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Bevin to highlight new laws at signing ceremony

Posted at 5:30 AM, Aug 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-27 05:30:07-04

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Gov. Matt Bevin is expected to ceremonially sign several pieces of legislation on Tuesday.

Six new laws will be highlighted as Bevin is joined by state lawmakers and advocates in Frankfort.

The measures were passed in the 2019 by the General Assembly. They include a bill that enhances and more clearly defines penalties for the crime of terroristic threatening; legilation that requires health insurance plans to cover genetic testing for cancer, a measure that establishes licensing and procedures for certifying professional midwives; and several others.

The signing is set to get underway at 11 a.m. in the state Capitol.