02RS HB138


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HB 138/LM (BR 458) - J. Fischer, H. Cornett, T. Kerr, S. Lee, P. Marcotte, J. Reinhardt, C. Walton

     AN ACT relating to the cloning of humans.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 436 to prohibit the cloning of human beings; direct the LRC to monitor any GAO studies relating to human cloning.


     SFA (1, T. Shaughnessy) - Include, in the definition of human cloning, the requirement that the procedure is performed with the intent to initiate a pregnancy; and provide that research not prohibited by federal regulations is not governed by the prohibition against human cloning.

     SFA (2, D. Mongiardo) - Retain original provisions and require the first report to the Legislative Research Commission to be completed by October 1, 2002.

     SFA (3, D. Mongiardo) - Retain original provisions and amend KRS 311.732 to require informed written consent of a minor and each parent before an abortion is performed.

     SFA (4/Title, D. Mongiardo) - Make title amendment.

     SFA (5, T. Shaughnessy) - Exempt research or treatment consistent with federal regulations from the prohibition against cloning.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s))

     Jan 8-introduced in House; to Judiciary (H)
     Jan 9-posted in committee
     Jan 16-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 17-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, January 18, 2002
     Jan 22-3rd reading, passed 91-0; received in Senate
     Jan 25-to Health and Welfare (S)
     Feb 21-reassigned to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 27-reported without opinion; 1st reading; to Rules (S)
     Mar 28-2nd reading; floor amendments (1) (2) (3) (4-title) and (5) filed
     Mar 29-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 29, 2002; 3rd reading; floor amendment (1) withdrawn ; floor amendment (5) adopted ; laid on clerk's desk with further consideration post-poned indefinitely

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