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SB 44/FN (BR 495) - T. Buford

     AN ACT relating to the employment of persons with criminal records in long-term care facilities, nursing facilities, and assisted living communities.
     Amend KRS 216.789 to prohibit employment by a long-term care facility, nursing facility, or an assisted living community of all persons convicted of a felony offense related to theft; abuse or sale of illegal drugs; abuse, neglect, or exploitation of an adult; or a sexual crime.


     SFA (1/Title, D. Harper Angel) - Make title amendment.
     SFA (2, D. Harper Angel) - Amend KRS 216.710 to add a Class A misdemeanor offense to the definition of crime; add the nurse aide abuse registry to the definitions; amend KRS 216.712 to require a check of the nurse aide abuse registry; prohibit employment of persons listed on the nurse aide abuse registry; require annual criminal background checks and nurse aide abuse registry checks.

     Jan 4-introduced in Senate
     Jan 6-to Judiciary (S)
     Feb 24-floor amendments (1-title) and (2) filed

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