House Bill 447

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Last Action 03/26/20: to Health & Welfare (S)
Title AN ACT relating to abandoned infants.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1623
Sponsors N. Tate, M. Dossett, S. Heavrin, K. King
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 405.075 to define and allow the use of a "newborn safety device" related to the anonymous surrendering of a newborn infant in the Commonwealth.
Index Headings of Original Version Emergency Medical Services - Newborn safety device, permitting
Health and Medical Services - Newborn safety device, permitting
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Newborn safety device, permitting
Parental Rights - Newborn safety device, permitting
Children and Minors - Newborn safety device, permitting
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

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02/19/20
  • introduced in House
02/21/20
  • to Health and Family Services (H)
03/10/20
  • posted in committee
03/12/20
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
03/17/20
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/18/20
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 19, 2020
03/19/20
  • 3rd reading, passed 83-1 with Committee Substitute (1)
  • received in Senate
03/26/20
  • to Health & Welfare (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; create clarifying language to amend the new proposed definition of "newborn safety device" in KRS 405.075 to specify that a staffed police station, staffed fire station, or a staffed hospital can choose to participate in having a newborn safety device; make technical correction.
Index Headings Emergency Medical Services - Newborn safety device, permitting
Health and Medical Services - Newborn safety device, permitting
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Newborn safety device, permitting
Parental Rights - Newborn safety device, permitting
Children and Minors - Newborn safety device, permitting
Technical Corrections - HB 447

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