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KYSB50PassAmend KRS 213.101 to require a report of dispensing a prescription for RU-486, cytotec, pitocin, mifeprex, misoprostol, or any other drug or combination of drugs that are intended to end a pregnancy to the Vital Statistics Branch within 15 days after...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 191)
KYHB64PassAmend KRS 217.215 to permit pharmacists to dispense a prescription refill in an amount equal to the standard unit of dispensing for the drug without authorization by the prescribing practitioner in emergency situations in which such authorization may...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch.185)
KYHB342PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to require that all prescriptions for controlled substances be submitted electronically except for certain conditions; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to promultate administrative regulation...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 106)
KYHB237PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 214 to define terms; establish authority and standards for permitting expedited partner therapy for a sexually transmitted gonorrhea or chlamydia infection.
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch.175)
KYHB470PassAmend KRS 217.186 to allow a pharmacist to dispense naloxone to a person or agency who provides training on the use of naloxone as a part of a harm reduction program; amend KRS 218A.1412 to make a technical correction to clarify that heroin trafficki...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 130)
KYHB513PassAmend KRS 12.500, 210.485, 210.506, 210.509, 214.185, 222.003, 222.271, 222.311, 222.421, 222.430, 222.431, 222.432, 222.433; 222.434, 222.435, 222.441, 222.460, 304.17A-660, 311B.160, 600.020, 610.127, and 620.023, to change "alcohol and other drug ...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 128)
KYHB121EngrossAmend KRS 304.17A-611 to prohibit insurers from setting requirements or using certain utilization reviews for certain prescription drugs used to treat opioid use disorder; amend KRS 205.536 to prohibit the Department for Medicaid Services or a Medica...
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2019-03-13
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
KYHCR5IntroUrge federal policymakers to incorporate standards for safety and efficacy in the use of medical marijuana.
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2019-03-12
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB136IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 218A to define terms; to exempt the medicinal marijuana program from existing provisions in Kentucky law to the contrary; to require the Department for Alcoholic Beverage and Cannabis Control to implement and regula...
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2019-03-12
floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
KYHCR121IntroCreate the Medicinal Marijuana Task Force to study and make recommendations related to the medicinal use of marijuana in the Commonwealth; outline task force membership; require the task force to meet at least bimonthly during the 2019 Interim and to...
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2019-03-04
floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
KYSB96EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 214 to define terms; establish authority and standards for permitting expedited partner therapy for a sexually transmitted gonorrhea or Chlamydia infecton.
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2019-02-28
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB93IntroAmend KRS 311.844 to provide additional license renewal requirements for physician assistants with controlled substances prescriptive authority; amend KRS 311.854 to require the board to review and approve or deny physician assistant applications wit...
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2019-02-26
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYSB82IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to make the penalty for possession of a personal use quantity of marijuana a prepayable non-criminal fine; amend KRS 218A.010 to define "personal use quantity of marijuana" and "marijuana accessory"; amend KRS...
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2019-02-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB170IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 218A to define terms; to exempt the medicinal marijuana program from existing provisions in Kentucky law to the contrary; to require the Department for Alcoholic Beverage and Cannabis Control to implement and regula...
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2019-02-26
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB3IntroCreate a new section of KRS 205.010 to 205.310 to require the Kentucky Transitional Assistance Program to allocate federal funds in a specified manner based on a percentage formula; create a new section of KRS 205.010 to 205.310 to establish definiti...
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2019-02-26
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYSB139IntroCreate new sections of KRS 304-17A to set requirements for reasonably adequate and accessible pharmacy benefit manager networks; permit the commissioner of the Department of Insurance to review and approve a compensation program that is fair and reas...
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2019-02-25
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
KYHB440IntroAmend KRS 314.042 to add requirements for the Collaborative Agreement for the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse's Prescriptive Authority for Controlled Substances (CAPA-CS).
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2019-02-22
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB512IntroCreate a new section of KRS 217.905 to 217.919 to require a pharmacist or a pharmacist’s designee to inform persons verbally, in writing, or by posted signage of methods for the sequestration or deactivation and disposal of specified unused, unwant...
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2019-02-21
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB506IntroAmend KRS 218A.202 to require that the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to establish secure connections between Kentucky's electronic system for monitoring controlled substances and a prescribing or dispensing health care practitioner’s elect...
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2019-02-21
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB474IntroAmend KRS 342.610 to exclude certain levels of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol in the blood from the presumption that an injury was caused by the introduction of certain substances into the employee's body.
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2019-02-21
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB502IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 217 to define terms; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to annually compile a list of certain prescription drugs deemed to be essential to treating diabetes and a list of such drugs that have been su...
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2019-02-21
To House Banking and Insurance Committee
KYHB425IntroAmend KRS 218A.172 to require that a health care practitioner discus and refer or prescribe alternative chronic pain treatments before initially prescribing or dispensing a controlled substance.
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2019-02-20
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB449IntroAmend KRS 304.17A-611 to prohibit insurers from setting requirements or using certain utilization reviews for a covered person's initial admission of up to 14 days to a short-term residential treatment facility for substance use disorder treatment; a...
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2019-02-20
To House Banking and Insurance Committee
KYHB398IntroAmend KRS 218A.1412 to make a technical correction to clarify that heroin trafficking is not eligible for a Class D felony.
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2019-02-19
To House Judiciary Committee
KYSB247IntroAmend KRS 218A.202 to require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to establish secure connections between Kentucky's electronic system for monitoring controlled substances and a prescribing or dispensing health care practitioner’s electronic...
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2019-02-19
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHB310IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 222 to entitle this Act the "Medication-Assisted Treatment Program Licensing Act"; define terms; establish the licensure for opioid treatment programs; require oversight by the Department for Behavioral Health, Deve...
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2019-02-12
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYSB106IntroAmend KRS 218A.172 to add issues that a practitioner is required to discuss with a patient prior to prescribing or dispensing a controlled substance to a patient; require that the same information is discussed prior to a third sequential prescription...
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2019-02-08
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHB265IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to make the penalty for possession of a personal use quantity of marijuana a prepayable non-criminal fine; amend KRS 218A.010 to define "personal use quantity of marijuana" and "marijuana accessory"; amend KRS...
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2019-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB188IntroCreate a noncodified section to relate legislative findings about cannabis; create new sections of KRS Chapter 260 to establish the Office of Cannabis Control within the Department of Agriculture; to prohibit the production, storage, sale, or transpo...
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2019-02-06
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSB42IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 205 to limit the number of (MCO) contracts to operate the Medicaid program to three and to establish a process for selecting the three MCOs to be awarded the contracts; require that services provided in rural counti...
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2019-01-11
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSB69IntroAmend KRS 218A.500 to limit local health departments which operate syringe and needle exchanges to exchanging only on a one-for-one basis.
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2019-01-11
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHB44IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 222 to establish the Kentucky addiction prevention, recovery, and enforcement fund; establish administering committee membership; direct all revenues from the Commonwealth related to the drug epidemic to the fund; ...
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2019-01-10
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYSB80IntroEstablish and create new sections of KRS Chapter 245 to define terms, allow for possession, growth, use, processing, purchasing, transfer, and consumption of cannabis; establish limits for transfer; allow for purchasing and manufacture of cannabis ac...
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2019-01-10
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHB87IntroCreate a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304, relating to health benefit plans, to require coverage for infertility treatment; prohibit insurers from denying coverage for services which would otherwise be covered services solely because th...
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2019-01-10
To House Banking and Insurance Committee
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