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KYSB171PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 211 to require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to promulgate regulations regarding splash pads that are operated by local governments; amend KRS 337.285 and 95.495 to allow peace officers in cities of th...
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2021-03-29
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 152)
KYHR59PassAffirm support for services and providers addressing the domestic violence, sexual violence, and child abuse public health crisis.
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2021-03-29
adopted by voice vote
KYSB8PassAmend KRS 214.036 to provide exemptions from mandatory immunization for any child, emancipated minor, or adult who, personally or by a parent or guardian, submits a written sworn statement objecting to the immunization based on conscientiously held b...
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2021-03-28
became law without Governor's Signature (Acts Ch. 147)
KYSB44PassCreate a new section of Subtitle 17A, KRS Chapter 304 to require health benefit plans to accept, and count towards the insured's contributions, premium and cost-sharing payments made on behalf of an insured from state or federal government programs, ...
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2021-03-25
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 133)
KYSB16PassAmend KRS 214.540 to change Colon Cancer Screening Program to the Colon Cancer Screening and Prevention Program; amend KRS 214.543 to change Colon Cancer Screening Program fund to Colon Cancer Screening and Prevention Program fund; require the fund t...
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2021-03-25
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 130)
KYHB212PassAmend KRS 211.684 to require the child and maternal fatality annual report to do a demographic analysis by race, income, and geography and require the annual report be sent to the Interim Joint Committee on Health, Welfare, and Family Services.
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2021-03-25
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 121)
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)
KYSB61PassAmend KRS 216.710 to establish definitions for "direct-care staff member" , "Facilities or programs," and "recipient"; create a new section of KRS 216.710 to 216.716 to require direct-care staff who provide care for a client with Alzheimer's or anoth...
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2021-03-22
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 72)
KYHB219PassAmend KRS 217.177 to delete recordkeeping requirements for the sale of hypodermic syringes or needles; add provisions for the sale of hypodermic syringes or needles without a prescription including a limit of 30 syringes of needles, proof of purchase...
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2021-03-22
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 56)
KYHB190PassCreate a new section of KRS 217.280 to 217.390 to exempt legally permitted food service establishments from any state or local laws and administrative regulations that prohibit the sale of grocery items such as bread, milk, and other grocery staples ...
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2021-03-18
signed by Governor Acts Ch. 42)
KYSR66PassDesignate April as Parkinson's Awareness Month.
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2021-03-16
adopted by voice vote
KYHR14Intro

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Proclaim April 26, 2021, to be Diabetic Ketoacidosis Awareness Day in Kentucky.
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2021-03-05
To House Floor Committee
KYHR87PassRecognize March 4, 2021, as World Obesity Day in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
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2021-03-04
adopted by voice vote
KYHB214Engross

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 42 to mandate that personal protective equipment purchased or leased in the Commonwealth of Kentucky be manufactured or produced in the United States; create exceptions that are to be monitored by the Finance and A...
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2021-03-03
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, & Labor Committee
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
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
KYSR129PassDeclare September 27, 2021, as Hereditary Cancer Awareness Day.
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2021-03-03
adopted by voice vote
KYSR34PassDesignate the official mental health flag for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
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2021-02-26
adopted by voice vote
KYSB83Intro

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Create 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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2021-02-24
floor amendment (3) filed
KYSB158Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 214 to prohibit requiring the wearing of facial coverings in the Commonwealth during state of emergencies related to viruses or diseases.
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2021-02-24
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSB258Intro

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Amend KRS 344.040 to remove protections against employment discrimination based on an individual's status as a smoker or nonsmoker.
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2021-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB590Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 39A to require that vaccine be distributed to a qualified and enrolled vaccine site that has storage capability, reporting ability, and a sufficient number of preregistered and scheduled patients who meet current v...
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2021-02-23
To House Committee On Committees
KYHR72Intro

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Express the belief that the Government of the People's Republic of China made multiple serious mistakes in the early stages of the COVID-19 outbreak that heightened the severity and spread of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, including the intentional s...
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2021-02-23
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB559Intro

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Create a new section of subchapter 10 of KRS Chapter 224 to define "PFAS chemicals"; require the Energy and Environment Cabinet on or before January 1, 2022, to promulgate administrative regulations establishing maximum PFAS chemical limits and monit...
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2021-02-23
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB442Intro

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Create a new section of Subtitle 17A, KRS Chapter 304 to require health benefit plans to accept, and count towards the insured's contributions, premium and cost-sharing payments made on behalf of an insured from state or federal government programs, ...
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2021-02-22
To House Banking and Insurance Committee
KYSB246Intro

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Amend KRS 154.12-330 to give preference to veterans in the issuance of small business loans; amend KRS 154.12-213 to require monthly veteran workforce reports; create a new section of KRS Chapter 154 to require annual job training reports by the Kent...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection Committee
KYHB546Intro

