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KYHB192PassThe State/Executive Branch Budget: Detail Part I, Operating Budget; appropriate to General Government: 2020-2021: $2,232,159,200, 2021-2022: $1,799,151,900; appropriate to the Economic Development Cabinet: 2020-2021: $30,692,000, 2021-2022: $32,698,0...
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2021-03-30
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 169)
KYHB44PassAmend KRS 210.365 to make firefighters eligible for crisis intervention team training along with law enforcement officers currently permitted such training; amend KRS 95A.220 with an appropriation of $1,250,000 each fiscal year for treatment of full-...
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2021-03-25
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 114)
KYHB448PassAmend KRS 600.020 to expand the definition of "qualified mental health professional" as it relates to licensed clinical social workers, licensed marriage and family therapists, and credentialed professional counselors.
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2021-03-22
signed by Governor (ActsCh. 61)
KYHB38PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 319 to enact and enter into the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact with all other jurisdictions that legally join the compact; declare the purpose of the compact; define terms; allow a psychologist to hold one ...
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2021-03-18
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 46)
KYSB21PassAmend KRS 202A.021 to permit voluntary transport to a hospital or psychiatric facility with authorization of the originating and receiving hospital or facility and a patient's signed written agreement to be voluntarily transported and to not be physi...
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2021-03-18
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 32)
KYHB50PassAmend KRS 304.17A-660 to define "classification of benefits" and "nonquantitative treatment limitation"; amend KRS 304.17A-661 to modify mental health parity requirements; require parity coverage for nonquantitative treatment limitations and medical ...
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2021-03-12
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 15)
KYHB148Engross

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Amend 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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2021-03-11
floor amendment (1) filed
KYHR86PassDeclare March 11, 2021, as Social Determinants of Addiction Recovery Day.
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2021-03-11
adopted by voice vote
KYSR200PassDeclare March 11, 2021, as Social Determinants of Addiction Recovery Day.
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2021-03-11
adopted by voice vote
KYHB53PassAmend KRS 205.540 to add one representative of a recognized consumer advocacy group representing persons reentering society following incarceration to the Advisory Council for Medical Assistance; amend KRS 205.590 to amend the membership of the Techn...
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2021-03-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 11)
KYHCR7Engross

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Create the Severe Mental Illness Task Force to study the provision of mental health services to adults with a severe mental illness; outline task force membership; require the task force to meet monthly during the 2021 Interim and to submit findings ...
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2021-03-03
To Senate Committee on Committees
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
KYHR85Intro

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Declare March 3, 2021, as Social Determinants of Addiction Recovery Day.
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2021-03-02
introduced in House
KYSR34PassDesignate the official mental health flag for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
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2021-02-26
adopted by voice vote
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
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
KYSB239Intro

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Amend KRS 504.110 to refer certain violent criminal defendants who are incompetent to stand trial with no substantial probability of attaining competency to a new type of involuntary commitment to be created in KRS Chapter 202C; create definitions; a...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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
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
KYHB409Intro

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Propose to amend Section 145 of the Constitution of Kentucky by replacing the language that prohibits idiots and insane persons from voting with contemporary language that instead prohibits persons from voting who are adjudicated to be mentally incom...
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2021-02-09
To House Committee On Committees
KYSR40PassDeclare May 2021 to be Mental Health Month in Kentucky.
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2021-02-04
adopted by voice vote
KYHR50Intro

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Declaring the week of May 2 to 8, 2021, to be Tardive Dyskinesia Awareness Week.
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2021-02-04
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB399Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 40 to establish the Kentucky Veteran Suicide Prevention Program.
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2021-02-04
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB295Intro

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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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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB287Intro

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Create a new section of KRS 205.6481 to 205.6497 to allow maternal depression screenings to be claimed as a service for the child as part of the Early and Periodic, Diagnostic and Treatment benefit; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services ...
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB289Intro

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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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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB283Intro

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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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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYSB137Intro

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Propose to amend Section 145 of the Constitution of Kentucky to allow persons convicted of a felony, other than serious felonies designated by the General Assembly, the right to vote, and to further amend the constitution by replacing the language th...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYHB257Intro

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Amend KRS 100.982 to amend the definition of "person with a disability" and delete exclusions from the definition of persons including convicted felons or misdemeanants on probation or parole or receiving supervision or rehabilitation services as a r...
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2021-01-12
To House Committee On Committees
KYSB42Intro

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Amend KRS 210.366 to require that training programs in suicide assessment, treatment, and management include cultural diversity programs for licensed, registered, or certified social workers, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, p...
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2021-01-11
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHB237Intro

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Amend KRS 100.982 delete exclusions of persons from the definition of "person with a disability" for zoning of residential care facilities including convicted felons or misdemeanants on probation or parole or receiving supervision or rehabilitation s...
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2021-01-09
To House Committee On Committees
KYSB30Intro

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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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2021-01-05
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYHB77Intro

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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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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB19Intro

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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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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB160Intro

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Create a new section of KRS 210.005 to 210.366 to establish the rights of individuals with intellectual disabilities; cite as the Frank Huffman Act.
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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHR13Intro

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Designate the official mental health flag for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
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