00RS HB448


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HB 448/FN (BR 1725) - J. Jenkins, M. Marzian, C. Belcher, T. Burch, L. Clark, B. Colter, G. Graham, D. Horlander, S. Johns, E. Jordan, S. Nunn, M. Rader, W. Scott, K. Stein, M. Treesh, S. Westrom

     AN ACT relating to rape crisis centers.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 211 to require the Cabinet for Health Services to designate 1 nonprofit corporation in each area development district to serve as the regional rape crisis center; require the center to provide crisis counseling, mental health support services, advocacy, consultation, public education, and training of professionals; permit the secretary of the cabinet to make grants to assist the corporation in the establishment of the center; require the center to establish a board; establish the duties of a center board; provide for confidentiality of center records that identify a client; amend KRS 216B.015 to define "sexual assault examination facility"; amend KRS 216B.400 to permit examination of sexual offense victim to be performed in a sexual assault examination facility; amend KRS 314.011 to conform.


     HCS/FN - Retain original provisions; clarify that definition of "sexual assault examination facility" applies to licensed health care facility as defined by chapter.
     HFA (1, J. Jenkins) - Clarify that section relating to a sexual assault examination that is conducted in an emergency situation and that is reimbursable by the Attorney General only relates to an examination of the sexual assault victim.

     Jan 24-introduced in House
     Jan 25-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Feb 1-posted in committee
     Feb 8-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 9-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 10, 2000
     Feb 10-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 15-3rd reading, passed 97-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
     Feb 16-received in Senate
     Feb 18-to Health and Welfare (S)
     Mar 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 2-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 3-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 8, 2000
     Mar 8-3rd reading, passed 36-0
     Mar 9-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Mar 20-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 142)

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