KY HB455 | 2018 Regular | Session

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 4-0)
Status: Introduced on 22 February 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-02-22 - in introduced House
Text: Latest bill (Draft text #1) [PDF]


Create new section KRS of Chapter 311 to an prohibit if abortion the pregnant is woman the seeking in abortion, or whole in because part, a of test result Down indicating syndrome in unborn an a child, diagnosis prenatal of Down syndrome an in child, unborn or other any to reason believe that the has child syndrome, Down except the in of case medical a emergency; physicians require certify to a lack of that knowledge pregnant' the woman s to intent an seek abortion was, in or whole part, in of because a result test indicating syndrome, Down prenatal a diagnosis of Down or syndrome, other any to reason the believe unborn had child syndrome; Down require the State of Board Medical to Licensure revoke physician's a to license practice medicine if physician the violates prohibition; the provide that physician a who violates the is prohibition liable; civilly for allow amend severability; 311.595 KRS to the allow State of Board Medical Licensure to or suspend the revoke of license any physician who the violates amend prohibition; 311.990 KRS to provide a that who person violates the is prohibition of guilty Class a D amend felony; KRS 213.101 conform; to KRS amend to 413.140 provide one-year a statute limitations of civil for arising actions a from of violation prohibition; the EMERGENCY.


AN to ACT abortion prohibit if the unborn or has have may syndrome Down and declaring an emergency.