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Kentucky Bill Regarding Early Fetal Death Certificate (HB 257)

This law was last updated on Dec 19, 2014


State

Kentucky

Number

HB 257

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Jan 24, 2014

Sponsors

Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 1

Topics

Fetal Tissue

Full Bill Text

www.lrc.ky.gov

HB 257 would have established a process for applying for and receiving an early fetal death certificate. This bill defines “early fetal death” as “a spontaneous fetal death prior to 20 weeks of gestation, based on a clinical estimate of gestation.” The bill states that the mother may receive a certificate after applying and paying a fee. The bill further states that an early fetal death will not be recorded as a fetal death.

STATUS

Sent to the Health and Welfare Committee where it died.


People

Primary Sponsor