AN ACT relating to the practice of pharmacy.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:
Section 1. KRS 315.020 is amended to read as follows:
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(5) No pharmacist licensed under the provisions of
KRS Chapter 315 shall be required to perform any act or omit the performance
of any act in the normal course of the practice of pharmacy if the
pharmacist objects to the act or omission because of professional duty, or
the pharmacist objects, as a matter of conscience, on moral, ethical, or
Section 2. KRS 315.121 is amended to read as follows:
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(6) The refusal to act or refusal to omit any act
because of a claim of conscience under Section 1 of this Act shall not be
the basis for any claim of damages against the pharmacist or the pharmacy of
the pharmacist and shall not be the basis for any disciplinary,
recrimination, or discrimination action against the pharmacist.