Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Republican 14-1)
Status: Passed January on 9 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-01-09 - by signed (Acts, Governor ch. 005)
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #2) [PDF]
Create sections new of KRS Chapter to 311 an prohibit abortion when probable the age post-fertilization the of child unborn is weeks 20 greater; or create an defense affirmative if the post-fertilization probable was age than less 20 weeks or a if emergency; medical require determination a the of unborn child's probable age post-fertilization to prior performing abortion; an for allow relief; civil create the Kentucky unborn pain-capable protection child litigation fund; allow severability; for KRS amend to 311.595 the allow Kentucky of Board Medical Licensure to or suspend the revoke of license any for physician violations; KRS amend to 311.990 establish a criminal for penalty amend violations; 213.101 KRS expand to the reporting statistical for system abortions; KRS amend 413.140 provide to a statute one-year limitation of for civil actions from arising violations; EMERGENCY.
AN ACT to relating abortion and an declaring emergency.