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SB 173 (BR 1268) - P. Clark, J. Denton, D. Harper Angel

     AN ACT relating to the protection of adults.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 209 to define the terms "adult" and "cabinet"; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to establish a registry of persons found to have abused, neglected, or exploited an adult; require an appeal process for persons against whom allegations have been substantiated by the cabinet, and prohibit a licensed or certified facility or program from employing a person on the registry; create a new section of KRS Chapter 216B to prohibit health care facilities and services licensed under KRS Chapter 216B from employing, contracting with, or accepting volunteer services from a person whose name appears on the registry; amend KRS 205.5606 to prohibit persons who provide services or supports from employing, contracting with, or accepting volunteer services from a person whose name appears on the registry; amend KRS 210.795 to prohibit an individual whose name appears on the registry from being a provider and to prohibit a provider from employing, contracting with, or accepting volunteer services from a person whose name appears on the registry.

     Feb 23-introduced in Senate
     Feb 25-to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 10-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (S)


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