HB 458 (BR 1542) - K. Stein
AN ACT relating to physician assistants.
Amend KRS 311.840 to define the terms "non-separate location" and "separate location from a supervising physician"; amend KRS 311.860 to require 6 months instead of 2 years of continuous experience in a non-separate location for a physician assistant and allow the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure to decrease the required experience in a non-separate location.
HB 458 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Delete all provisions and amend KRS 311.860 to establish the requirements for nonseparate locations and allow the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure to modify, decrease, or waive the requirements; prohibit a newly graduated physician assistant from practicing in a separate location until the physician assistant has 18 continuous months of experience in a nonseparate location; establish the requirements to be met for a physician assistant to provide services in a location separate from the supervising physician.
Feb 4-introduced in House
Feb 6-to Health & Welfare (H)
Feb 13-posted in committee
Mar 6-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 7-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 11-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Mar 13-3rd reading, passed 98-0 with Committee Substitute
Mar 14-received in Senate
Mar 18-to Health & Welfare (S)
Mar 24-taken from committee Health & Welfare (S); 1st reading; returned to Health & Welfare (S)
Mar 25-taken from committee Health & Welfare (S); 2nd reading; returned to Health & Welfare (S)
Mar 26-reported favorably, to Rules as a Consent Bill
Mar 27-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 27, 2008; 3rd reading, passed 38-0
Mar 28-received in House; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
Apr 1-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
Apr 9-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 36)