House Bill 166

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Last Action 02/07/24: to Committee on Committees (S)
Title AN ACT relating to sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Bill Request Number 235
Sponsors J. Nemes, D. Bentley, S. Bratcher, A. Gentry, K. King, S. Sharp, P. Stevenson, W. Williams
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 211 to define "SUDEP" and encourage a health care provider to provide information regarding sudden unexpected death in epilepsy; create a new section of KRS Chapter 72 to define "SUDEP" and update autopsy requirements; provide that the Act may be cited as Jami's Law.
Index Headings of Original Version Deaths - Autopsies, epilepsy, requirements
Health and Medical Services - Epilepsy diagnosis, information to be provided
Physicians and Practitioners - Epilepsy diagnosis, information to be provided
Coroners - Autopsies, epilepsy, requirements
Short Titles and Popular Names - Jami's Law
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

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01/05/24
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
01/24/24
  • to Health Services (H)
02/01/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
02/02/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 05, 2024
02/06/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 95-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
02/07/24
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except remove the provision encouraging a physician or health care provider who has diagnosed and established a treatment plan for a patient with convulsive epilepsy to provide a patient with information about SUDEP; require the Vital Statistics Branch to forward a copy of the death certificate to the North American SUDEP Registry if SUDEP is found to be the cause or the suspected cause of death.
Index Headings Deaths - Autopsies, epilepsy, requirements
Deaths - Epilepsy, Vital Statistics Branch, requirements
Coroners - Autopsies, epilepsy, requirements
Coroners - Epilepsy, Vital Statistics Branch, requirements
Short Titles and Popular Names - Jami's Law

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