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KYHR57PassRecognize May 16, 2022, as Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation Awareness Day.
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2022-04-14
adopted by voice vote
KYHB316PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 2 to designate May 17 of each year as "Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma Awareness Day" and require the Governor to proclaim the same to raise awareness and encourage research into effective treatments and cures.
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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 101)
KYHB502PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 311 to regulate the collection, use, and disclosure of genetic data; create a civil cause of action for violations of the prohibitions, to be brought by the Attorney General; state that the Act shall be known as th...
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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 169)
KYHB512PassCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 211 to require the Department for Public Health to establish and implement a plan for achieving continuous quality improvement in the quality of care provided under a statewide system for heart attack response and t...
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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 115)
KYHB777PassAmend KRS 311A.015 to create the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services as an independent agency of state government; change membership of the board; amend KRS 311A.020 to change complaint investigations of ambulance services; delete language r...
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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 126)
KYHB525PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to require Medicaid reimbursement for certain services provided by certified community health workers; create new sections of KRS Chapter 309 to establish community health worker certification; amend KRS 205.64...
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2022-04-07
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 86)
KYHB219PassCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 214 to define "department" and "program"; establish the Lung Cancer Screening and Prevention Program within the Department for Public Health; provide that services may be undertaken by private contract or operated b...
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2022-03-31
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 71)
KYSCR272Engross

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Establish the Executive Branch Efficiency Task Force; set membership and areas of study; require report of findings by December 1, 2022.
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2022-03-30
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB136Engross

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Create various new sections of KRS 218A to define terms and establish a medicinal cannabis program; create a new section of KRS Chapter 138 to establish an excise tax on certain transfers of medicinal cannabis; amend KRS 139.470 to exempt the sale of...
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2022-03-29
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHB28Engross

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Create a new section in KRS Chapter 336 to prohibit public entity employers from requiring employees and applicants from disclosing his or her immunization status; create a new section in KRS Chapter 164 to prohibit postsecondary schools from requiri...
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2022-03-25
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSB55PassAmend KRS 216B.0425 to change "primary stroke center" to "certified stroke center"; add thrombectomy capable stroke centers to the required list of certified acute stroke ready hospitals; amend KRS 211.575 to change "primary stroke center" to "certif...
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2022-03-25
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 33)
KYSB93Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 344 to require employers that mandate employee immunization to allow exceptions based on religious belief or conscientious objection to immunizations; provide sample form for employee affirmation; amend KRS 344.040...
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2022-03-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHR43PassDeclare October 9, 2022, to be PANDAS and PANS Awareness Day.
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2022-03-24
adopted by voice vote
KYSJR150PassTerminate the declaration of emergency regarding the SARS-COV-2 virus in 2020 Executive Order 2020-215 and all subsequent actions directives based upon the declaration of emergency in 2020 Executive Order 2020-215; EMERGENCY.
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2022-03-22
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 22)
KYSB95Engross

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 211 to require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to make information on postpartum depression and a postpartum assessment tool available on its Web site; require birthing centers and hospitals to provide p...
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2022-03-16
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB340Engross

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Amend KRS 317A.010 to define "medical spa" and "medical esthetic service"; create a new section of KRS Chapter 317A to require the ownership of a medical spa to be by a physician licensed by the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure, a nurse licensed b...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHB94Intro

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Amend KRS 158.838 to include naloxone among the medications each school shall have an employee trained to administer or to assist with self-administration; require training for naloxone; make conforming changes.
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2022-03-14
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB373Intro

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Create new sections of KRS Chapter 210 to define terms; establish a 9-8-8 mental health crisis hotline; create a 9-8-8 board and establish membership; create a crisis restricted fund; create new sections of KRS Chapter 147 to define terms; establish ...
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2022-03-14
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSB358Intro

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Create a new section of KRS 344 to define terms, prohibit an employer from conditioning employment or access to business premises on an employee or individual obtaining a vaccination passport or providing protected health information; prohibit employ...
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2022-03-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB336Intro

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Create a new section of KRS 217.005 to 217.215 to require that any individual who administers an unapproved drug that has been approved for emergency use by the secretary of the United States Food and Drug provides information; prohibits any person f...
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2022-03-11
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHB505FailAmend sections of KRS Chapter 311A to update definitions; create the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services as an independent agency of state government; change membership of the board; delete the licensure of ambulances and ambulance services ...
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2022-03-07
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KYHR85PassRecognize March 4, 2022, as PFAS Chemical Awareness Day in Kentucky.
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2022-03-07
adopted by voice vote
KYSB376Intro

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Amend KRS 154.12-330 to give preference to veterans in the issuance of small business loans; create new section of KRS Chapter 151B to require monthly veteran workforce reports; create new sections of Subchapter 2 of KRS Chapter 154 to require annual...
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2022-03-07
To Senate Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection Committee
KYSB351Intro

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Require a school district's COVID-19 masking policy to allow parents to opt out for any reason; EMERGENCY.
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2022-03-07
To Senate Education Committee
KYSB255Intro

