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HB 71/FN (BR 48) - A. Simpson

     AN ACT relating to the initial removal of dead human bodies.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 316 to provide for who shall apply for a permit, and who shall be exempt from the permit requirements; establish conditions of eligibility for a permit; indicate permit fees and when a permit expires; establish guidelines relating to the use of a vehicle; require the board to promulgate administrative regulations relating to the application procedures and the initial removal of dead human bodies; authorize the board to punish permit holders for violations, and persons engaging in the initial removal without a permit; require permit holders to complete a course on blood borne diseases required by the board and approved by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services before functioning on behalf of an entity regulated by this chapter; amend KRS 316.010 to define "initial removal of dead human bodies"; amend KRS 316.125 to establish who may supervise and engage in the initial removal of dead human bodies including when supervision is required.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Nov 4-To: Interim Joint Committee on Licensing and Occupations
     Jan 5-introduced in House; to Health & Welfare (H)
     Jan 25-posted in committee

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