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KYSB8PassAmend KRS 214.036 to provide exemptions from mandatory immunization for any child, emancipated minor, or adult who, personally or by a parent or guardian, submits a written sworn statement objecting to the immunization based on conscientiously held b...
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2021-03-28
became law without Governor's Signature (Acts Ch. 147)
KYSB16PassAmend KRS 214.540 to change Colon Cancer Screening Program to the Colon Cancer Screening and Prevention Program; amend KRS 214.543 to change Colon Cancer Screening Program fund to Colon Cancer Screening and Prevention Program fund; require the fund t...
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2021-03-25
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 130)
KYHB202PassAmend KRS 314.011 to expand the definition of "licensed pratical nursing practice" and to expand the definition of "advanced practice registered nursing;" amend KRS 314.021 to grant the Kentucky Board of Nursing additional regulatory authority; amend...
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2021-03-25
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 119)
KYHB438PassAmend KRS 205.532 to amend the definition of "credentialing verification organization;" delete the definition of "request for proposals;" delete the requirement that the Department for Medicaid Services contract with a credentialing verification orga...
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2021-03-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 97)
KYSB38PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 216B to define terms and direct the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to promulgate administrative regulations requiring the use of a smoke evacuation system during any surgical procedure that is likely to pro...
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2021-03-22
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 57)
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)
KYHB419PassAmend KRS 311.844 to correct the minimum hours of approved continuing education needed to prescribe and administer specific controlled substances.
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2021-03-22
signed by Governor Acts Ch. 70)
KYSB154PassAmend KRS 216.935 to change the definition of "home health aide services" to include the assisting of patients with medication ordinarily self-administered that has been specifically ordered by a physician assistant; amend KRS 304.17-312 to change th...
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2021-03-22
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 59)
KYHB140PassCreate various new sections of KRS Chapter 211 to define terms; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to establish minimum standards to telehealth; reestablish the requirement for the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and managed ca...
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2021-03-22
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 67)
KYSB12PassAmend KRS 311.1939 to prohibit a person from selling or purchasing human organ or tissue and to prohibit for-profit entities from procuring any eye, cornea, eye tissue, or corneal tissue.
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2021-03-19
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 49)
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)
KYSR29PassRecognize January 31 to February 2, 2021, as Physician Anesthesiologists Week in Kentucky.
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2021-03-15
adopted by voice vote
KYSB90Engross

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Create new sections of KRS 205.510 to 205.560 to define terms; establish that the Department for Medicaid Services and any Medicaid managed care organization shall not prohibit a Medicaid beneficiary from entering into a direct primary care membershi...
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2021-03-15
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB553Engross

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Create new sections of KRS Chapter 15 to establish a False Claims Act with provisions that establish enhanced civil liability and penalties for committing fraud against the state; allow the Attorney General or a private citizen to bring a cause of ac...
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2021-03-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB251Engross

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Amend KRS 12.357 to require administrative bodies to renew regular occupational licneses to spouses of active duty members of the Armed Forces without payment of fees or dues.
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2021-03-12
To Senate Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection Committee
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)
KYHB108PassAmend KRS 205.522 to require the Department for Medicaid Services and any managed care organization contracted to provide Medicaid benefits in the Commonwealth to comply with KRS 304.17A-257, relating to coverage for colorectal cancer examinations an...
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2021-03-05
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 10)
KYHB214Engross

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 42 to mandate that personal protective equipment purchased or leased in the Commonwealth of Kentucky be manufactured or produced in the United States; create exceptions that are to be monitored by the Finance and A...
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2021-03-03
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, & Labor 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
KYSB78Intro

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Amend KRS 314.011 to allow designated advanced practice registered nurses certified in psychiatric-mental health nursing to prescribe up to two sequential refills for a 30 day supply of psychostimulants; amend KRS 314.042 to remove the one-year pract...
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2021-03-02
floor amendment (6) filed
KYSB56Engross

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to limit the number of managed care organization (MCO) contracts to operate the Medicaid program to three; EMERGENCY.
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2021-02-26
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYSB273Intro

