03RS HB272


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HB 272 (BR 1167) - T. Burch, T. Riner

     AN ACT relating to emergency management.
     Amend KRS 39A.287 to require collaboration with the Commissioner of the Department for Public Health and other state agencies in the annual assessment of the preparedness of the Commonwealth to respond to acts of terrorism; require the annual report of the assessment to be submitted to the Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare; create section of KRS 211.005 to 211.380 to require the commissioner of the Department for Public Health to collaborate with the Division of Emergency Management to annually assess the statewide preparedness of public health and other health care providers to respond to acts of terrorism; and require the use of the assessment to strengthen public health strategies to respond to acts of terrorism, including those involving chemical, nuclear, or biological agents.

     Feb 4-introduced in House
     Feb 5-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Feb 11-posted in committee
     Feb 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 14-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 19-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 20, 2003
     Feb 25-3rd reading, passed 91-0
     Feb 26-received in Senate
     Feb 28-to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)

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