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Amend KRS 212.190 to add gender-neutral language.
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2022-03-02
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSB254Intro

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Amend KRS 212.635 to add gender-neutral language.
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2022-03-02
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSB251Intro

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Amend KRS 216.350 to add gender-neutral language.
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2022-03-02
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSB246Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to provide that an independent institution or postsecondary educational institution that requires a student to receive an immunization for disease must allow exemptions; establish a cause of action related to a...
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2022-03-01
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHB717Intro

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Create a new section of subchapter 20 of KRS Chapter 224 to define terms; require that beginning June 1, 2023, owners or operators of facilities permitted as air contaminant sources shall not use trichloroethylene (TCE) subject to exceptions and time...
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2022-03-01
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB776Intro

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Create new sections of KRS Chapter 211 to establish a program for harm reduction centers; amend possession of controlled substance statutes to reduce penalty; amend KRS 218A.275 to provide for referrals to treatment for persons charged with possessio...
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2022-03-01
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB775Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 411 to define terms; provide COVID-19 liability protection to public educational institutions when complying with recommended guidelines; establish four-year limitation of action; apply to actions commenced on or a...
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2022-03-01
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB616Intro

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Amend KRS 158.838 to include an opioid reversal agent, if a local board requires it, among the medications each school shall have an employee trained to administer to assist with self-administrations; require training for opioid reversal agent, if re...
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2022-02-28
To House Committee On Committees
KYHCR101Intro

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Honor frontline and essential support workers and call upon the General Assembly and the Governor to award American Rescue Plan Act premium pay by budget allocation using U.S. Department of the Treasury guidelines with no state tax deductions being m...
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2022-02-28
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB651Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to ensure that home and community-based waiver programs provide certain services, including attendant care or non-skilled in-home care services across all w...
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2022-02-28
To House Committee On Committees
KYHR92PassRecognize February 21 to 27, 2022, as Eating Disorders Awareness Week in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
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2022-02-24
adopted by voice vote
KYHB582Intro

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Create new sections of KRS Chapter 218A to define terms and establish a medicinal cannabis program; create a new section of KRS Chapter 138 to establish an excise tax on certain transfers of medicinal cannabis; amend KRS 342.815 to establish that the...
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2022-02-24
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB570Intro

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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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2022-02-23
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB75FailCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 311 to regulate the collection, use, and transfer of human DNA samples; create penalties for violations of the prohibitions; state the Act shall be known as the Protecting DNA Privacy Act.
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2022-02-22
WITHDRAWN
KYHB547Intro

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Amend KRS 222.231 to allow licensed narcotic treatment programs to choose which medication treatments they offer patients; require the promulgation of administrative regulations.
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2022-02-22
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB534Intro

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Create new sections of KRS Chapter 311 to define terms; establish a qualified terminally ill patient's right to voluntarily request medication to self-administer to cause death; require conditions for making request; permit patient to rescind request...
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2022-02-17
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB514Intro

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Create new sections of KRS Chapter 211 to establish pilot program for harm reduction centers.
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2022-02-16
To House Committee On Committees
KYSJR80Engross

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Require the Commonwealth of Kentucky and any of its agencies or entities to recognize individuals whose serology test results show measurable neutralizing antibodies to COVID-19, quantified above the 20th percentile of the population of immunized ind...
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2022-02-15
To House Committee On Committees
KYSB166Intro

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Create a new section of KRS 438.305 to 438.340 to permit a city, county, urban-county government, charter county government, consolidated local government, or unified local government to impose restrictions or requirements on the use, display, sale, ...
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2022-02-15
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSB162Intro

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Create new sections of KRS Chapter 211 to require the Department for Public Health to establish and implement a plan for achieving continuous quality improvement in the quality of care provided under a statewide system for heart attack response and t...
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2022-02-14
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHB478Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 278 to create winter and summer temperature standards for disconnection of service by retail electric and gas utilities; require resumption of disconnection only after a 72-hour period from the temperature standard...
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2022-02-10
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB484Intro

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Amend KRS 199.894 to adjust statutory range; create a new section of KRS 199.892 to 199.8996 to require licensed child-care centers to be tested for radon at least once every five years as part of their initial licensure and license renewal; encourag...
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2022-02-10
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB471Intro

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Propose to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky establishing a right of the people to have a healthy environment, including a right to clean air, pure water, and ecologically healthy habitats; declare the Commonwealth's natural resour...
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2022-02-09
To House Committee On Committees
KYSR101PassRecognize February 8, 2022, as Children's Oral Health Awareness Day.
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2022-02-08
adopted by voice vote
KYHR68PassRecognize February 8, 2022, as Children's Oral Health Awareness Day.
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2022-02-08
adopted by voice vote
KYSB130Intro

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Direct the use of a total of $81,000,000 of American Rescue Plan Act State Fiscal Recovery funds in fiscal year 2022-2023 to address the continuing COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting essential need for retaining and recruiting nurses, nurse's aides,...
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2022-02-07
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
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