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KYHB29PassAmend KRS 216A.070 to extend temporary permits from a period not to exceed 6 months to 9 months.
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 120)
KYSB149PassAmend KRS 40.317 to decrease the number of veterans' benefits regional administrators and modify their duties; amend KRS 40.325 to include definition of nurse aides and allow for the hiring of nurse aides at veterans' centers; amend KRS 45A.960 to in...
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 118)
KYHB564VetoCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to ensure that home and community-based waiver programs provide certain services, including attendant care or non-skilled in-home care services across all w...
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2020-04-24
Vetoed
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
KYSB20EngrossCreate a new section of KRS 194A.700 to 194A.729 to prohibit certification or certification renewal of an assisted-living community if it is owned, managed, or operated by any person convicted of certain crimes or listed on an abuse list; exempt owne...
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2020-04-14
received in Senate
KYSB60PassAmend KRS 214.155 to add spinal muscular atrophy to the list of heritable conditions tested at birth.
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 55)
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)
KYHB447EngrossAmend KRS 405.075 to define and allow the use of a "newborn safety device" related to the anonymous surrendering of a newborn infant in the Commonwealth.
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2020-03-26
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
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
KYHB3EngrossCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 411 to lift the statute of limitations for certain lawsuits where comparative fault is an issue; extend the statute of limitations for one year for plaintiffs who submit claims regarding long-term-care facilities to...
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2020-03-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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
KYSB90IntroCreate 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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2020-03-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB370IntroCreate a new section of KRS 311.710 to 311.830 to require within 24 hours after a spontaneous miscarriage or abortion, a hospital or abortion provider to inform the parents about their right to determine the final disposition of the fetal remains; pa...
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHCR78EngrossCreate the Kentucky Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcal Infections (PANDAS) and Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS) Task Force to provide recommendations to the Cabinet for Health and Family...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHJR121IntroDirect all hospitals offering emergency services, the Kentucky Board of Nursing, the Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs, and the Kentucky Office of Victim Advocacy to report information relating to sexual assault nurse examinations and s...
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB452IntroAmend KRS 132.195 to include specific privately owned leasehold interests in residential property owned by a purely public charity in the list of leasehold interests exempt from state and local property taxation at the prevailing rate; amend KRS 132....
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2020-03-12
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHR126IntroEncourage Kentucky institutions such as colleges, universities, and hospitals to create tuition benefit, loan forgiveness, or other incentivizing programs in order to improve health care in critical care access and health professional shortage areas.
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2020-03-12
To House Education Committee
KYHB573IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 338 to define "health care facility," "health care worker," "workplace safety," and "'workplace violence"; to require a health care facility to annually perform workplace safety and workplace violence assessments; ...
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2020-03-09
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYSJR246IntroDirect the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to assess Kentucky’s preparedness to address the corona virus and report to the General Assembly.
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2020-03-06
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSB274IntroCreate a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to require out-of-network coverage of air ambulance claims; require program for payment of out-of-network air ambulance claims; require mediation process for out-of-network claims; deem complian...
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2020-03-06
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
KYSB248IntroAmend KRS 205.558 to make technical correction.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHB578IntroAmend KRS 216B.400 to require that every hospital that provides emergency services have a sexual assault nurse examiner on duty 24 hours each day.
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2020-03-04
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB629IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 17 to establish the Office of Violence Prevention and detail requirements thereof.
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2020-03-04
To House Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection Committee
KYHB620IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to establish the Controlled Substance Prescribing Review and Enforcement Advisory Council to provide advice, guidance, and recommendations to state licensing boards charged with enforcing and reviewing prescri...
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2020-03-04
To House Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs Committee
KYHB502IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to establish the Controlled Substance Prescribing Review and Enforcement Advisory Council to provide advice, guidance, and recommendations to state licensing boards charged with enforcing and reviewing prescri...
