KY SB45 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Passed on March 25 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-03-25 - signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 134)
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Amend KRS 304.17A-164 to redefine "cost sharing" and define "generic alternative," "health plan," "insured," and "person"; prohibit an insurer or pharmacy benefit manager from excluding any cost-sharing amount paid by or or behalf of an insured when calculating the insured's contribution to any applicable cost-sharing requirement; exempt fully insured or self-insured health benefit plans provided to state employees under KRS 18A.225; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2022.

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AN ACT relating to prescription drugs.


Roll Calls

2021-03-16 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RSN# 1738 (Y: 35 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2021-03-12 - House - House: Third Reading RCS# 283 (Y: 89 N: 8 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2021-02-26 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading W/scs 1 RSN# 1587 (Y: 36 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2021-03-25Senatesigned by Governor (Acts Ch. 134)
2021-03-16Senatedelivered to Governor
2021-03-16Senateenrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
2021-03-16Senateenrolled, signed by President of the Senate
2021-03-16SenateBill passed 35-0
2021-03-16SenateSenate concurred in House Committee Substitute (1)
2021-03-15Senateposted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute (1) for Tuesday, March 16, 2021
2021-03-12Senateto Rules (S)
2021-03-12Senatereceived in Senate
2021-03-12House3rd reading, passed 89-8 with Committee Substitute
2021-03-11Houseposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 12, 2021
2021-03-04House2nd reading, to Rules
2021-03-03Housereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
2021-03-01Houseposted in committee
2021-03-01Houseto Banking & Insurance (H)
2021-03-01Houseto Committee on Committees (H)
2021-03-01Housereceived in House
2021-02-26Senate3rd reading, passed 36-0 with Committee Substitute
2021-02-25Senateposted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, February 26, 2021
2021-02-24Senate2nd reading, to Rules
2021-02-23Senatereported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
2021-02-02Senateto Banking & Insurance (S)
2021-01-05Senateto Committee on Committees (S)
2021-01-05Senateintroduced in Senate
2020-12-09SenatePrefiled by the sponsor(s).


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