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SB 137 (BR 1591) - B. Guthrie

     AN ACT relating to surgical assistants.
     Amend KRS 311.864 to define "certified surgical assistant,"; amend KRS 311.866 to provide an exemption to certificate requirements; amend KRS 311.868 to add an additional member to the Advisory Committee for Surgical Assistants; amend KRS 311.870 to establish continuing education rules and guidelines by selected organizations; amend KRS 311.878 to expand certifying organizations and delete the requirement to demonstrate work experience; create a new section of KRS 311.864 to 311.890 to provide for temporary certification; amend KRS 216B.015 to revise the definition for "certified surgical assistant."


     SCS - Delete all provisions, except retain the new section of KRS 311.864 to 311.890 that establishes temporary certification for surgical assistants.

     Feb 5-introduced in Senate
     Feb 7-to Licensing, Occupations and Administrative Regulations (S)
     Feb 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 27-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 28, 2008
     Feb 28-passed over and retained in the Consent Orders of the Day
     Mar 4-3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 5-received in House
     Mar 11-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Mar 21-posted in committee

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