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SB 133 (BR 908) - J. Denton

     AN ACT relating to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services.
     Amend KRS 194A.005 to add a definition for the Kentucky Health and Family Services Board and redefine secretary as chief executive officer; create new sections of KRS Chapter 194A to establish the board to provide oversight and accountability for the duties of the cabinet and to employ the cabinet secretary; specify board membership; specify the board shall be chaired by the Governor and may establish rules of procedure; require the board to set qualifications for secretary position, conduct a search, and recommend 3 individuals to the Governor for appointment, and submit 3 additional names if the Governor rejects submitted names; specify that the secretary serves at the pleasure of the board; require secretary to submit budget request to the board for approval before submitting pursuant to KRS Chapter 48; specify that other duties of the board include review of cabinet programs, develop of federal strategies, and report to the Governor and the Interim Committee on Health and Welfare.

     Feb 4-introduced in Senate
     Feb 6-to Health & Welfare (S)

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