KY HB458 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on February 10 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-02-10 - to Committee on Committees (H)
Pending: House Committee On Committees Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Amend KRS 334.020 to allow audiologists licensed under KRS Chapter 334A to engage in the sale and practice of fitting hearing instruments; amend KRS 334A.020 to include selling or fitting of hearing instruments in the definition of "the practice of audiology"; create new sections of KRS Chapter 334A to establish requirements for any person engaged in the selling and fitting of hearing instruments; establish procedures for complaints against licensed persons; establish procedures for a client's right to cancel the purchase of a hearing instrument; require any person licensed to sell hearing instruments to maintain records of clients to whom a hearing device was sold for a minimum of three years; establish exemptions for persons licensed under KRS Chapter 334A.

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AN ACT relating to the selling and fitting of hearing instruments.



2021-02-10Houseto Committee on Committees (H)
2021-02-10Houseintroduced in House


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