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HB 278 (BR 923) - M. Marzian

     AN ACT relating to nurse education.
     Amend KRS 164.298 to clarify the definition of "governing board" and to include a college governing board as an entity required to collaborate with the Kentucky Board of Nursing in offering an advanced practice doctoral degree in nursing.


     SFA (1/Title, D. Harper Angel) - Make title amendment.
     SFA (2, 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.

     Feb 1-introduced in House
     Feb 2-to Education (H)
     Feb 4-posted in committee
     Feb 8-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 9-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, February 11, 2011
     Feb 11-3rd reading, passed 95-0; received in Senate
     Feb 15-to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
     Feb 24-floor amendments (1-title) and (2) filed
     Mar 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 2-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 3-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 4, 2011
     Mar 4-3rd reading; floor amendments (1-title) and (2) withdrawn ; passed 37-0; received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 16-signed by Governor

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