04RS HB688


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HB 688 (BR 2350) - J. Gray, S. Westrom

     AN ACT relating to the composition of the Kentucky State Board of Medical Licensure.
     Amend KRS 311.530 to add a chiropractor and a representative of the office of Attorney General to the State Board of Medical Licensure; and delete one consumer member and one physician member from the board; amend KRS 311.535 to require that the representative of the office of Attorney General serve on the board only while holding his or her title.


     HCS - Delete all of the original provisions; add provisions to direct the Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare to study the composition of the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure to determine whether the current composition adequately supports the ability of the board to objectively investigate complaints and render disciplinary actions; direct the committee to report its recommendations to the 2005 Regular Session of the General Assembly.

     Mar 1-introduced in House
     Mar 2-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Mar 8-posted in committee
     Mar 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 12-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 18-recommitted to Health and Welfare (H)

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