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HB 132 (BR 17) - L. Belcher, J. Richards

     AN ACT relating to the care of individuals with mental retardation or other developmental disorders.
     Repeal and reenact KRS 202B.070, relating to the duty of individuals with direct care responsibility for residents of ICF/MR to meet specific needs, including supervision; name the statute "Deron's Law"; amend KRS 202B.070 to delete the word "intentionally" and replace it with the word "negligently" in reference to the failure to provide supervision of a resident by an individual who has direct care responsibility.


     SFA (1, J. Denton) - Amend KRS 210.365 to delete the word "encounter" and replace it with "required police action" in the reference to interactions of law enforcement officers and persons with mental illness; establish that law enforcement officers shall report to their agencies required police action with persons with mental illness, mental illness and substance abuse disorders, mental illness and mental retardation, mental illness and developmental disabilities, and mental illness and dual diagnoses.
     SFA (2, J. Denton) - Create a new section of KRS Chapter 202A to permit qualified mental health professionals to conduct an evaluation or examination using telehealth services and require that telehealth services only be provided through the use of interactive video media and forbid the provision of telehealth services through the use of audio-only telephone, facsimile machine, or electronic media.
     SFA (3/Title, J. Denton) - Make title amendment.

     Jan 4-introduced in House; to Health & Welfare (H)
     Feb 1-posted in committee
     Feb 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 11-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 15, 2011
     Feb 15-3rd reading, passed 100-0
     Feb 16-received in Senate
     Feb 18-to Judiciary (S)
     Feb 22-floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 23-floor amendments (2) and (3-title) filed
     Mar 1-floor amendments (1) (2) and (3-title) withdrawn

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