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HB 12 (BR 14) - T. Kerr, A. Webb-Edgington

     AN ACT relating to evidence.
     Amend KRS 422.300 to add out-of-state hospitals to the chapter's provisions relating to the production of medical records for adjudicative proceedings.


     SFA (1, J. Denton) - Create a new section of KRS Chapter 202A to permit qualified mental health professionals to conduct an evaluation or examination using telehealth services; require that telehealth services only be provided through the use of interactive video media; forbid the provision of telehealth services through the use of audio-only telephone, facsimile machine, or electronic mail.
     SFA (2/Title, J. Denton) - Make title amendment.
     SFA (3/Title, D. Harper Angel) - Make title amendment.
     SFA (4, D. Harper Angel) - Create new sections of KRS Chapter 216B to define terms; require health care facilities to implement infection prevention program for high risk areas and, throughout the facility, by January 1, 2012; require implementation of best practices that include identification of infected prevention and control policy and public postings of policies and worker and staff education programs; require health facilities to report data on health-facility-acquired infections; require the use of an approved method of data collection and reporting; require the secretary to implement a method for patients to report by July 1, 2012; require the secretary to serve as the chief administrative officer for data collection; exempt cabinet employees from liability; require a report to the Governor and the Legislative Research Commission by January 30 of each year; establish penalties for violations; state legislative findings in noncodified section.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jul 28-To: Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary
     Jan 4-introduced in House; to Judiciary (H)
     Feb 14-posted in committee
     Feb 16-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 17-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, February 18, 2011
     Feb 18-3rd reading, passed 96-0; received in Senate
     Feb 23-to Judiciary (S); floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed
     Feb 24-floor amendments (3-title) and (4) filed
     Mar 1-taken from Judiciary (S); 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (S); floor amendments (1) and (2-title) withdrawn
     Mar 2-taken from Judiciary (S); 2nd reading; returned to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 3-reported favorably, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 3, 2011; 3rd reading; floor amendments (3-title) and (4) withdrawn ; passed 33-2
     Mar 4-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 16-signed by Governor

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