Senate Bill 83

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Last Action 01/07/21: to Committee on Committees (S)
Title AN ACT protecting the exercise of medical ethics and diversity within the medical profession.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1111
Sponsor S. Meredith
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 344 to define terms; prohibit discrimination against medical care providers who decline to perform procedures that violate their conscience; grant providers the right not to participate in or pay for services that violate their conscience; exempt providers from liability for exercising these rights; establish a civil cause of action for persons injured by violations of these provisions.
Index Headings of Original Version Health and Medical Services - Providers, prohibition of discrimination for acts of conscience
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Treatment, discrimination against employees for acts of conscience
Insurance, Health - Treatment, discrimination, for acts of conscience
Nurses - Treatment, discrimination, for acts of conscience
Optometrists - Treatment, discrimination, for acts of conscience
Personnel and Employment - Hospitals, treatment, discrimination for acts of conscience
Pharmacists - Treatment, discrimination, for acts of conscience
Physicians and Practitioners - Treatment, discrimination for acts of conscience
Public Health - Treatment, discrimination for acts of conscience
Medicaid - Treatment, discrimination, for acts of conscience

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01/07/21
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)


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