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Kentucky Bill Relating to the Delegation of Authority Over Children (HB 420)

This law was last updated on Jun 28, 2016


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Kentucky

Number

HB 420

Status

Current

Proposed

Feb 17, 2016

Sponsors

Primary Sponsors: 1
Co-sponsors: 2
Total Sponsors: 3

Topics

Parental Involvement

Full Bill Text

www.lrc.ky.gov

HB 420 would allow a parent or custodian of a child to delegate powers concerning the care and custody of the child to an attorney-in-fact for one year, with an exception for active duty service parents.

The bill would have refused the attorney-in-fact the power to consent to any of the following:

  • marriage of the child;
  • performance of inducement of an abortion on or for the child; or
  • termination of parental rights to the child.

STATUS

The bill was signed into law by Gov. Bevin (R) on April 13, 2016.


People

Primary Sponsor