HB 249/FN (BR 974) - M. Marzian, J. Hoover
AN ACT relating to emergency medical services for children.
Create a new section of KRS 211.950 to 211.95 to declare purpose; amend KRS 221.950 to provide definitions of "advisory committee", "department", "emergency medical facility", "Emergency Services for Children Program", "Emergency medical services personnel", and "prehospital care"; amend KRS 211.952 to require the lead agency for emergency medical services agency in the Department for Health Services to engage in data collection specifically related to emergency medical services and trauma care of children and establish the Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Program; amend confidentiality requirements to include operations of the EMSC, Emergency Medical Services Council, and advisory committee and exclude records from KRS 61.805 to 61.884; create a new section of KRS 211.950 to 211.956 to establish the EMSC Program, require hiring of program coordinator who shall implement the program and serve as liaison; set forth requirements for program and development of guidelines and recommendations; require lead emergency medical services agency to adopt guidelines and recommendations of EMSC Program as administrative regulations; create a new section of KRS 211.950 to 211.956 to establish Emergency Medical Services for Children Advisory Committee consisting of 13 persons; create a new section of KRS 211.950 to 211.956 to provide for reporting on the EMSC program to the General Assembly every 2 years; amend KRS 211.964, 311.601, 311.654, and 314.073 to require professional education on emergency medical services for children; provide that Act may be cited as Emergency Medical Services for Children Act.
HB 249 - AMENDMENTS
HCS/FN - Retain original provisions, except permit, rather than mandate the cabinet for human resources to hire a coordinator for the EMSC program; allow, rather than require, specified guidelines for the EMSC program; delete the thirteen-member advisory committee; delete amendments to KRS 211.964, KRS 311.601, 311.654, and KRS 314.073.
Jan 12-introduced in House
Jan 13-to Health and Welfare (H)
Jan 21-posted in committee
Feb 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 23-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 26-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)
Mar 4-posting waived
Mar 6-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for March 9, 1998
Mar 10-3rd reading, passed 87-0 with Committee Substitute
Mar 11-received in Senate
Mar 12-to Health and Welfare (S)
Mar 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Mar 19-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 20-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for March 24, 1998
Mar 24-3rd reading, passed 33-1
Mar 25-received in House
Mar 26-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
Apr 1-signed by Governor