00RS HB268


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HB 268/FN/HM (BR 150) - R. Damron, J. Adams, H. Anderson, C. Belcher, L. Belcher, J. Bowling, J. Bruce, T. Burch, J. Callahan, M. Cherry, L. Clark, P. Clark, J. Crenshaw, B. DeWeese, G. Graham, B. Heleringer, C. Hoffman, J. Jenkins, S. Johns, E. Jordan, J. Lee, M. Marzian, S. Nunn, R. Palumbo, D. Sims, K. Stein, J. Stewart, J. Wayne, R. Webb, S. Westrom

     AN ACT relating to mental health and substance abuse.
     Create new section of KRS 304.17A to provide for treatment for mental health conditions at the same level as treatment for physical health conditions in health benefit plans.


     HFA (1, R. Damron) - Retain original provisions except exempt employer-organized associations from provisions of the Act.

     Jan 5-introduced in House
     Jan 6-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Jan 10-posted in committee
     Jan 25-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 26-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 28-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)
     Feb 18-posted in committee
     Feb 29-reported favorably, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 1-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 2, 2000
     Mar 6-3rd reading, passed 87-9 with floor amendment (1)
     Mar 7-received in Senate
     Mar 9-to Health and Welfare (S)
     Mar 22-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 23-2nd reading, to Rules
     Apr 11-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, April 11, 2000; 3rd reading, passed 33-0; received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Apr 21-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 463)

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