House Bill 252

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Last Action 03/27/24: recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Title AN ACT relating to informed consent for medical examinations.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1134
Sponsors S. Stalker, K. Moser, C. Aull, T. Bojanowski, G. Brown Jr., L. Burke, E. Callaway, A. Camuel, B. Chester-Burton, S. Dietz, D. Grossberg, R. Heath, K. Herron, J. Hodgson, J. Justice, K. King, N. Kulkarni, W. Lawrence, S. Lewis, A. Neighbors, J. Raymond, R. Roarx, R. Roberts, C. Stevenson, P. Stevenson, N. Tate, L. Willner
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 216 to prohibit a health care provider from performing a pelvic, rectal, or prostate examination without the informed consent of the patient or the person authorized to make health care decisions for the patient; provide for certain exceptions including a court order; require violators to be subject to discipline by the appropriate professional licensing board or accrediting agency.
Index Headings of Original Version Courts - Informed consent, medical examinations
Drugs and Medicines - Informed consent, medical examinations
Health and Medical Services - Informed consent, medical examinations
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Informed consent, medical examinations
Nurses - Informed consent, medical examinations
Physicians and Practitioners - Informed consent, medical examinations
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1

Actions

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01/11/24
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
01/17/24
  • to Health Services (H)
03/14/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
03/15/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/27/24
  • taken from the Orders of the Day
  • recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except amend the definition of "informed consent" to include a discussion between the patient and health care provider detailing the procedures; define "health care provider" and "intimate exam consent form"; specify circumstances in which informed consent is required.
Index Headings Courts - Informed consent, medical examinations
Drugs and Medicines - Informed consent, medical examinations
Health and Medical Services - Informed consent, medical examinations
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Informed consent, medical examinations
Nurses - Informed consent, medical examinations
Physicians and Practitioners - Informed consent, medical examinations

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