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SB 57 (BR 487) - T. Buford

     AN ACT relating to personal emergency response systems.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 311A to regulate personal emergency response systems under the authority of the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services; define terms; establish the promulgation of administrative regulations to supervise the duties and functions relating to personal emergency response system providers.

SB 57 - AMENDMENTS


     SCS - Retain original provisions of the bill except require primary service agreements to designate primary responders to contact in the event of an emergency.

     HCS/LM - Delete original provisions of the bill; create a new section of KRS Chapter 438 to define alarm system, personal emergency response system, personal emergency response system provider, customer, and responder; create a new section of KRS Chapter 438 to establish the limitations on a person performing the services of a personal emergency response system provider; create a new section of KRS Chapter 438 establishing that effective January 1, 2009, all new contracts between a personal emergency response system provider and a customer shall be in accordance with specified contract provisions requiring the customer to designate the order in which responders will be contacted in an emergency; establish options for the customer to designate a 911 center, public safety answering point, or communications center as the first and primary responder, the secondary responder, or as the primary responder in the case of no voice-to-voice contact with the customer; establish that the personal emergency response system provider shall provide a disclosure statement to the customer stating the option to designate a 911 center, public safety answering point, or communications center as the primary responder; establish the type of information that the personal emergency response system provider shall provide to a 911 center, public safety answering point, or communications center; establish that the personal emergency response system provider shall notify the responders on the customer's calling list after a 911 center, public safety answering point, or communications center has been called; establish that a personal emergency response system provider shall notify all customers with existing contracts prior to January 1, 2009 of the option to select a 911 center, public safety answering point, or communications center as the primary responder; create a new section of KRS Chapter 438 to establish guidelines relating to city, county, charter county, urban-county government, unified local government, or consolidated local governments and personal emergency response system providers; create a new section of KRS Chapter 438 to establish that this Act does not apply to specified entities; create a new section of KRS Chapter 438 establishing that the Attorney General and the county attorney shall have concurrent jurisdiction to enforce the provisions of this Act; create a new section of KRS Chapter 438 establishing a $10,000 per violation penalty for violations of this Act; and establish that this Act shall be known as the Christine Talley Act.

     HFA (1, M. Harmon) - Delete prohibition against a local government imposing a tax or a licensing or franchise fee on a personal emergency response system.

     Jan 8-introduced in Senate
     Jan 10-to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
     Jan 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Jan 25-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 29-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, January 30, 2008
     Jan 30-3rd reading, passed 35-0 with Committee Substitute
     Jan 31-received in House
     Feb 5-to Licensing & Occupations (H)
     Mar 14-posted in committee
     Mar 19-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 20-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 25-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 26, 2008
     Mar 27-3rd reading, passed 99-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1) ; received in Senate
     Apr 1-to Rules (S); posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1) ; Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1) ; passed 37-0
     Apr 2-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 14-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 102)

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