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HB285

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HB 285/LM/CI (BR 63) - A. Wuchner, L. Belcher, R. Adams, S. Brinkman, T. Burch, J. Carney, R. Crimm, B. Farmer, J. Fischer, B. Housman, J. Jenkins, T. Kerr, S. Lee, M. Marzian, T. Moore, R. Nelson, M. Rader, T. Riner, F. Steele, A. Webb-Edgington, S. Westrom, J. York

     AN ACT relating to pediatric abusive head trauma.
     Provide noncodified language to acknowledge a current pilot project designed to educate parents about pediatric abusive head trauma at three Norton Healthcare hospitals and request that preliminary results be shared with the Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare by November 2010; create a new section of KRS Chapter 15 to define terms; amend KRS 15.334 to include the dynamics of pediatric abusive head trauma and model protocols to address pediatric abusive head trauma as mandatory training subjects for law enforcement officers; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require inclusion of a segment on pediatric abusive head trauma in health education curriculum in Kentucky high schools; create a new section of KRS Chapter 197 to require that a course covering the prevention and recognition of pediatric abusive head trauma be made available to inmates in state penitentiaries, and encourage local jailers to include a similar course; create a new section of KRS Chapter 199 to require that practicing guardian ad litem attorneys receive 1.5 hours of training in the prevention and recognition of pediatric abusive head trauma at least once every five years as part of their continuing legal education; amend KRS 199.472 to require all prospective adoptive parents to take a 1.5 hour course in the prevention of pediatric abusive head trauma; amend KRS 199.896 to require employees and owners of child-care centers to take a 1.5 hour course once every 5 years as a part of their continuing education requirements and covering the prevention and recognition of pediatric abusive head trauma; amend KRS 211.690 to require the HANDS program to include an educational component on the recognition and prevention of pediatric abusive head trauma; create a new section of KRS Chapter 216B to require all health care professionals practicing in urgent care facilities to complete approved continuing education covering the recognition and prevention of pediatric abusive head trauma; amend KRS 311.601 to require practicing pediatricians, radiologists, family practitioners, trauma physicians, and emergency medicine physicians to complete 1.5 hours of continuing medical education once by December 31, 2013, and to require new specialists to complete the 1.5 hour training course once; amend KRS 311.844 to require physician's assistants to complete 1.5 hours of continuing education covering the recognition and prevention of pediatric abusive head trauma once by December 31, 2013; create a new section of KRS Chapter 311A to require paramedics to complete 1.5 hours of continuing education covering the recognition and prevention of pediatric abusive head trauma at least once every five years; amend KRS 311A.120 to require emergency medical technicians or first responders to complete 1.5 hours of continuing education covering the recognition and prevention of pediatric abusive head trauma at least once every five years; amend KRS 314.073 to require nurses to complete 1.5 hours of continuing competency requirements covering the recognition and prevention of pediatric abusive head trauma at once by December 31, 2013; amend KRS 335.130 to require licensed social workers and licensed clinical social workers to complete 1.5 hours of continuing education covering the recognition and prevention of pediatric abusive head trauma at least once every six years; amend KRS 620.360 to require foster parents that receive placements of children under the age of five to attend a continuing education session covering the prevention and recognition of pediatric abusive head trauma; amend KRS 194A.545 to encourage the cabinet's training academy to include training covering the recognition and prevention of pediatric abusive head trauma for front-line child protection staff.

