KY SB134 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Engrossed on March 27 2018 - 50% progression
Action: 2018-03-27 - received in House
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #2) [PDF]


Create new sections of KRS Chapter 314 to define "APRN-designated certified nurse midwife," "certified professional midwife," "certified professional midwifery services," and "council"; create the Certified Professional Midwives Advisory Council under the Board of Nursing and establish its membership; provide that a certified professional midwife has same authority and responsibility as other licensed health care providers regarding public health laws and require each to keep appropriate medical records; require the board to promulgate administrative regulations relating to certified professional midwives, including a requirement for informed consent, fees for permits, statewide requirements for emergency transfer of care, medical tests, and a formulary of medications; permit the board to require a criminal background investigation of an applicant for a permit as a certified professional midwife by means of a fingerprint check; require the council to delineate findings on restrictions to providing certified professional midwifery services; provide immunity from liability in civil action for health care providers who have acted in consultation with a certified professional midwife; amend KRS 164.298, 211.180, 311.271, and 311.550 to conform.

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AN ACT relating to permits for certified professional midwives.


Roll Calls

2018-03-27 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading W/SCS 1 RSN# 647 (Y: 29 N: 8 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2018-03-27 - Senate - Senate: Adopt SFA 1 TO W/ SCS 1 RSN# 646 (Y: 18 N: 19 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [FAIL]


2018-03-27Housereceived in House
2018-03-27Senatepassed 29-8 with Committee Substitute (1)
2018-03-27Senatefloor amendment (1) defeated
2018-03-27Senate3rd reading
2018-03-22Senatepassed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
2018-03-22Senateposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 22, 2018
2018-03-20Senatefloor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
2018-03-20Senate2nd reading, to Rules
2018-03-19Senatereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
2018-02-14Senateto Health & Welfare (S)
2018-02-07Senateintroduced in Senate

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