HB 187 (BR 321) - T. Burch
AN ACT relating to hospital employees.
Create new section of KRS Chapter 216B to prohibit a licensed hospital from prohibiting a registered nurse from wearing a badge or other insignia indicating that the person is a registered nurse; prohibit hospital from retaliating against employee who reports a violation to the cabinet; provide for a fine of not less than $100 and not more than $500 for a violation.
HB 187 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Provide that hospital licensed under 216B shall not prohibit person who is licensed, registered, certified or otherwise regulated under state law from wearing a badge or insignia indicating that the person is a licensed, registered, certified or otherwise regulated health care provider, provided the badge or insignia does not violate sterile procedures, provide for no retaliation against health care provider for reporting a violation, provide for fine between $100 and $500 for any hospital violating provisions.
SCA (1, T. Buford) - Direct that no other information appear on the badge unless approved by the hospital chief executive officer, facility manager, or designee.
SFA (2, T. Philpot) - Retain original provisions except add requirement that licensed, registered, certified or otherwise regulated employees wear badge or insignia, provided it does not violate sterile procedures.
SFA (3/Title, T. Philpot) - Make title amendment.
Jan 7-introduced in House
Jan 8-to Health and Welfare (H)
Jan 21-posted in committee
Feb 3-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 4-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 10-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for February 11, 1998
Feb 11-3rd reading, passed 96-0 with Committee Substitute
Feb 12-received in Senate
Feb 17-to Health and Welfare (S)
Feb 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Amendment (1); floor amendments (2) and (3-title) filed
Feb 27-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 2-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for March 4, 1998
Mar 4-3rd reading, passed 31-5-1 with Committee Amendment (1) Floor Amendments (2) and (3-title)
Mar 5-received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate amendments
Mar 31-House concurred in Senate committee amendment (1) and floor amendments (2) and (3-title); passed 90-1
Apr 1-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
Apr 10-signed by Governor