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KYHB44PassAmend KRS 159.035 to require a local school district's attendance policy to include provisions for a student's mental or behavioral health status.
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2022-04-20
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 228)
KYSB90PassCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 533 to establish a behavioral health conditional dismissal pilot program beginning October 1, 2022, and continuing for four years to provide eligible individuals an alternative to receive treatment for a behavioral ...
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2022-04-20
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 230)
KYHR147PassDeclaring the week of May 1 to 7, 2022, to be Tardive Dyskinesia Awareness Week.
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2022-04-14
adopted by voice vote
KYHB1PassThe State/Executive Branch Budget: Detail Part I, Operating Budget; appropriate to General Government: 2021-2022: $925,391,000, 2022-2023: $2,450,394,100, 2023-2024: $1,945,550,500; appropriate to the Economic Development Cabinet: 2021-2022: $631,100...
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2022-04-13
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 199)
KYHJR5PassRequire mental health professional licensure boards to either enter into an interstate compact or to ease or establish reciprocity procedures to increase the mental health workforce in Kentucky; report to the General Assembly; EMERGENCY
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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 114)
KYHB79PassAmend KRS 15.518 to include telecommunicators as eligible participants in the Law Enforcement Professional Development and Wellness Program; amend KRS 15.550 to require the telecommunicator basic course training to include instruction on and provide ...
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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 128)
KYHB269PassAmend KRS 532.130, 532.135, and 532.140 to add a diagnosis of serious mental illness to the disabilities which prevent execution for persons convicted of capital offenses.
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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 109)
KYHB730PassAmend KRS 202A.011 to include definitions for "emergency medical services" and "medical clearance"; amend KRS 202A.028, 202A.041, 202A.051, 202A.0813, and 202A.101 to designate who may transport respondents under this chapter and the responsibility f...
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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 175)
KYHB362PassAmend KRS 222.433 to establish that health care professionals performing examinations may be subject to subpoena for purposes of cross-examination; establish that an order of treatment shall be issued upon a finding of proof beyond a reasonable doubt...
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2022-04-04
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 81)
KYHB188PassAmend KRS 211.336 to bar professional licensure boards from prohibiting the delivery of telehealth services to residents of Kentucky who are temporarily located outside of Kentucky by health service providers credentialed in Kentucky; bar professiona...
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2022-03-31
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 68)
KYSJR72PassDirect the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to apply for a Medicaid waiver targeting individuals with severe mental illness to provide for supported housing, including respite care, and supported employment; EMERGENCY.
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2022-03-30
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 59)
KYHB609Engross

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Establish KRS Chapter 239 and create new sections in that chapter to establish the Kentucky problem gambling assistance fund as a revolving account; describe the authorized purposes for the use of fund moneys; establish the Kentucky Problem Gambling ...
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2022-03-30
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHJR28PassDirect the Department for Medicaid Services to request guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for Medicaid coverage of prescription digital therapeutics; require the Department for Medicaid Services to submit a summary report to...
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2022-03-29
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 47)
KYHB127PassAmend KRS 202A.0811 to clarify that the respondent be evaluated by a mental health professional and not examined, specify where and by when a qualified mental health professional's findings shall be certified, and specify when a date for a hearing sh...
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2022-03-25
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 32)
KYHB237PassAmend KRS 319.032 to require three contact hours of continuing education per three-year renewal period on the topic of social and cultural factors that affect health, functioning, and quality of life; amend KRS 319.064 to allow individuals with educa...
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2022-03-25
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 34)
KYSB64PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 65 to provide definitions, authorize any public agency to establish a peer support counseling program, and provide for confidentiality of communications within a peer support counseling program.
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2022-03-17
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 17)
KYHB645Engross

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 210 to define new terms; establish the mobile crisis services fund within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; establish requirements Community Mental Health Centers (CMHCs) must adhere to in order to apply ...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Health and Welfare 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
KYHB405Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 311A to create the Recognition of Emergency Medical Services Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact; declare the intent and purpose of the compact; define terms; establish conditions under which an individual can p...
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2022-03-14
To House Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations Committee
KYHB349Engross

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Amend KRS 210.370 to establish regional services areas for mental health or individuals with an intellectual disability; amend KRS 210.380 to prohibit a community board for mental health or individuals with an intellectual disability from providing s...
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2022-03-10
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
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
KYSB287Intro

