House Bill 285

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Last Action 01/31/20: posted in committee
Title AN ACT relating to female genital mutilation.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 265
Sponsors N. Tate, T. Bojanowski, K. King, R. Palumbo, M. Sorolis
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 508 to define "female genital mutilation" and create the Class B felony of 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 educational materials related to female genital mutilation; amend KRS 15.334 to require law enforcement training on female genital mutilation; amend KRS 311.595 to require a conviction of female genital mutilation to result in mandatory revocation of a physician's license; create a new section of KRS Chapter 413 to permit civil action for female genital mutilation for ten years; amend KRS 620.020 to include female genital mutilation in the definition of "abused or neglected child"; amend KRS 620.030 to provide 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; create a new section of KRS Chapter 620 to require a report on female genital mutilation reports to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Crimes and Punishments - Female genital mutilation, Class B felony
Effective Dates, Emergency - Female genital mutilation, Class B felony
Parental Rights - Female genital mutilation, Class B felony
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Female genital mutilation, requiring training on
Physicians and Practitioners - Female genital mutilation, Class B felony
Physicians and Practitioners - Female genital mutilation, revocation of license
Public Health - Female genital mutilation, Class B felony
Reproductive Issues - Female genital mutilation, Class B felony
Women - Female genital mutilation, Class B felony
Children and Minors - Female genital mutilation, abused or neglected child
Children and Minors - Female genital mutilation, requirement to report
Civil Actions - Female genital mutilation
Reports Mandated - Female genital mutilation, reporting to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services

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01/16/20
  • introduced in House
01/21/20
  • to Judiciary (H)
01/31/20
  • posted in committee


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