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Kentucky Bill Regarding Physical Exam Prior to Induced Abortion (HB 163)

This law was last updated on Dec 19, 2014


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Kentucky

Number

HB 163

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Jan 8, 2014

Sponsors

Co-sponsors: 3
Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 4

Topics

Medication Abortion

Full Bill Text

www.lrc.ky.gov

HB 163 would have amended existing abortion restrictions (KRS § 311.750) to prohibit a physician from prescribing or administering medication to induce abortion prior to a physical examination of the patient. The penalty for a physician failing to perform an exam prior to providing medication would have been a Class D Felony.

STATUS

Sent to the Health and Welfare Committee where it died.


People

Primary Sponsor