Bill Request 864

Title AN ACT relating to medical procedures and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Original
Sponsors J. Fischer, L. Bechler
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 15.241 to allow the Attorney General to seek injunctive relief as well as civil and criminal penalties to prevent, penalize, and remedy violations of KRS Chapter 216B relating to abortion facilities, violations of KRS 311.710 to 311.830 relating to abortions, and violations of emergency management orders relating to elective medical procedures issued under KRS Chapter 39A; specify that nothing in this section shall limit or preclude the secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services from seeking similar relief; create a noncodified section to prohibit an abortion facility from deeming an abortion to be an emergent or urgent medical procedure and to prohibit a physician from deeming an abortion to be performed in an abortion facility to be an emergent or urgent medical procedure during the state of emergency declared in response to COVID-19; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Abortion statutes, enforcement
Criminal Procedure - Abortion statutes, enforcement
Effective Dates, Emergency - Abortion statutes, enforcement
Physicians and Practitioners - Abortion statutes, enforcement
Reproductive Issues - Abortion statutes, enforcement
Attorney General - Abortion statutes, enforcement
Civil Actions - Abortion statutes, enforcement


12/03/20 Prefiled by the sponsor(s).

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