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Create new sections of KRS Chapter 210 to define new terms; establish a crisis hotline center; designate the cabinet to promulgate regulations relating to crisis hotline centers; establish a fund to pay for the costs associated with maintaining a cri...
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2021-02-22
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB506Intro

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Create new sections of KRS Chapter 311 to define terms; establish a qualified terminally ill individual's right to voluntarily request medication to self-administer to cause death; require conditions for making request; permit individual to rescind r...
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2021-02-11
To House Committee On Committees
KYSB208Intro

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Amend KRS 217.005, 217.125, 217.126, and 217.128 to establish standards for statewide mobile food units; create a new section of KRS Chapter 217 to establish operational, inspection, and regulation standards for statewide mobile food units; amend KRS...
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2021-02-09
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYHJR54Intro

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Direct the Governor to revoke the mask mandate.
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2021-02-09
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB403Intro

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Create new sections of KRS Chapter 210 to define new terms; establish a crisis hotline center to provide crisis intervention services and crisis care coordination; create a mobile crisis team; and establish certification for crisis receiving and stab...
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2021-02-09
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB444Intro

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Amend KRS 222.231 to require licensed substance use disorder programs providing residential treatment to obtain accreditation and American Society of Addiction Medice level of care certification in order; permit a 1-year extension from initial licens...
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2021-02-09
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB452Intro

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Require school districts to reopen when 80% of certified personnel and 80% of classified personnel are vaccinated for COVID-19; establish public reporting requirements for the school personnel vaccination rate; provide that an action may be filed aga...
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2021-02-09
To House Committee On Committees
KYSB213Intro

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Invalidate Executive Order 2020-0215 relating to the declaration of emergency in response to the novel coronavirus; EMERGENCY.
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2021-02-09
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYSB98Intro

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Amend KRS 344.010 to define "immunization"; amend KRS 344.040 to prohibit employers from discriminating against an individual who declines immunization or requiring immunization as a condition of employment.
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2021-02-04
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSB117Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to allow an independent institution or postsecondary educational institution to require a student to receive a vaccination for disease if exemption provisions are allowed; create a new section of KRS 216B to al...
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2021-02-04
To Senate Education Committee
KYSR40PassDeclare May 2021 to be Mental Health Month in Kentucky.
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2021-02-04
adopted by voice vote
KYSB1PassAmend KRS 39A.090 to limit the effective dates of executive orders issued by the Governor to 30 days unless an extension is approved by the General Assembly, and prohibit the Governor from issuing a new executive order relating to the same emergency ...
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2021-02-02
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 6)
KYSB37Intro

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Amend KRS 214.036 to prohibit required immunization of any person by any state agency or instrumentality; create a new section of KRS Chapter 338 to prohibit required immunization of any employee by an employer as defined in KRS 338.015; EMERGENCY.
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2021-02-02
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHR39Intro

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Declare March 2021 to be Kentucky Maternal and Infant Mortality and Disparities Awareness Month.
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHCR37Intro

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Establish the Infant Mortality Task Force; list duties and members of the task force; require the task force to meet monthly during the 2021 Interim of the General Assembly and to submit a report by December 1, 2021.
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB297Intro

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Amend KRS 211.690 to require the Health Access Nurturing Development Services program to provide educational information about maternal and postpartum depression; make technical correction.
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHJR40Intro

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Declare racism a public health and safety crisis and demand redress.
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB292Intro

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Create multiple new sections of KRS chapter 309 to define terms; establish a certification process for doulas with training and in-person education requirements; establish an application fee; grant the Department for Public Health the authority to pr...
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB266Intro

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Create a new section of KRS 211 to require Medicaid reimbursement for qualified doula services; require a report on the effect of these provisions to be submitted annually to the Legislative Research Commission by the Cabinet for Health and Family Se...
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2021-01-13
To House Committee On Committees
KYSB109Intro

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Amend KRS 211.190 to allow local government entities and special districts to void implementation of the water fluoridation programs administered by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services by legislative action.
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2021-01-12
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYSB92Intro

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Create various new sections of KRS Chapter 218A to define terms; exempt the medicinal cannabis program from existing provisions in Kentucky law to the contrary; require the Department of Alcoholic Beverage and Cannabis Control implement and regulate ...
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2021-01-08
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYSB81Intro

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Create a new section of KRS 438.305 to 438.350 to permit city or county governments to impose restrictions or requirements on the use, display, sale, and distribution of tobacco products or vapor products that are stricter than those imposed under st...
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2021-01-07
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYHB185Intro

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Amend KRS 211.684 and 211.686 to require the establishment of the state and local child and maternal fatality review teams.
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2021-01-06
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB136Intro

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Create various new sections of KRS Chapter 218A to define terms; exempt the medicinal cannabis program from existing provisions in Kentucky law to the contrary; require the Department of Alcoholic Beverage and Cannabis Control implement and regulate ...
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2021-01-06
To House Committee On Committees
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