House Bill 282

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Last Action 01/21/20: to Judiciary (H)
Title AN ACT relating to life-prolonging treatment for unemancipated minors.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 382
Sponsor N. Tate
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 311 to require that a parent or legal guardian of an unemancipated minor be informed of an intent to withhold life-prolonging treatment before an order is instituted; permit a parent or legal guardian to refuse consent for an order to withhold life-prolonging treatment; permits either parent to petition the Circuit Court if they disagree; require a health care facility or physician to disclose a policy relating to life-prolonging treatment upon request.
Index Headings of Original Version Courts, District - Life-prolonging treatment of a minor, withholding of, informing parents
Deaths - Life-prolonging treatment of a minor, withholding of, informing parents
Health and Medical Services - Life-prolonging treatment of a minor, withholding of, informing parents
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Life-prolonging treatment of a minor, withholding of, informing parents
Parental Rights - Life-prolonging treatment of a minor, withholding of, informing parents
Physicians and Practitioners - Life-prolonging treatment of a minor, withholding of, informing parents
Children and Minors - Life-prolonging treatment of a minor, withholding of, informing parents

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01/16/20
  • introduced in House
01/21/20
  • to Judiciary (H)


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