Kentucky Representative Susan Westrom [D]

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KYHR4PassCommemorate the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
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2021-09-09
adopted by voice vote
KYHB492PassAmend KRS 620.100 to establish a requirement that ensures that separate counsel is available to advise a cabinet employee in court anytime that the cabinet employee is required to be in court; amend KRS 620.142 to establish custodial, permanency, and...
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2021-04-05
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 180)
KYHB551Intro

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Create new sections of KRS Chapters 23A and 24A to establish remote attendance by a defendant who is in jail or a detention facility via two-way audio-video communications; specify proceedings when remote attendance is required and when permitted; es...
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2021-03-30
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB221Engross

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Amend KRS 620.030 to establish requirements for reports of alleged child dependency, abuse, or neglect.
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2021-03-29
floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute , floor amendment (2-title) filed to bill
KYHB44PassAmend KRS 210.365 to make firefighters eligible for crisis intervention team training along with law enforcement officers currently permitted such training; amend KRS 95A.220 with an appropriation of $1,250,000 each fiscal year for treatment of full-...
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2021-03-25
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 114)
KYHB427PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 15 to establish the Kentucky Opioid Abatement Advisory Commission; create a new section of KRS Chapter 15 to establish the opioid abatement trust fund; EMERGENCY.
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2021-03-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 113)
KYHB438PassAmend KRS 205.532 to amend the definition of "credentialing verification organization;" delete the definition of "request for proposals;" delete the requirement that the Department for Medicaid Services contract with a credentialing verification orga...
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2021-03-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 97)
KYHB7PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 222 to establish the Advisory Council for Recovery Ready Communities; establish membership and duties of the council; allow for the promulgation of administrative regulations.
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2021-03-23
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 77)
KYHB105PassAmend KRS 39F.180 to require that any agency searching for a lost or missing person contact appropriate agencies within four hours of receiving the report and utilize existing resources, including but not limited to electronic highway signs, the Ambe...
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2021-03-23
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 86)
KYHB254PassAmend KRS 531.335 to raise the penalty for possession or viewing of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor under the age of 12 years to a Class C felony; amend KRS 531.340 to raise the penalty for the distribution of matter portraying a se...
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2021-03-23
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 87)
KYHB398PassAmend KRS 40.300 to create the Office of Kentucky Veterans' Centers, Office of Veteran Legal Services, and Office of Kentucky Veterans' Services within the Office of the Commissioner within the Department of Veterans' Affairs; amend KRS 40.325 to con...
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2021-03-23
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 95)
KYHB140PassCreate various new sections of KRS Chapter 211 to define terms; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to establish minimum standards to telehealth; reestablish the requirement for the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and managed ca...
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2021-03-22
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 67)
KYHB95PassAmend KRS 304-17A.148 to cap the cost-sharing requirements for prescription insulin at $30 per 30 day supply; amend KRS 18A.225 to require the Kentucky Employee Health Plan to comply; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2022.
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2021-03-22
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 75)
KYHB276PassCreates a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to require the Department for Medicaid Services to accept the employment of temporary COVID-19 personal care attendants as meeting necessary training for State Registered Nurse Aides; require the Department fo...
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2021-03-22
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 58)
KYHB75PassCreate a new section of Subtitle 12 of KRS Chapter 304 to define "insurance coverage" and "living donor"; prohibit certain insurance coverage determinations based upon the status of an individual as a living organ donor; amend KRS 2.240 to encourage ...
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2021-03-22
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 55)
KYHB448PassAmend KRS 600.020 to expand the definition of "qualified mental health professional" as it relates to licensed clinical social workers, licensed marriage and family therapists, and credentialed professional counselors.
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2021-03-22
signed by Governor (ActsCh. 61)
KYHB38PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 319 to enact and enter into the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact with all other jurisdictions that legally join the compact; declare the purpose of the compact; define terms; allow a psychologist to hold one ...
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2021-03-18
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 46)
KYHB48PassCreate a new section of Subtitle 12 of KRS Chapter 304 to establish certain insurance practices relating to the reimbursement of pharmacists; amend KRS 304.14-135 to establish a clean claim form for the reimbursement of certain pharmacist services or...
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2021-03-18
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 30)
KYHB79PassAmend KRS 309.350 to establish the definition for "massage establishment"; amend KRS 309.351 to allow licensed massage therapists to use pulsed electromagnetic field therapy or microcurrent devices for which they are trained; prohibit the application...
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2021-03-18
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 29)
KYHB50PassAmend KRS 304.17A-660 to define "classification of benefits" and "nonquantitative treatment limitation"; amend KRS 304.17A-661 to modify mental health parity requirements; require parity coverage for nonquantitative treatment limitations and medical ...
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2021-03-12
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 15)
KYHB251Engross

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Amend KRS 12.357 to require administrative bodies to renew regular occupational licneses to spouses of active duty members of the Armed Forces without payment of fees or dues.
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2021-03-12
To Senate Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection Committee
KYHB148Engross

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Amend KRS 532.130, 532.135, and 532.140 to add a diagnosis of serious mental illness to the disabilities which prevent execution for persons convicted of capital offenses.
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2021-03-11
floor amendment (1) filed
KYHB53PassAmend KRS 205.540 to add one representative of a recognized consumer advocacy group representing persons reentering society following incarceration to the Advisory Council for Medical Assistance; amend KRS 205.590 to amend the membership of the Techn...
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2021-03-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 11)
KYHCR55Engross

