HB 367 (BR 1503) - R. Palumbo, F. Steele, S. Westrom
AN ACT relating to the protection of vulnerable adults.
Create a new section of KRS 209 to define terms; create a new section of KRS 209 to require the CHFS to create and maintain an adult abuse registry; make the registry available electronically; prohibit unsubstantiated findings, prohibit placement of an individual on the registry unless all administrative appeals and judicial proceedings related to the appeal have been completed and upheld; prohibit a long-term-care facility or provider from employing an individual or volunteer whose name appears on the registry; amend KRS 209.140 to permit limited release of information related to the adult abuse registry to long term care providers.
HB 367 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Delete provision of the bill that permits the cabinet to keep information on any unsubstantiated or substantiated report.
Feb 13-introduced in House
Feb 14-to Health & Welfare (H)
Feb 20-posted in committee; posting waived
Feb 21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 22-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 25, 2013
Feb 26-3rd reading, passed 96-0 with Committee Substitute
Feb 27-received in Senate
Mar 4-to Judiciary (S)