HB 285 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS/LM/CI - Delete original provisions; provide noncodified language to acknowledge a current pilot project designed to educate parents about pediatric abusive head trauma at three Norton Healthcare hospitals and request that preliminary results be shared with the Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare by November 2010; amend KRS 15.334 to include the dynamics of pediatric abusive head trauma and model protocols to address pediatric abusive head trauma as mandatory training subjects for law enforcement officers; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to encourage inclusion of a segment on pediatric abusive head trauma in health education curriculum in Kentucky high schools; amend KRS 194A.454 to encourage the secretary for health and family services to include an educational component covering the recognition and prevention of pediatric abusive head trauma as a part of the initial and continuing education for Department of Community Based Services front-line child protection staff; create a new section of KRS Chapter 197 to require that a course covering the prevention and recognition of pediatric abusive head trauma be made available to inmates in state penitentiaries, and encourage local jailers to include a similar course; create a new section of KRS 199 to require that practicing guardian ad litem attorneys that represent clients under the age of 5 complete 1.5 hours of training in the prevention and recognition of pediatric abusive head trauma at least once every 5 years as part of their continuing legal education; create a new section of KRS Chapter 199 to require that a prospective adoptive parent who may receive a child younger than the age of 5 undergo 1.5 hours of an approved educational session covering the prevention of pediatric abusive head trauma; require that foster parents that receive children younger than the age of 5 undergo approved continuing education training at least once every 5 years; allow the secretary of the CHFS to collaborate with certain organizations and agencies to approve the courses; amend KRS 199.896 to require employees and owners of child care centers to take a 1.5 hour course once every 5 years as a part of their continuing education requirements covering the recognition and prevention of pediatric abusive head trauma; amend KRS 199.8982 to require that family child care providers complete 1.5 hours of training in the prevention and recognition of pediatric abusive head trauma at least once every 5 years; amend KRS 211.690 to require the HANDS program include an educational component on the recognition and prevention of pediatric abusive head trauma; create a new section of KRS Chapter 216B to define "urgent treatment facility" and require that all health care professionals practicing in urgent treatment facilities demonstrate completion of approved training concerning the prevention and recognition of pediatric abusive head trauma according to the relevant licensing body; amend KRS 311.601 to require practicing pediatricians, radiologists, family practitioners, trauma physicians, and emergency medicine specialists to complete the 1.5 hour training course once by December 31, 2013; amend KRS 311.844 to require physicians assistants complete 1.5 hours of continuing education covering the recognition and prevention of pediatric abusive head trauma once by December 31, 2013; amend KRS 311A.120 to require emergency medical technicians or first responders to complete 1.5 hours of continuing education covering the recognition and prevention of pediatric abusive head trauma at least once every 5 years; create a new section of KRS Chapter 311A to require paramedics to complete 1.5 hours of continuing education covering the recognition and prevention of pediatric abusive head trauma at least once every 5 years; amend KRS 314.073 to require nurses to complete 1.5 hours of continuing competency requirements covering the recognition and prevention of pediatric abusive head trauma at least once by December 31, 2013; amend KRS 335.130 to require licensed social workers and licensed clinical social workers to complete 1.5 hours of continuing education covering the recognition and prevention of pediatric abusive head trauma at least once every 6 years; amend KRS 620.020 to define "pediatric abusive head trauma."

     SCS (1/LM) - Retain original provisions, except encourage practicing guardian ad litem attorneys that represent clients under the age of 5 to complete 1.5 hours of training in the prevention and recognition of pediatric abusive head trauma as part of their continuing legal education and delete the requirement for training.

     SCS (2/LM) - Retain original provisions except delete the requirements that physicians and prospective adoptive parents undergo 1.5 hours of training; delete the section that encourages guardian ad litem attorneys to undergo 1.5 hours of training; require urgent treatment facilities to make a course relating to the prevention and recognition of pediatric abusive head trauma available at least once every two years; and clarify that the 1.5 hours of training are to be included in the current requirements for continuing education.

     Jan 19-introduced in House
     Jan 21-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Feb 1-posted in committee
     Feb 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 5-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 10, 2010
     Feb 10-3rd reading, passed 99-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 11-received in Senate
     Feb 16-to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 23-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 24-taken from committee; 2nd reading; returned to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 26-reported favorably, to Rules as a Consent bill with Committee Substitute
     Apr 14-taken from Rules Committee; returned to Judiciary (S); reported favorably, to Rules as a Consent bill with Committee Substitute (2) ; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, April 14, 2010; 3rd reading; Committee Substitute (1) withdrawn; passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute (2) ; received in House; to Rules (H); taken from Rules Committee; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (2) ; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (2) ; passed 100-0
     Apr 15-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 26-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 171)

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