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Create the 1915(c) Home and Community Based Services Waiver Redesign Task Force to review previous waiver redesign efforts undertaken by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and to develop recommendations to ensure the quality and stability of ...
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2021-03-05
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYHR80PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of Michael Dean Bowling.
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2021-03-04
adopted by voice vote
KYHB305Engross

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 2 establishing the official Kentucky Mental Health Flag.
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2021-03-03
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHB364Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 6 to create the Race and Access to Opportunity Committee of the General Assembly, set membership, duties, and areas of study; amend KRS 18A.030 to require a demographic report be made to the committee; amend KRS 15...
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2021-03-03
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB294Engross

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Create a new section of chapter 211 to require all hospitals or alternative birthing centers offering obstetric services or licensed health care providers, including nurse midwives or certified professional midwives to provide each maternity patient ...
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2021-03-03
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHCR7Engross

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Create the Severe Mental Illness Task Force to study the provision of mental health services to adults with a severe mental illness; outline task force membership; require the task force to meet monthly during the 2021 Interim and to submit findings ...
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2021-03-03
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYHB21Intro

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Create new sections of KRS Chapter 455 to require peace officers to give notice before entering premises to execute a search warrant; require officers to activate body-worn cameras when serving a warrant; create processes for enforcement; allow disci...
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2021-03-02
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB561Intro

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Amend KRS 138.220 to set a single excise tax on gasoline and special fuels; set initial base rate at 34 cents per gallon (cpg); subject tax to annual adjustment; eliminate references to taxation on the average wholesale price of gasoline and the supp...
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2021-02-26
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB240Intro

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Amend KRS 341.415 to waive unemployment insurance overpayment debts if recovery would be against good conscience and the overpayment was due to agency error or not due to fraud by the recipient; make technical changes.
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2021-02-24
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB481Intro

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Amend KRS 11A.010 to include the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission and its employees in the definition of "officer"; amend KRS 230.210 to define "licensed premises," "pari-mutuel wagering," and redefine "track"; amend KRS 230.230 to subject members of...
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2021-02-10
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB406Intro

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Amend KRS 341.030, relating to unemployment insurance, to provide for mechanism to allow for an increase in the taxable wage base above $12,000; amend KRS 341.090 to define "alternative base period" and provide for utilization of same; amend KRS 341....
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2021-02-09
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB407Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 190 to prohibit motor vehicle dealers from charging a fee or receiving compensation for providing, procuring, or arranging financing through a third-party lender for the purchase or lease of a motor vehicle by a co...
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2021-02-09
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB408Intro

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Create new sections of KRS Chapter 365 to define "business," "collects," "consumer," "personal information," "sale," and "verified request"; require notices to be accessible to consumers; establish notice requirements; establish the ability to remedy...
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2021-02-09
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB14Intro

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Create a new section in KRS Chapter 132 to exempt veteran service organizations from ad valorem taxation if over 50 percent of the organization's annual net income is expended on behalf of veterans and other charitable causes; amend KRS 132.010 to de...
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2021-02-04
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB371Intro

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Amend KRS 157.196 to require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations ensuring exceptional children have equal access to full range of programs offered by schools, state agencies, or political subdivisions of the state...
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2021-02-04
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB356Intro

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Amend KRS 132.020 to freeze the state property tax rate and eliminate the tax rate reduction for qualified heavy equipment; amend KRS 136.291, 136.505, and 136.506 to reinstate the bank franchise tax and exempt financial institutions from corporation...
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2021-02-03
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB284Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to allow use of leave time for parents to grieve the loss of a child under the age of one year.
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHR38Intro

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Designate May 2-8, 2021, as Postpartum Depression Awareness Week in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB287Intro

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Create a new section of KRS 205.6481 to 205.6497 to allow maternal depression screenings to be claimed as a service for the child as part of the Early and Periodic, Diagnostic and Treatment benefit; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services ...
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB285Intro

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Amend KRS 196.173 to allow an inmate who is known to be pregnant or who has given birth in the last six weeks access to reasonable accommodations for the provision of available certified professional midwifery services or doula services.
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB289Intro

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Create a new section of KRS 210.370 to 210.485 to create the Kentucky Child Mental Health Services Access Program; establish duties and responsibilities; amend KRS 210.400 to establish that the community board for mental health or individuals with an...
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB283Intro

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Amend KRS 205.592 to require Medicaid to cover behavioral health services for eligible pregnant women for 12 months postpartum; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services or the Department for Medicaid Services to request federal authorizatio...
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB286Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to require the Department for Medicaid Services and any managed care organization with whom the department contracts for the delivery of Medicaid services to provide coverage for doula services; establish train...
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB288Intro

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Amend KRS 139.472 to define and exempt from sales and use tax breast pumps, breast pump storage and collection supplies, and breast pump kits from July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2025, and require the Department of Revenue to report the exemption each Dece...
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB293Intro

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Create a new section of KRS 211.672 to 211.678 to establish an advisory committee to review Kentucky’s system of perinatal care and make recommendations for the improvement of perinatal outcomes within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; es...
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB298Intro

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Create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to require health benefit plans to provide coverage for long-acting reversible contraception administered during a postpartum hospital stay; prohibit cost sharing; create a new section of KRS Ch...
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB282Intro

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Amend KRS 342.315 to eliminate the requirement that physicians contracting with the commissioner of the Department of Workers' Claims to perform evaluations in occupational disease claims be "B" readers who are licensed in Kentucky and are board-cert...
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
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