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SB 31 (BR 130) - E. Tori, W. Blevins Jr., D. Boswell, P. Clark, D. Harper Angel, R. Jones II, J. Pendleton, J. Rhoads, J. Turner, R. Webb, J. Westwood, K. Winters

     AN ACT relating to veterans' affairs.
     Amend KRS 216B.015 to define "medical foster home"; amend KRS 216B.020 to exempt medical foster homes from certificate of need requirements.


     HCS - Retain original provisions and 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 childcare 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; amend KRS 205.712 to change requirements for financial institution data match systems; amend KRS 205.778 to change provisions related to data matches for child support arrearages; amend KRS 205.792 to make citation correction; amend KRS 405.465 to delete requirement for a certified copy of an order by the court to be sent to an employer; amend KRS 405.467 to delete requirement for a certified copy of an order for withholding; amend KRS 205.6485 to delete the requirement for a premium payment for insurance coverage under the Kentucky Children's Health Insurance Programs.

     HCA (1/Title, T. Burch) - Make title amendment.

     HFA (1, T. Moore) - Amend to retain original provisions of SB 31 GA.

     HFA (2, R. Rand) - Continue language provisions for the Transportation Cabinet; provide that Transportation Cabinet capital construction projects with authorizations that expire by June 30, 2010, are reauthorized; provide that no expenditures shall be made on any new road projects, except for those authorized in 2009 Ky. Acts ch. 9, which are reauthorized; provide that the Act shall expire on Midnight of the day the General Assembly adjourns sine die for the 2011 Regular Session; declare an EMERGENCY.

     HFA (3/Title, R. Rand) - Make title amendment.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 5-introduced in Senate
     Jan 6-to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
     Jan 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 15-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 20-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 21, 2010
     Jan 21-3rd reading, passed 37-0; received in House
     Jan 26-to Military Affairs & Public Safety (H)
     Mar 8-posted in committee
     Mar 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 11-2nd reading, to Rules; recommitted to Health & Welfare (H)
     Mar 15-posted in committee
     Mar 25-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Mar 26-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 29-recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
     Apr 15-taken from Committee, placed in the Orders of the Day; floor amendments (2) and (3-title) filed ; 3rd reading, passed 64-33 with floor amendments (2) and (3-title)

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