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 7, 2019
03/13/19
  • floor amendment (4) filed
03/14/19
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (4) defeated
  • passed 71-19
  • received in Senate
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
03/15/19
  • signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 020)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor M. Marzian
Summary Create a noncodified section to name the Act, the "Taxpayer Funding of Planned Parenthood and the ACLU Act."
Index Headings Short Titles and Popular Names - Taxpayer Funding of Planned Parenthood and the ACLU Act

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor M. Marzian
Summary Create a new section of KRS 311.710 to 311.830 to establish a male's intentions related to procreation.
Index Headings Men - Procreation intentions, establishing
Reproductive Issues - Procreation intentions, establishing

Amendment House Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor M. Marzian
Summary Create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to abolish all schools of medicine and schools of nursing operating in the Commonwealth.
Index Headings Education, Higher - Schools of medicine, abolishing
Education, Higher - Schools of nursing, abolishing
Nurses - Schools of nursing, abolishing
Physicians and Practitioners - Schools of medicine, abolishing

Amendment House Floor Amendment 4
Sponsor J. Nemes
Summary Amend to create exclusion for unborn human individuals with abnormalities that are incompatible with life outside the womb.
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Abortion, prohibition when fetal heartbeat detected, exception
Health and Medical Services - Abortion, prohibition when fetal heartbeat detected, exception
Physicians and Practitioners - Abortion, prohibition when fetal heartbeat detected, exception
Reproductive Issues - Abortion, prohibition when fetal heartbeat detected, exception
Children and Minors - Abortion, prohibition when fetal heartbeat detected, exception

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