KY SB47 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Passed on March 18 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-03-18 - signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 45)
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Create a new section of KRS Chapter 334A.010 to enact and enter into the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact with all other jurisdictions that legally join in the compact; declare the purpose of the compact; establish definitions; recognize a multistate licensure privilege to practice for audiologists and speech-language pathologists; recognize a multistate licensure privilege for audiologists and speech-language pathologists to practice audiology and speech-language pathology via telehealth; establish provisions for active duty military personnel and their spouses; authorize a remote state to take adverse action against an audiologist or speech-language pathologist's privilege to practice within that member state; authorize a home state to take adverse action against an audiologist's or speech-language pathologist's license issued by the home state; create the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Compact Commission; provide immunity for party states, officers, employees, or representatives of the Commission who act in accordance with the compact; require the Commission to create a database and reporting system containing licensure, adverse actions, and investigative information on all licensed individuals in member states; establish procedures for rulemaking; authorize the Commission to attempt to resolve disputes related to the compact that arise among member states and between member and non-member states; require provisions of the compact to become effective the day it is enacted into law once a state enters the Compact; provide for severability for any provision in the compact that is contrary to the constitution of any party state or of the United States or the applicability thereof to any government, agency, person, or circumstance.

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AN ACT relating to audiology and speech-language pathology.


Roll Calls

2021-03-12 - House - House: Third Reading RCS# 275 (Y: 93 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2021-02-22 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading W/scs1 RSN# 1552 (Y: 34 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2021-03-18Senatesigned by Governor (Acts Ch. 45)
2021-03-12Senatedelivered to Governor
2021-03-12Senateenrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
2021-03-12Senateenrolled, signed by President of the Senate
2021-03-12Senatereceived in Senate
2021-03-12House3rd reading, passed 93-0
2021-03-05Houseposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 11, 2021
2021-03-04House2nd reading, to Rules
2021-03-03Housereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
2021-03-01Houseposted in committee
2021-02-26Houseto Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (H)
2021-02-23Houseto Committee on Committees (H)
2021-02-23Housereceived in House
2021-02-22Senate3rd reading, passed 34-1 with Committee Substitute
2021-02-11Senateposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 16, 2021
2021-02-10Senate2nd reading, to Rules
2021-02-09Senatereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
2021-01-08Senateto Licensing and Occupations (S)
2021-01-05Senateto Committee on Committees (S)
2021-01-05Senateintroduced in Senate
2020-12-11SenatePrefiled by the sponsor(s).


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