KY HB286 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 17 2020 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-03-17 - recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Pending: House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Amend KRS 314.011 to allow designated advanced practice registered nurses certified in psychiatric-mental health nursing to prescribe up to two sequential refills for a 30 day supply of psychostimulants; amend KRS 314.042 to remove the one-year practice requirement before an APRN may prescribe controlled substances under a CAPA-CS; establish conditions for an APRN to prescribe controlled substances without a CAPA-CS after four years of controlled substance prescribing authority under a CAPA-CS; require an APRN to confirm with the nursing board that the APRN's license is in good standing before prescribing without a CAPA-CS; set procedures for the nursing board's license review; prohibit any attempt to require or compel an APRN to maintain a CAPA-CS to prescribe after the four-year threshold; exempt an equivalently qualified out-of-state APRN from the CAPA-CS requirement to prescribe under licensure by endorsement; require an APRN with less than four years of prescribing controlled substances to maintain a CAPA-CS until the four years are completed.

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AN ACT relating to the prescriptive authority of advanced practice registered nurses.



2020-03-17Houserecommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
2020-03-12House2nd reading, to Rules
2020-03-11Housereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
2020-03-05Houseposted in committee
2020-01-22Houseto Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs (H)
2020-01-17Houseintroduced in House


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