11RS HB279
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HB279

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HB 279 (BR 503) - Ji. Lee

     AN ACT relating to reorganization.
     Amend various sections of the Kentucky Revised Statutes, relating to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, to create the Office of Policy and Budget; rename the Office of Legislative and Public Affairs to the Office of Communications and Administrative Review; create the Office of Administrative and Technology Services; abolish the Office of Fiscal Services and move its responsibilities to the newly created Office of Administrative and Technology Services; abolish the Office of Technology and move its responsibilities to the newly created Office of Administrative and Technology Services; create the Department for Income Support; abolish the Department for Disability Determination Services and move its responsibilities to the newly created Department for Income Support; rename the Department for Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services the Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities; rename the Department for Human Support Services the Department for Family Resource Centers and Volunteer Services; abolish the Office of Contract Oversight and move its responsibilities to the newly created Office of Policy and Budget; abolish the Governor's Office of Wellness and Physical Activity and move its responsibilities to the Department for Public Health; change the title of the Division of Child Support to the Department for Income Support; reassign certain functions of the Department for Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services to the Department for Aging and Independent Living; establish the Governor's Office of Electronic Health Information; establish the responsibilities of the Office of the Ombudsman and the Office of Electronic Health Information under the Office of the Secretary; change the title of the Division of Women's Physical and Mental Health to the Division of Women's Health; establish the responsibilities of the Office of Policy and Budget and the Department for Income Support; abolish the Division of Child Abuse and Domestic Violence Services and move its responsibilities to the Division of Protection and Permanency within the Department for Community Based Services; change the title of Chief information officer within the Office of Administrative and Technology Services to executive director; change the title of the Division of Adult and Child Health Improvement to the Division of Maternal and Child Health; change the title of the Division of Health Care Facilities and Services in the Office of the Inspector General to the Division of Health Care; change the title of the Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services to the Division of Behavioral Health; change the name of the HIV and AIDS Advisory Council to the HIV and AIDS Planning and Advisory Council; establish that the cabinet may transfer or designate as surplus real property that it owns for child-care centers and senior citizens centers; add two members to the State Interagency Council for Services to Children with an Emotional Disability; add two new members appointed by the Governor to the Statewide Trauma Care Program Advisory Committee; transfer the functions, duties, and responsibilities of the weatherization program funded by the United States Department of Energy from the Department for Community Based Services, Cabinet for Health and Family Services, to the Finance and Administration Cabinet; repeal KRS 194.210, 194A.085, and 194A.092; confirm Executive Order 2010-431 to the extent not otherwise confirmed or superseded by this Act.

HB 279 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS - Retain original provisions; delete language requiring the Department for Medicaid Services to begin a contract oversight, performance, and monitoring function; require the Department for Medicaid Services to establish a managed care unit to provide oversight of managed care initiatives.

     Feb 1-introduced in House
     Feb 2-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Feb 8-posted in committee
     Feb 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 16-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, February 18, 2011
     Feb 18-3rd reading, passed 95-1 with Committee Substitute ; received in Senate
     Feb 23-to State & Local Government (S)

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