01RS SB118


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SB 118 (BR 1119) - R. Stivers, D. Mongiardo

     AN ACT relating to rural health care.
     Amend KRS 164.937 to require the University of Kentucky to maintain the Center of Excellence in Rural Health; require the center to: support staff, gather statistical information about rural health and workforce availability, provide educational opportunities to students committed to rural health service, and maintain family practice residences; serve as the designated office of rural health; and advocate for rural health care; permit the establishment of additional sites to the extent additional funds are appropriated; and provide that nothing in the bill shall be construed to restrict the study of rural health policies, workforce analyses, or the training of health professionals in or for rural or medically underserved areas by other state universities.

     Feb 9-introduced in Senate
     Feb 13-to Education (S)
     Feb 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 15-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 16, 2001
     Feb 16-3rd reading, passed 34-0
     Feb 19-received in House
     Feb 20-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Feb 21-posting waived; posted in committee
     Feb 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 26-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 27-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 28, 2001
     Mar 5-3rd reading, passed 96-0; received in Senate
     Mar 6-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Mar 15-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 30)

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