HB 58 (BR 281) - T. Mills, C. Embry Jr., D. Graham, C. Rollins II
AN ACT relating to problem, compulsive, or pathological gambling and making an appropriation therefor.
Amend KRS 222.005 to define "pathological gambling" and "problem gambling"; create new sections of KRS Chapter 222 to establish the Problem and Pathological Gamblers Awareness and Treatment Program; direct the use of funds and limit annual administrative costs to $200,000; establish the Gamblers Awareness and Treatment Program Advisory Council; establish the council's membership and responsibilities; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to promulgate administrative regulations in collaboration with the council; establish a funding and application process, certify disbursement of funds, and require reports annually; assign responsibilities to the director of the Division of Behavioral Health; amend KRS 222.001 and 222.003 to conform; APPROPRIATION.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Jan 8-introduced in House; to Licensing & Occupations (H)