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HB 414 (BR 1555) - T. Burch

     AN ACT relating to long-term care facility administrators.
     Amend KRS 216A.010 to add and redefine terms; amend KRS 216A.020, KRS 216A.030 and KRS 216A.040 to change "nursing home" to "long-term care"; prohibit a person who has been disciplined within the last five years from serving on the board; amend KRS 216A.050 to make all board terms four years and prohibit more than two consecutive terms; amend KRS 216A.060 to require at least three meetings of the board per year; increase board member compensation from $50 to $150; amend KRS 216A.070 to add a disciplinary penalty of up to $2,000 per violation; change "nursing home" to "long-term care"; amend KRS 216A.080 and KRS 216A.090 to change "nursing home" to "long-term care"; permit online application; amend KRS 216A.100 to delete language related to provisional licenses and add language related to application, examination, and licensing fees and charges; amend KRS 216A.130 and 216A.150 to change "nursing home" to "long-term care"; permit board refusal to issue license to an administrator disciplined in another state in the last five years; amend KRS 216A.990 to make misdemeanor violations Class A misdemeanors; repeal KRS 216A.140.


     HFA (1, T. Moore) - Amend KRS 216A.010 to add "facility whose role it is to provide counseling regarding the long-term care of a currently unborn child" to the definition of long-term care facility; add new section to require a long-term care facility that provides services that result in the death of an unborn child to provide face-to-face, personal consultation with the expectant mother; specify the nature of the consultation.

     Feb 9-introduced in House
     Feb 10-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Feb 14-posted in committee; posting waived
     Feb 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 16-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, February 18, 2011
     Feb 18-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
     Feb 22-floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 3-recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

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