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KYHB153PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 210 to establish the Kentucky Mental Health First Aid Training Program or similar program to be administered by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, subject to appropriation by the General Assembly or fundin...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYHB135PassAmend KRS 311.842 to require the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure to promulgate administrative regulations relating the prescribing of controlled substances by physician assistants; amend KRS 311.844 to establish continuing education requirements ...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYSB60PassAmend KRS 214.155 to add spinal muscular atrophy to the list of heritable conditions tested at birth.
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYSB82PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 210 to establish the Kentucky Eating Disorder Council in the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; set forth membership and duties; require a report annually beginning December 1, 2020; sunset the council on Dece...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYHB229PassAmend KRS 65.7631, relating to amounts distributed to public safety answering points (PSAPs) for the purposes of answering, routing, and properly disposing of CMRS 911 calls, to remove the qualifier "CMRS."
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYSB125PassAmend KRS 311.900 to modify definitions used for athletic trainer licensing; amend KRS 311.901 to require athletic trainer regulations that include procedures, discipline, a code of ethics, and standards of practice; add a third supervising physician...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYSB20EngrossCreate a new section of KRS 194A.700 to 194A.729 to prohibit certification or certification renewal of an assisted-living community if it is owned, managed, or operated by any person convicted of certain crimes or listed on an abuse list; exempt owne...
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2020-03-26
To House Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs Committee
KYHB447EngrossAmend KRS 405.075 to define and allow the use of a "newborn safety device" related to the anonymous surrendering of a newborn infant in the Commonwealth.
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2020-03-26
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSB191EngrossAmend KRS 309.080 to add definitions of certified alcohol and drug counselor assistant I and II; create new sections of KRS 309.080 to 309.089 to establish requirements for certification of alcohol and drug couselor assistant I and II; amend KRS 309....
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2020-03-26
Conference Committee appointed in House
KYSB30EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to limit the number of managed care organization (MCO) contracts to operate the Medicaid program to three.
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2020-03-19
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB46EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 18A to allow full-time employees of the Commonwealth of Kentucky a paid leave of absence of 240 hours for donating a human organ and 40 hours for donating bone marrow and to set requirements for the paid leave of a...
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2020-03-19
To Senate Rules Committee
KYSB149EngrossAmend KRS 40.317 to decrease the number of veterans' benefits regional administrators and modify their duties; amend KRS 40.325 to include definition of nurse aides and allow for the hiring of nurse aides at veterans' centers; amend KRS 45A.960 to in...
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2020-03-19
To House Rules Committee
KYHR77PassDeclare October 9, 2020, to be PANDAS and PANS Awareness Day.
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2020-03-19
adopted by voice vote
KYSB173EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 222 to encourage employment of workers who participate in employer-sponsored substance use disorder treatment.
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2020-03-19
received in House
KYSB205EngrossAmend KRS 202A.021 to permit voluntary transport to a hospital or psychiatric facility with authorization of the admitting and receiving hospital or facility; amend KRS 645.030 to permit voluntary transport of a child to a hospital or psychiatric fac...
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2020-03-19
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB496EngrossAmend KRS 333.150 to permit a patient to request and receive results of his or her genetic or genetic-related tests; require results of genetic or genetic-related tests to be reported and transmitted to a patient who requested the test; amend KRS 333...
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2020-03-19
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHB3EngrossCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 411 to lift the statute of limitations for certain lawsuits where comparative fault is an issue; extend the statute of limitations for one year for plaintiffs who submit claims regarding long-term-care facilities to...
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2020-03-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB29EngrossAmend KRS 216A.070 to extend temporary permits from a period not to exceed 6 months to 9 months.
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2020-03-18
To House Rules Committee
KYHB387EngrossCreate a new section of Subchapter 20 of KRS Chapter 154 to establish the rural hospital operations and facilities revolving loan fund; APPROPRIATION.
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2020-03-18
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB129PassCreate new sections of KRS 211.180 to 211.190 to establish definitions; establish the amount of funds to be allocated to and used by local health departments in Kentucky for employment, services, and programs; amend KRS 194A.050, 211.180, 211.357, 21...
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2020-03-17
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 21)
KYSJR35EngrossDirect the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to establish the Task Force on Services for Persons with Brain Injuries; establish duties of the task force; establish members of the task force; require a report to the Legislative Research Commissio...
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2020-03-17
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYSB90IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 344 to define terms; prohibit discrimination against medical care providers who decline to perform procedures that violate their conscience; grant providers the right not to participate in or pay for services that v...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB286IntroAmend KRS 314.011 to allow designated advanced practice registered nurses certified in psychiatric-mental health nursing to prescribe up to two sequential refills for a 30 day supply of psychostimulants; amend KRS 314.042 to remove the one-year pract...
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB344PassAmend KRS 218A.240 to add permission for the Cabinet for Health and Family Services or applicable licensing board to access KASPER data to notify patients of a practitioner's emergency closure; amend KRS 218A.245 to delete reporting requirement on re...
