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Kentucky Face-to-Face Consultation Requirement 2013 (SB 4)

This law was last updated on May 22, 2015


State

Kentucky

Number

SB 4

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Feb 5, 2013

Sponsors

Co-sponsors: 16
Primary Sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 17

Topics

Informed Consent

Full Bill Text

www.lrc.ky.gov

SB 4 would have specified how the phrase “individual, private setting” should be interpreted in informed consent situations. An “individual, private setting” would have required a face-to-face consultation with the patient and their doctor, physician assistant, licensed nurse or physician-assigned social worker.

STATUS

Passed the House 31-4 and was sent to the Senate.  Referred to the Health and Welfare Committee where it died.

A new version of the bill, SB 3, was drafted for the 2014 legislative session.  SB 3 failed to pass as well.


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