LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) – Rep. Jeff Hoover is in the hospital, according to a family member.

His family said, according to a statement from Kentucky House Speaker Pro Tempore David Osborne, Hoover is undergoing testing due to a heart-related issue.

Osbourne says the family is requesting their privacy is respected until further information is available.

The news of Hoover being admitted to the hospital comes after he resigned from his position as House speaker. Hoover resigned amid sexual harassment allegations.

House Democratic Leader Rocky Adkins released a statement:

"We may disagree from time to time, but on matters like this, I think of Jeff and my fellow legislators as family. The other members of the House Democratic caucus and I wish him a speedy recovery and are praying for his good health. We look forward to seeing him again soon in the Capitol."