SB 65 (BR 1183) - J. Denton
AN ACT relating to controlled substances.
Amend KRS 218A.202 to specify the entities authorized to receive reports from the Kentucky All Schedule Prescription Electronic Reporting (KASPER) system; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to notify a board responsible for the licensure, regulation, or discipline of a practitioner, pharmacist, or other person authorized to prescribe, administer, or dispense controlled substances if analysis of data from the system indicates investigation about inappropriate or unlawful prescribing is necessary; permit the Department for Medicaid Services to share data regarding overprescribing by Medicaid providers with the appropriate board and to share data regarding overutilization by Medicaid recipients with a Kentucky peace officer, a certified or full-time peace officer of another state or a federal peace officer; prohibit a report from the system to be used as evidence in pursuit of a civil or criminal remedy; specify the conditions for disclosure of reports; permit the cabinet to provide nonidentifying data from the system to an outside agency for use in conducting research, statistical analysis, or educational purposes; require the outside agency to obtain written approval from the cabinet before publishing the results of any analysis or study; and delete provisions for a pilot study.
SB 65 - AMENDMENTS
SFA (1, J. Denton) - Amend to provide that data or reports shall not be usable in any administrative, civil, or criminal proceeding; make technical corrections.
SFA (2, J. Denton) - Retain original provisions except delete provisions prohibiting the use of a report from the system as evidence in pursuit of a civil or criminal remedy.
Feb 5-introduced in Senate
Feb 9-to Judiciary (S)
Feb 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Feb 27-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed
Mar 2-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 3, 2009
Mar 3-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
Mar 4-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
Mar 5-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day; floor amendment (2) filed
Mar 6-3rd reading; floor amendment (1) withdrawn ; passed 36-0 with floor amendment (2)
Mar 9-received in House
Mar 12-to Judiciary (H)