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KYSB191PassAmend KRS 309.080 to add definitions of certified alcohol and drug counselor assistant I and II; create new sections of KRS 309.080 to 309.089 to establish requirements for certification of alcohol and drug couselor assistant I and II; amend KRS 309....
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 99)
KYHB352PassThe State/Executive Branch Budget: Detail Part I, Operating Budget; appropriate to General Government: 2019-2020: $21,535,000, 2020-2021: $1,793,871,500, 2021-2022: $1,813,688,900; appropriate to the Economic Development Cabinet: 2020-2021: $33,195,9...
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2020-04-15
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 92)
KYHR135PassEncourage the Legislative Research Commission to establish the Kentucky Emergency Preparedness Task Force; establish membership and duties of the task force; require findings to be submitted by Dec. 1, 2020.
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2020-04-15
adopted by voice vote
KYHB421EngrossAmend 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 create a Technical Advisory Commi...
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2020-04-01
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHB153PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 210 to establish the Kentucky Mental Health First Aid Training Program or similar program to be administered by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, subject to appropriation by the General Assembly or fundin...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 69)
KYSB42PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require any student identification badge issued to a public middle or high school student to contain the contact information for national crisis hotlines specializing in domestic violence, sexual assault, an...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 54)
KYSB82PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 210 to establish the Kentucky Eating Disorder Council in the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; set forth membership and duties; require a report annually beginning December 1, 2020; sunset the council on Dece...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 56)
KYHCR113IntroRecognize current success of the Ticket to Work program operated by the Social Security Administration; encourage the administration to better educate the public about the program; urge Congress to modify the current disability insurance program to e...
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2020-03-26
To House Rules Committee
KYSB122PassAmend KRS 202A.0815 to permit a person to be court-ordered into assisted outpatient mental health treatment if the person has be involuntarily hospitalized at least twice in the past 24 months instead of twice in the past 12 months.
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2020-03-24
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 29)
KYSB205EngrossAmend KRS 202A.021 to permit voluntary transport to a hospital or psychiatric facility with authorization of the admitting and receiving hospital or facility; amend KRS 645.030 to permit voluntary transport of a child to a hospital or psychiatric fac...
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2020-03-19
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB134IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 210 to define "sober living homes"; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to provide access to a certification program for sober living homes; require the cabinet to develop and make available on its W...
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB59PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 2 to designate the Wednesday of National Farm Safety Week, which is the third week of September, as "Farmer Suicide Prevention Day".
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2020-03-17
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 16)
KYSJR35EngrossDirect the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to establish the Task Force on Services for Persons with Brain Injuries; establish duties of the task force; establish members of the task force; require a report to the Legislative Research Commissio...
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2020-03-17
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYSB154IntroAmend 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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2020-03-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB436IntroAmend 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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2020-03-17
posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 18, 2020
KYHB169IntroCreate 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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2020-03-10
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB434IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require each school district to utilize a mental health assessment as needed for students and contract with a student mental health assessment provider; require the Kentucky Department of Education to disbur...
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2020-03-10
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB237IntroAmend 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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2020-03-06
posting withdrawn
KYHB590IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to require the Department for Medicaid Services to directly administer behavioral health services benefits; prohibit the Department of Medicaid Services from entering into or renewing contracts that allow any e...
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2020-03-04
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB543IntroAmend KRS 304.17A-660 to define "nonquantitative treatment limitation"; amend KRS 304.17A-661 to remove mental health parity exclusion; require mental health parity coverage for nonquantitative treatment limitations that is in compliance with federal...
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2020-03-02
To House Banking and Insurance Committee
KYHR109IntroUrge the Federal Communications Commission to adopt the 988 quick hotline number for suicide prevention.
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2020-02-27
To House Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection Committee
KYSB188IntroAmend 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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2020-02-24
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSB190IntroAmend KRS 210.366 to require that training programs for in suicide assessment, treatment, and management include cultural diversity programs for licensed, registered, or certified social workers, marriage and family therapists, professional counselor...
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2020-02-24
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSB8Passamend KRS 158.441 to clarify the definition of "school resource officer"; amend KRS 158.4412 to allow the superintendent to specify any individual to serve as the district's school safety coordinator; amend KRS 158.4414 to clarify which facilities ar...
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2020-02-21
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 5)
KYHR90IntroDeclare May Mental Health Month in Kentucky.
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2020-02-21
To House Floor Committee
KYHCR49EngrossCreate 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 2020 Interim and to submit findings ...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHB213EngrossAmend KRS 214.185 to establish that any qualified mental health professional may provide outpatient mental health counseling to any child who is age 16 or older and is an unaccompanied youth.
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2020-01-31
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHB228IntroAmend KRS 15.334 to encourage the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet to provide peace officers with training on Alzheimer's disease and related disorders; create a new section of KRS Chapter 216B to encourage hospitals to provide staff and management ...
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2020-01-21
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYSB85IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 210 define "conversion therapy," "mental health professional," and "public funds"; prohibit mental health professionals from engaging in conversion therapy with a person under 18 years of age or a person who is 18 ...
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2020-01-17
To Senate Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations Committee
KYHB268IntroAmend KRS 381.230 to establish a simplified method for elderly or vulnerable adults to petition for an order to prevent or restrain other persons from trespassing onto the petitioner's residence; create a new section of KRS Chapter 209 to clarify abu...
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2020-01-17
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB224IntroCreate 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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2020-01-13
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB203IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 610 to create a minimum age of criminal responsibility of 12 years of age; establish rules relating to the court's treatment of developmental immaturity, mental illness, and intellectual disability; amend various se...
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2020-01-10
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB199IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 210 define conversion therapy, mental health professional, and public funds; to prohibit mental health professionals from engaging in conversion therapy with a person under eighteen (18) years of age or a person wh...
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2020-01-09
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB118IntroAmend KRS 202A.011 to expand the definition of qualified mental health professional to include a licensed pharmacist who is board certified as a psychiatric pharmacist.
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2020-01-07
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB83IntroAmend KRS 13B.020 to delete reference to certificate of need hearings; amend KRS 194A.010 to delete reference to the certificate of need and the state health plan; amend KRS 194A.030 to delete reference to the certificate of need; amend KRS 211.192 t...
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2020-01-07
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB119IntroPropose to amend Section 145 of the Constitution of Kentucky to restructure the voting restrictions relating to felons and persons with mental disabilities; ballot language; submit to voters for ratification or rejection.
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2020-01-07
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
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