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SB 9 - Prohibits Abortion After a Fetal Heartbeat is Detected - Kentucky Key Vote

Danny Carroll voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Abortion After a Fetal Heartbeat is Detected

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (71-19) -

Title: Prohibits Abortion After a Fetal Heartbeat is Detected

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (31-6) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Abortion After a Fetal Heartbeat is Detected

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected.

Highlights:
  • Requires any pregnant individual who seeks an abortion to first determine if a fetal heartbeat can be detected (Sec. 5).

  • Requires a physician who intends to perform an abortion to determine whether there is the presence of a fetal heartbeat (Sec. 4).

  • Requires the physician to record the presence or absence of the fetal heartbeat and the methods used to determine the findings in the individual's medical file (Sec. 4).

  • Requires the physician performing the fetal heartbeat examination to offer the individual an opportunity to view or hear the fetal heartbeat (Sec. 4).

  • Specifies exemptions to this bill include instances where the mother’s life is in danger (Sec. 5).

  • Specifies that individuals who violate this bill are guilty of a class D felony (Sec. 13).

  • Specifies that this bill will take effect upon its passage and approval by the governor or upon otherwise becoming law (Sec. 18).

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits Abortion After a Fetal Heartbeat is Detected

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