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SB 1 (BR 945) - D. Williams

     AN ACT relating to primary stroke center certification.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 216B to require the secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to designate as a primary stroke center any acute care hospital which has received a primary stroke center certification from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO); suspend or revoke a designation if certification is withdrawn; promulgate administrative regulations to establish criteria for designation.


     SCS - Retain original provisions of the bill except amend the definition of "primary stroke center certification" by replacing "accreditation" with "certification," permitting certification by another cabinet approved organization, and requiring that acute care hospitals comply with national standards and safety goals, use evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, and use an organized approach to measure performance; delete the requirement for the cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations to establish criteria for designation.

     HFA (1/P, T. Burch) - Attach the provisions of HB 412; clarify language directing the Office of Education Accountability to study issues related to teachers working in alternative settings; include the Kentucky Educational Collaborative for State Agency Children in the development of an administrative regulation developing a classification and data collection system.

     HFA (2/Title, T. Burch) - Make title amendment.

     Jan 8-introduced in Senate
     Jan 11-to Health & Welfare (S); taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Health & Welfare (S)
     Jan 19-taken from committee; 2nd reading; returned to Health & Welfare (S)
     Jan 20-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute ; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, January 20, 2010; 3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute
     Jan 21-received in House
     Jan 26-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Mar 2-posted in committee
     Mar 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 5-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 8, 2010
     Mar 8-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
     Mar 9-floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed
     Mar 26-3rd reading; passed 92-0; received in Senate; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 7-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 67)

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