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Amend KRS 311.530 to add a physician assistant to the Board of Medical Licensure.
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2021-02-25
To Senate Licensing and Occupations Committee
KYSB83Intro

Sine Die
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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2021-02-24
floor amendment (3) filed
KYHB590Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 39A to require that vaccine be distributed to a qualified and enrolled vaccine site that has storage capability, reporting ability, and a sufficient number of preregistered and scheduled patients who meet current v...
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2021-02-23
To House Committee On Committees
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
KYSB19Intro

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Amend KRS 304.17A-005 to define terms; create new sections of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to require the commissioner of insurance to establish a database of billed health care service charges; require an insurer to reimburse for unanticipated ou...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Banking and Insurance 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
KYHB460Intro

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Amend KRS 311.732, relating to performance of an abortion upon a minor, to require the informed written consent of a parent or legal guardian to include a copy of that parent's or legal guardian's government-issued identification, and to include spec...
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2021-02-10
To House Committee On Committees
KYSB119Intro

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Amend KRS 304.17A-005 to define "emergency medical condition" and amend definition of "telehealth"; create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to define terms; require health benefit plan insurers to develop and implement a program that ...
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2021-02-04
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
KYHB2PassAmend KRS 15.241 to allow the Attorney General to seek injunctive relief as well as civil and criminal penalties to prevent, penalize, and remedy violations of KRS Chapter 216B relating to abortion facilities, violations of KRS 311.710 to 311.830 rel...
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2021-02-02
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 4)
KYHR39Intro

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Declare March 2021 to be Kentucky Maternal and Infant Mortality and Disparities Awareness Month.
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHCR37Intro

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Establish the Infant Mortality Task Force; list duties and members of the task force; require the task force to meet monthly during the 2021 Interim of the General Assembly and to submit a report by December 1, 2021.
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB336Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 438 to prohibit medical professionals from performing surgeries or prescribing medications to a minor with the intent to alter the sex the child was assigned at birth and create a civil cause of action for violatio...
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB289Intro

Sine Die
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
KYHJR40Intro

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Declare racism a public health and safety crisis and demand redress.
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB282Intro

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Amend KRS 342.315 to eliminate the requirement that physicians contracting with the commissioner of the Department of Workers' Claims to perform evaluations in occupational disease claims be "B" readers who are licensed in Kentucky and are board-cert...
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYSB9PassCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 311 to prohibit a person from denying or depriving a born-alive infant of nourishment with the intent to cause or allow the death of the infant; prohibit a person from denying or depriving a born-alive infant of med...
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2021-01-22
filed without Governor's signature with the Secretary of State
KYHB263Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to, notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and any regional managed care partnership or other entity under contract with the cabinet for t...
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2021-01-13
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB266Intro

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Create a new section of KRS 211 to require Medicaid reimbursement for qualified doula services; require a report on the effect of these provisions to be submitted annually to the Legislative Research Commission by the Cabinet for Health and Family Se...
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2021-01-13
To House Committee On Committees
KYSB76Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 216B to define "free-standing alternative birthing center"; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to promulgate administrative regulations to establish licensure standards for free-standing alternative...
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2021-01-11
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
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
KYHB180Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 210 to establish a Pediatric Acute onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS) advisory council to study PANS and pediatric auto immune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with Streptococcal infections (PANDAS), exami...
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2021-01-06
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB27Intro

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Amend KRS 211.680 to expand the scope of the legislative intent and findings; create new sections of KRS Chapter 211 to define terms; require licensed health facilities under KRS Chapter 216B to provide each patient with written information regarding...
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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB92Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 216B to define "free-standing alternative birthing center"; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to promulgate administrative regulations to establish licensure standards for free-standing alternative...
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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYSB28Intro

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Amend KRS 214.036 to provide exemptions from mandatory immunization for any child, emancipated minor, or adult who, personally or by a parent or guardian, submits a written sworn statement objecting to the immunization based on conscientiously held b...
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2021-01-05
To Senate 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
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
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
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