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KYSJR59PassDirect the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to establish a work group to create written recommendations for distribution throughout Kentucky for individuals who suffer from substance use disorder in order to reduce the barriers the individuals ...
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2021-04-06
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 193)
KYSB166PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 309 to require alcohol and drug counselors to meet requirements for licensure; amend KRS 309.080 to define licensed alcohol and drug counselor; amend KRS 309.0805, KRS 309.0813, and KRS 309.088 to add licensed alco...
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2021-03-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 107)
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)
KYSJR60Engross

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Direct the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet to work together to create recommendations related to partnerships for decriminalization, diversion programs, and the funding of drug courts.
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2021-03-01
To House Committee On Committees
KYSCR58Engross

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Encourage the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet to encourage Kentucky businesses to create career paths for individuals that are in need of second chances and to encourage Kentucky businesses to not have "zero tolerance" polices for employe...
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2021-03-01
To House Committee On Committees
KYSCR61Engross

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Encourage the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and Medicaid managed care organizations to permit coverage of United States Food and Drug Administration approved digital therapeutics in order to provide more therapy options and improved complian...
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2021-03-01
To House Committee On Committees
KYSJR68Intro

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Direct the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to work with substance use disorder treatment providers to create a work group to establish a pilot program to fully fund post-inpatient treatment housing and transitional living in a limited setting ...
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2021-02-25
To Senate Rules Committee
KYSB277Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to require a practitioner who prescribes an opioid medication to a patient to concurrently prescribe an opioid antagonist and provide education on overdose prevention and the use of the opioid antagonist under...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYHB584Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to define terms and to establish a voluntary non-opioid directive form to inform practitioners that an opioid drug shall not be prescribed, ordered, or administered to a patient who has filed the form with the...
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2021-02-23
To House Committee On Committees
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
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
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
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
KYHB94Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to require a practitioner who prescribes an opioid medication to a patient to concurrently prescribe an opioid antagonist and provide education on overdose prevention and the use of the opioid antagonist under...
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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB119Intro

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Create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to establish that any health benefit plan issued or renewed in the Commonwealth that provides coverage for hospital, medical, or surgical expenses shall include coverage for chronic pain treatme...
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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
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