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2020-03-17
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 20)
KYHCR78EngrossCreate the Kentucky Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcal Infections (PANDAS) and Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS) Task Force to provide recommendations to the Cabinet for Health and Family...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHB435IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 311 to permit a physician to provide long-term antibiotic therapy for a therapeutic purpose for a patient diagnosed with Lyme disease and not be subject to punishment by the State Board of Medical Licensure; requir...
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB436IntroAmend 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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2020-03-17
posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 18, 2020
KYSJR173EngrossDirect the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to create the Task Force on Exceptional Support Waiver Services; require a report to the Governor, General Assembly, and the Interim Joint Committee on Health, Welfare, and Family Services by August 1...
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2020-03-17
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB474IntroAmend KRS 314.011 to change the definitions of "advanced practice registered nursing" and "licensed practical nursing practice" related to the prescribing and ordering of medication, treatments, drugs, devices, and diagnostic tests; amend KRS 314.021...
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHJR123IntroDirect the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to gather data from all licensed healthcare facilities, healthcare workers and healthcare professional associations to assess the status of health workplace safety in the Commonwealth and policies and...
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHJR121IntroDirect all hospitals offering emergency services, the Kentucky Board of Nursing, the Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs, and the Kentucky Office of Victim Advocacy to report information relating to sexual assault nurse examinations and s...
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSB9EngrossCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 311 to prohibit a person from denying or depriving a born-alive infant of nourishment with the intent to cause or allow the death of the infant; prohibit a person from denying or depriving a born-alive infant of med...
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2020-03-12
posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 17, 2020
KYHB452IntroAmend KRS 132.195 to include specific privately owned leasehold interests in residential property owned by a purely public charity in the list of leasehold interests exempt from state and local property taxation at the prevailing rate; amend KRS 132....
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2020-03-12
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHR126IntroEncourage Kentucky institutions such as colleges, universities, and hospitals to create tuition benefit, loan forgiveness, or other incentivizing programs in order to improve health care in critical care access and health professional shortage areas.
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2020-03-12
To House Education Committee
KYSB45PassCreate a new section of KRS 199.896 to 199.8996 to establish operational standards for child-care centers in Kentucky.
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2020-03-11
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 8)
KYHB5IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 214 to enact and enter into the Solemn Covenant of the States to Award Prizes for Curing Diseases Interstate Compact with all other jurisdictions that legally join in the compact; declare the purpose of the compact...
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2020-03-11
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSB123PassAmend KRS 12.020 relating to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to restructure units within the cabinet; amend KRS 194A.030 related to the Office of the Secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to restructure units and establis...
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2020-03-11
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 9)
KYSR162PassDeclare 2020 as the Year of the Eye Exam.
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2020-03-11
adopted by voice vote
KYHB24PassAppropriate to the Department of Veterans' Affairs $2,500,000 from the General Fund in fiscal year 2019-2020 for design and preconstruction costs for the Bowling Green Veterans Center; stipulate that appropriations in this Act shall be paid from the ...
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2020-03-10
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 7)
KYHCR5PassUrge federal policymakers to expedite research regarding the safety and efficacy of the use of marijuana for medical purposes.
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2020-03-09
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 6)
KYHB573IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 338 to define "health care facility," "health care worker," "workplace safety," and "'workplace violence"; to require a health care facility to annually perform workplace safety and workplace violence assessments; ...
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2020-03-09
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYSJR246IntroDirect the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to assess Kentucky’s preparedness to address the corona virus and report to the General Assembly.
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2020-03-06
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSB274IntroCreate a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to require out-of-network coverage of air ambulance claims; require program for payment of out-of-network air ambulance claims; require mediation process for out-of-network claims; deem complian...
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2020-03-06
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
KYSB265IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 367 to require health care providers to provide good faith estimates to patients for scheduled health care services; require health care providers and insurers to disclose certain information for scheduled health c...
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2020-03-06
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
KYSB284IntroAmend KRS 304.17-316 to require health insurance policies offering coverage for hospital, medical, or surgical benefits for a mastectomy to provide coverage for annual breast cancer screenings for persons 35 years of age or older; amend KRS 304.17A-1...
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2020-03-06
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
KYHB578IntroAmend KRS 216B.400 to require that every hospital that provides emergency services have a sexual assault nurse examiner on duty 24 hours each day.
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2020-03-04
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB571IntroAmend KRS 311.6201 and 314.199 to allow for Medicaid recipients to be able to have a direct primary care membership agreement.
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2020-03-04
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB590IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to require the Department for Medicaid Services to directly administer behavioral health services benefits; prohibit the Department of Medicaid Services from entering into or renewing contracts that allow any e...
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2020-03-04
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYSB233IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to establish academic requirements for instruction on organ procurement and tissue donation designed to develop a knowledge of the potentially life-saving achievement involved in organ and tissue transplantatio...
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2020-03-04
To Senate Education Committee
KYHB549IntroAmend KRS 311B.020 to change the definition of "limited X-ray machine operator" and "medical imaging technologist."
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2020-03-04
To House Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs Committee
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