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Kentucky Bill Prohibiting Abortion Funding (HB 149)

This law was last updated on Apr 14, 2017


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Kentucky

Number

HB 149

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Jan 6, 2017

Topics

Funding Restrictions for Family Planning

Full Bill Text

www.lrc.ky.gov

HB 149 would prohibit public funds from being used for the purpose of obtaining an abortion or paying for the performance of an abortion.

The bill would prohibit public funds from being directly or indirectly used, granted, paid, or distributed to any entity, organization, or individual that provides abortion services or that is an affiliate of an entity, organization, or individual that provides abortion services.

“Abortion services” would include abortions, referrals, counseling, advice, and written materials.

The bill would not apply to funding for hospitals, medical schools, or universities.

Related Legislation

Similar SB 8.

Similar to HB 61 and SB 7, both of which failed to pass in 2016.


People

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