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Amend KRS 15.334 to add three hours of in-service training every other year for certified officers on the subject of peace officer intervention responses when encountering persons with mental illnesses, autism spectrum disorder, and other neurologica...
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2022-03-03
To Senate Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection Committee
KYSB253Intro

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Amend KRS 645.110 to add gender-neutral language.
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2022-03-02
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSB252Intro

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Amend KRS 210.450 to add gender-neutral language.
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2022-03-02
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSB243Intro

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Amend Section 1 of 2022 RS SB 100/EN, 2022 Ky. Acts ch. 10, sec. 1, to include communicable disease outbreaks and resident disease status to when an essential personal care visitor is permitted; EMERGENCY.
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2022-03-01
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSB222Intro

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Amend 2022 RS SB 100/EN, Section 1, 2022 Ky. Acts ch. 10, sec. 1, to define "health facilities"; add lay caregivers to description of essential care givers; include communicable disease outbreaks and resident disease status to when an essential perso...
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2022-02-28
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
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
KYHB533Intro

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Amend KRS 202A.014 to add gender-neutral language.
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2022-02-17
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
KYSB137Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 210 define sexual orientation and gender identity change efforts, mental health professional, and public funds; to prohibit mental health professionals from engaging in sexual orientation and gender identity change...
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2022-02-14
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSB100PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 216 to establish the right to designate an essential caregiver to visit a resident in-person at long-term care facilities, assisted-living communities, and state mental hospitals; require the Cabinet for Health and...
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2022-02-07
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 10)
KYHR58Intro

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Designate May 1-7, 2022, as Postpartum Depression Awareness Week in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
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2022-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB443Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to allow parental depression screenings to be claimed as a service for the child as part of the early and periodic, diagnostic and Treatment benefit; amend KRS 205.6497 to require the Kentucky Children's Insura...
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2022-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB433Intro

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Create a new section of KRS 210.370 to 210.485 to create the Kentucky Child Mental Health Services Access Program; establish duties and responsibilities; amend KRS 210.400 to establish that the community board for mental health or individuals with an...
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2022-02-01
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB412Intro

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Create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to require health benefit plans to provide coverage for FDA-approved prescription drugs for the treatment of postpartum mood disorders; amend KRS 164.2871 to require a self-insured employer grou...
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2022-02-01
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB413Intro

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Amend KRS 304.17A-145 to require certain health benefit plans to provide coverage for counseling interventions for pregnant and postpartum persons at increased risk of perinatal depression, including persons who have suffered a miscarriage or stillbi...
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2022-02-01
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB359Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 210 to establish the rights of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities; cite as the Frank Huffman Act.
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2022-01-25
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB281Intro

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Appropriate moneys to the West Kentucky State Aid Funding for Emergencies (SAFE) fund for certain mental health services and supports; APPROPRIATION; EMERGENCY.
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2022-01-13
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB285Intro

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The State/Executive Branch Budget: Detail Part I, Operating Budget; appropriate to General Government: 2021-2022: $125,187,900, 2022-2023: $2,727,314,100, 2023-2024: $2,018,630,000; appropriate to the Economic Development Cabinet: 2021-2022: $291,800...
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2022-01-13
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB265FailAmend KRS 532.130, 532.135, and 532.140 to add a diagnosis of serious mental illness to the disabilities which prevent execution for persons convicted of capital offenses.
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2022-01-11
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KYHB173Intro

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Amend KRS 205.592 to require Medicaid to cover behavioral health services for eligible pregnant women for 12 months postpartum; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services or the Department for Medicaid Services to request federal authorizatio...
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2022-01-04
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB114Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 2 establishing the official Kentucky Mental Health Flag and directing it to be displayed in the State Capitol in May.
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2022-01-04
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB34Intro

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Create a new section of KRS 205.565 to 205.647 to allow treatment for adults under age 65 in psychiatric residential facilities and hospitals to be claimed as a service; and require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services or the Department for Med...
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2022-01-04
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB149Intro

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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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2022-01-04
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB12Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 210 define sexual orientation and gender identity change efforts, mental health professional, and public funds; to prohibit mental health professionals from engaging in sexual orientation and gender identity change...
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2022-01-04
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB55Intro

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Create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to define terms; require certain health insurance policies to provide coverage for an annual mental health wellness examination of at least 45 minutes provided by a mental health professional; r...
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2022-01-04
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB41Intro

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Create a new section of KRS 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 pat...
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2022-01-04
To House Committee On Committees
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