Medical care refusal | Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Medical care refusal

Senate Bill Number: 
83

Senate Bill 83, also called the "Health Discrimination Law," would have protected from liability medical care providers who refused care that they say violated their conscience.

More information in an open letter to members of the General Assembly.

Also see: "'Selective Samaritan bill' would wrongfully let Kentucky doctors deny care"

Bill Sponsor(s): 
Sens. Stephen Meredith, Robby Mills

SB 83 was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee on February 11. It was not given a vote before the full Senate and died in that chamber.

See how committee members voted.

KFTC's Position: 
KFTC Opposes