KY SB85 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-2)
Status: Introduced on January 13 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-17 - to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
Pending: Senate Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Create a new section of KRS Chapter 210 define "conversion therapy," "mental health professional," and "public funds"; prohibit mental health professionals from engaging in conversion therapy with a person under 18 years of age or a person who is 18 years or older who is an adult as defined in KRS 209.020 or a ward as defined in KRS 387.510; require violations to be subject to board discipline; prohibit public funds from being used for conversion therapy; add the short title "Mental Health Protection Act"; EMERGENCY.

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AN ACT relating to mental health protection and declaring an emergency.



2020-01-17Senateto Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
2020-01-13Senateintroduced in Senate


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