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HB 556 (BR 1425) - M. Marzian, K. Hall, T. Burch, T. Couch, C. Hoffman, J. Jenkins, C. Miller, R. Palumbo, C. Siler, J. Stacy, T. Thompson, S. Westrom

     AN ACT relating to nursing.
     Amend KRS 314.042 to delete the requirement for an advanced registered nurse practitioner prescribing or dispensing nonscheduled legend drugs to enter into a collaborative agreement with a physician; amend KRS 18A.197 to allow an advanced registered nurse practitioner to certify an employee's need for absence and use of sick leave from the sick leave sharing program; amend KRS 158.035 to permit a child eligible to enroll as a student in any public or private elementary school to enroll if the child presents an immunization certificate from either a physician or an advanced registered nurse practitioner; amend KRS 163.525 to enable a person to obtain certification as deaf, hard of hearing, or severely speech impaired from an advanced registered nurse practitioner in order to be eligible for a telecommunication device for the deaf; amend KRS 199.8982 to include a statement from an advanced registered nurse practitioner that the applicant for a family child-care home is in good health; amend KRS 214.010 to require an advanced registered nurse practitioner to report communicable diseases; amend KRS 214.181 to permit an HIV test to be ordered by an advanced registered nurse practitioner; amend KRS 214.625 to include an advanced registered nurse practitioner as being able to order HIV tests, inform the patients of the results, provide information and counseling, or refer the patient for treatment and counseling; amend KRS 214.645 to require an advanced registered nurse practitioner that receives a positive report of an HIV test to report; amend KRS 216.935 to include advanced registered nurse practitioners in the definition of a home health aide that assists with medication ordered by a physician.

HB 556 - AMENDMENTS


     HFA (1, D. Owens) - Retain original provisions; amend KRS 314.042 to establish that there shall be no fee or commission charged by a physician for the purposes of establishing a collaborative agreement for the advanced registered nurse practitioner's prescriptive authority for controlled substances, between a physician and an advanced registered nurse practitioner.

     HFA (2, T. Moore) - Amend KRS 18A.197 to allow an advanced registered nurse practitioner to certify an employee's need for absence and use of sick leave from the sick leave sharing program; amend KRS 158.035 to permit a child eligible to enroll as a student in any public or private elementary school to enroll if the child presents an immunization certificate from either a physician or an advanced registered nurse practitioner; amend KRS 163.525 to enable a person to obtain certification as deaf, hard of hearing, or severely speech impaired from an advanced registered nurse practitioner in order to be eligible for a telecommunication device for the deaf; amend KRS 199.8982 to include a statement from an advanced registered nurse practitioner that the applicant for a family child-care home is in good health; amend KRS 214.010 to require an advanced registered nurse practitioner to report communicable diseases; amend KRS 214.181 to permit an HIV test to be ordered by an advanced registered nurse practitioner who has completed an educational course approved by the cabinet or the licensing board or certifying entity on the transmission, control, treatment, and prevention of HIV and AIDS; amend KRS 214.625 to include an advanced registered nurse practitioner, who has completed an educational course approved by the cabinet or the licensing board or certifying entity on the transmission, control, treatment, and prevention of HIV and AIDS, as being able to order HIV tests, inform the patients of the results, provide information and counseling, or refer the patient for treatment and counseling; amend KRS 214.645 to require an advanced registered nurse practitioner that receives a positive report of an HIV test to report; amend KRS 216.935 to include advanced registered nurse practitioners in the definition of a home health aide that assists with medication ordered by a physician.

     HFA (3/P, J. Fischer) - Attach provisions of HB 373.

     HFA (4/Title, J. Fischer) - Make title amendment.

     HFA (5, B. Montell) - Delete original provisions; create a new section of KRS 311.530 to 311.620 to establish guidelines governing collaborative agreements.

     HFA (6/Title, B. Montell) - Make title amendment.

     Mar 1-introduced in House
     Mar 2-to Health & Welfare (H); posted in committee
     Mar 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 5-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 8-floor amendment (2) filed
     Mar 11-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 12, 2010
     Mar 12-floor amendments (3) and (4-title) filed
     Mar 15-taken from the Regular Orders of the Day; recommitted to Health & Welfare (H); floor amendments (5) and (6-title) filed
     Mar 16-floor amendments (3) and (4-title) withdrawn
     Mar 18-floor amendments (5) and (6-title) withdrawn


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