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KY HB58

Introduced

AN ACT relating to protecting the exercise of medical ethics within the medical profession.

Create new sections of KRS Chapter 344 to define terms; prohibit discrimination against medical care providers who decline to perform procedures that violate their conscience; grant providers the right not to participate in or pay for services that violate their conscience; exempt providers from liability for exercising these rights; establish a civil cause of action for persons injured by violations of these provisions; EMERGENCY.

Legislative Session

active

2023 Regular Session

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Sponsors

Steve Rawlings (R)

Josh Calloway (R)

John Hodgson (R)

History

DateAction
2023-01-03to Committee on Committees (H)
2023-01-03introduced in House