Kentucky Pregnant Workers Act | Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Kentucky Pregnant Workers Act

Senate Bill Number: 
18

Senate Bill 18, the Kentucky Pregnant Workers Act, would ensure that pregnant workers are given fair treatment on the job and would promote equal opportunity in the workplace. 

Read a Health Impact Assessment about SB 18 from the Center for Health Equity in Louisville.

Bill Sponsor(s): 
Sen. Alice Kerr + 3 others

SB 18 was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee on February 14. It was approved by the full Senate on February 22, 25-7.

The bill was approved by the House Judiciary Committee on March 12, 20-1, and the full House on the last day, 87-5. It was signed into law by Gov. Bevin on April 9,

KFTC's Position: 
On Our Radar