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2020-03-03
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB534IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 216 to establish limitations on commissions, benefits, bonuses, rebates, kickbacks and bribes relating to health care services by any person including any provider or health care facility; include payment practice ...
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2020-03-02
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB501IntroCreate 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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2020-02-28
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHCR111IntroCreate the Task Force on Alternative Reimbursement Payment Models for Rural Hospitals to consider alternative methods of helping rural hospitals in Kentucky address the challenges they face in continuing to provide access to health care services to t...
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2020-02-28
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYSB194IntroAmend KRS 304.17A-500 to define terms; create a new section of KRS 304.17A-500 to 304.17A-590 to define "covered health care services"; require health benefit plans to provide coverage and reimburse for covered health care services provided by a nonp...
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2020-02-24
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
KYSB91EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 216B to define terms and to require 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...
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2020-02-21
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHJR63IntroDirect the Secretary of Personnel to remove the midpoint pay restrictions for the nursing staff of veterans centers operated by the Office of Kentucky Veterans Centers.
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2020-02-18
posting withdrawn
KYHR56IntroUrge the Secretary of the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services to apply for grants for social worker and human services professional safety.
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2020-01-27
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB282IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 311 to require that a parent or legal guardian of an unemancipated minor be informed of an intent to withhold life-prolonging treatment before an order is instituted; permit a parent or legal guardian to refuse con...
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2020-01-21
To House Judiciary Committee
KYSB29IntroAmend KRS 304.17A-527 to require Medicaid managed care organizations to provide all payment schedules utilized to reimburse health care providers with whom they have maintained a contractual relationship for the previous three months to the Medicaid ...
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2020-01-16
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHJR10IntroDirects the Secretary of Personnel to remove the midpoint pay restrictions for the nursing staff of veterans centers operated by the Office of Kentucky Veterans Centers.
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2020-01-14
posting withdrawn
KYHB234IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 216B to establish definitions and require hospitals that provide inpatient or residential care to offer patients a plant-based food option for every meal or snack, at the request of a patient or patient's lawful re...
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2020-01-13
To House Health and Family Services 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
KYHB215IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 216 to require staff-to-resident ratios in long-term care facilities as a condition of licensure or relicensure; establish minimum staffing requirements; prohibit long-term care facilities from admitting new residen...
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2020-01-10
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYSB59IntroCreate a new section of KRS 216.2950 to 216.2980 to prohibit a health care provider from performing a pelvic, rectal, or prostate examination without the informed consent of the patient or the person authorized to make health care decisions for the p...
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2020-01-08
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHB38IntroAmend KRS 317A.155 to permit a cosmetologist, esthetician, or nail technician to operate outside of a licensed establishment for persons with physical mobility limitations, as attested by a physician in writing, or for persons residing in a long-term...
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2020-01-07
To House Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs Committee
KYHB75IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 367 to provide definitions concerning nonprofit healthcare conversion transactions; provide notification requirements; require the Attorney General to notify a nonprofit healthcare entity regarding the status of a d...
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2020-01-07
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB138IntroAmend KRS 211.680 to expand the scope of the legislative intent and findings; amend KRS 211.684 and KRS 211.686 to require the existence of the state and local child and maternal fatality review teams; create new sections of KRS Chapter 211 to requir...
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2020-01-07
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHCR4IntroUrge the United States Congress to enact the Lower Health Care Costs Act.
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2020-01-07
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB144IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 216B to establish a low-volume surgery requirement and registry for hospitals and surgeons in the Commonwealth.
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2020-01-07
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHCR6IntroCreate the Using the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Wisely Task Force to study and make recommendations related to the utilization, effectiveness, and cost of Kentucky's Neonatal Intensive Care Units; outline task force membership; require the task for...
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2020-01-07
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB74IntroCreate a new section of KRS 216.2920 to 216.2929 to require all hospitals to annually survey employees on patient safety culture; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to design, collect, analyze, and publish survey data; list requiremen...
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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
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