KY SB91 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 3-1)
Status: Engrossed on February 19 2020 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-02-21 - to Health and Family Services (H)
Pending: House Health and Family Services Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Create a new section of KRS Chapter 216B to define terms and to require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to promulgate administrative regulations requiring the use of a smoke evacuation system during any surgical procedure that is likely to produce surgical smoke; amend KRS 216B.990 to establish penalties.

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AN ACT relating to surgical smoke evacuation.


Roll Calls

2020-02-18 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RSN# 1236 (Y: 32 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 6) [PASS]


2020-02-21Houseto Health and Family Services (H)
2020-02-19Housereceived in House
2020-02-18Senate3rd reading, passed 32-0
2020-02-14Senateposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 18, 2020
2020-02-13Senate2nd reading, to Rules
2020-02-12Senatereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
2020-01-16Senateto Health & Welfare (S)
2020-01-14Senateintroduced in Senate


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