HB 415/FN (BR 869) - T. Burch, D. Watkins, R. Adams, R. Adkins, J. Bell, S. Brinkman, D. Butler, L. Clark, J. Crenshaw, R. Crimm, R. Damron, J. DeCesare, B. DeWeese, D. Ford, D. Graham, R. Henderson, M. Henley, J. Jenkins, Ji. Lee, M. Marzian, T. McKee, C. Miller, T. Moore, L. Napier, S. Overly, D. Owens, R. Palumbo, T. Riner, C. Siler, A. Smith, K. Stein, J. Stewart III, J. Wayne, R. Webb, A. Webb-Edgington, R. Weston, S. Westrom, A. Wuchner
AN ACT relating to colon cancer screening.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 214 to define terms "department" and "program"; establish a colon cancer screening program within the Department for Public Health to provide screening services to uninsured individuals age 50 to 64 and others at high risk; provide that services may be undertaken by private contract or operated by the department; permit the department to accept grants or awards of funds from federal or private sources; require the department to establish a data collection system; require the promulgation of administrative regulations; establish the Colon Cancer Screening Advisory Committee within the Kentucky Cancer Consortium; establish the membership of the advisory committee; require the advisory committee to provide recommendations for implementation and conduct of the colon cancer screening program; require the advisory committee to establish and provide oversight for a colon cancer screening public awareness campaign; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to contract with the Kentucky Cancer Consortium at the University of Kentucky to provide the required support; require the amount of contracted services to be excluded from the base funding formula of the university as determined by the Council on Postsecondary Education; require the advisory committee to provide an annual report on implementation, outcomes, and recommendations; require the Kentucky Cancer Program to establish a colon cancer screening education and outreach program in each of the area development districts; require the education and outreach program to focus on individuals who lack access to colon cancer screening; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to contract with the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky to provide the required support; require the amount of contracted services to be excluded from the base funding formula of the universities as determined by the Council on Postsecondary Education.
HB 415 - AMENDMENTS
HCS/FN - Retain all provisions and limit the program to the amount of funding available.
Jan 30-introduced in House
Jan 31-to Health & Welfare (H)
Feb 11-posted in committee
Feb 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 15-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 19-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 20, 2008
Feb 26-3rd reading, passed 94-0 with Committee Substitute
Feb 27-received in Senate
Feb 29-to Health & Welfare (S)
Mar 19-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
Mar 20-2nd reading, to Rules
Apr 2-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for April 2, 2008; 3rd reading, passed 38-0; received in House
Apr 14-enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
Apr 15-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor; signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 126)