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Kentucky Bill Regarding Abortion Facility Licensing Requirements (HB 492)

This law was last updated on Jun 28, 2016


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Kentucky

Number

HB 492

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Feb 24, 2016

Sponsors

Co-sponsors: 46
Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 47

Topics

Admitting Privileges, Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers

Full Bill Text

www.lrc.ky.gov

HB 492 would require abortion facilities to meet licensure standards equivalent to those required for ambulatory surgical centers, no later than January 1, 2017.

The bill would also require any facility that performs abortions to have a health care practitioner on staff who has admitting privileges at an acute care hospital within 50 miles of the abortion facility.

Any abortion facility that violates this provision would be fined up to $1,000 for each offense.

STATUS

Similar to SB 212.


People