SB 168/FN (BR 1276) - D. Karem, J. Denton, W. Blevins, D. Boswell, P. Herron Jr, B. Jackson, A. Kerr, G. Neal, R. Palmer II, J. Pendleton, J. Rhoads, E. Scorsone, T. Shaughnessy, R. Stivers, G. Tapp, J. Turner, E. Worley
AN ACT relating to human service delivery program and declaring an emergency.
Amend KRS 281.873 to establish criteria for requiring an escort for a person receiving human service transportation delivery services; permit any person receiving human service transportation delivery services under a Certificate Type 07 or Certificate Type 08 to have an escort; permit an escort for minors between the ages of 13 and 17; require that the escort be provided by the family or guardian of the person receiving transportation services; prohibit the escort from being charged a fare; EMERGENCY.
SB 168 - AMENDMENTS
SCS - Retain original provisions; make technical correction.
HCS/FN - Retain original provisions except add a definition of "qualified mental health professional"; add qualified mental health professional to the list of health care providers who are authorized to recommend the level of eligibility for a person receiving human service transportation delivery program services; delete the provision that permits any person being transported under a Certificate Type 07 or 08 to be accompanied by an escort; require that escorts be provided by the transportation providers instead of by family members of the person receiving transportation services; specify conditions under which the transportation provider may accompany a person to and from the vehicle; establish requirements for securing the safety of persons left in the vehicle while the driver accompanies another person to and from the vehicle; require an escort for persons under the age of 13 instead of under the age of 12; specify conditions under which the transportation provider is required to have at least one escort per vehicle; require any state agency that has been appointed as the guardian of a person receiving transportation services to ensure that an escort is provided by the transportation provider if an escort is required under the provisions of the Act.
Feb 13-introduced in Senate
Feb 14-to Health and Welfare (S)
Feb 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 19-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 20-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, February 21, 2003
Feb 21-3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in House
Feb 24-to Health and Welfare (H)
Feb 25-posted in committee
Mar 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 5-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 6, 2003
Mar 6-3rd reading, passed 93-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in Senate
Mar 11-posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute as a Consent bill; Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute ; passed 38-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
Mar 18-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 86)