98RS SB336


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SB 336/FN (BR 2261) - T. Buford

     AN ACT relating to the Kentucky Birth Surveillance Registry.
     Amend KRS 211.660 to direct licensed free-standing birthing centers and general acute care hospitals give access to medical records to the Kentucky Birth Surveillance Registry; require the Department of Public Health to pay for duplicating records; exempt licensed health facilities from liability by reason of having provided records to the Kentucky Birth Surveillance Registry.


     SCA (1, T. Buford) - Require that any costs associated with the copying of the medical records by the Kentucky Birth Surveillance Registry personnel be those costs as identified under KRS 422.317; and delete the reference to those records being patient-requested copies of those medical records.

     Feb 23-introduced in Senate
     Feb 24-to Health and Welfare (S)
     Mar 5-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Amendment (1)
     Mar 6-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 9-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for March 10, 1998
     Mar 10-3rd reading, passed 32-0 with committee amendment (1)
     Mar 11-received in House
     Mar 12-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Mar 13-posted in committee
     Mar 17-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 18-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 24-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for March 25, 1998
     Mar 25-3rd reading, passed 92-3
     Mar 26-received in Senate; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Apr 7-signed by Governor

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