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HB 467 (BR 1739) - L. Combs, J. Richards

     AN ACT relating to stroke response and treatment.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 211 to require the Department for Public Health to establish and implement a plan to achieve continuous quality improvement in the quality of care provided under a statewide system for stroke response and treatment; require the Department for Public Health to maintain a statewide stroke database; require the database to align with nationally approved stroke consensus measures; require the Department for Public Health to utilize the "Get with the Guidelines-Stroke" quality improvement program or a similar program; require primary stroke centers to report each case of stroke seen at the facility to the statewide database; require the department to coordinate with national voluntary organizations involved in stroke quality improvement, to encourage and facilitate information sharing and communication among stroke health care providers, to apply evidence based treatment guidelines for transitioning stroke patients to community-based care, and to establish a data oversight process; require that all data reported to the statewide database be made available to the department and all government agencies or contractors responsible for managing and administering emergency services; require the department to provide a report of its data and related findings and recommendations to the Governor and the Legislative Research Commission annually by June 1 and to make the report available on the department's Web site; prohibit any disclosure of information in violation of federal confidentiality requirements and standards.


     SCS/LM - Retain original provisions; amend KRS 39F.010, relating to rescue squads, to define "developmental disability," "impaired person," and "traumatic brain injury"; amend KRS 39F.020, relating to rescue squad searches for lost persons, to include all impaired persons and provide for media notification about the lost person; amend KRS 39F.180, relating to the reporting of lost or missing persons to the Division of Emergency Management, to establish a "Golden Alert D" and the population it represents; update the established "Golden Alert" for impaired persons; require a search for a missing minor person to be reported to the Division of Emergency Management and the Department of Kentucky State Police immediately; establish training on searching for those with traumatic brain injuries; provide that organizations familiar with traumatic brain injuries and developmental disabilities be consulted regarding curricula for training.
     SCA (1/Title, D. Harper Angel) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 24-introduced in House
     Feb 27-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Feb 28-posted in committee
     Mar 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 14-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 16, 2012
     Mar 16-3rd reading, passed 92-1
     Mar 19-received in Senate
     Mar 21-to Health & Welfare (S)
     Mar 23-taken from Health & Welfare (S); 1st reading; returned to Health & Welfare (S)
     Mar 26-taken from Health & Welfare (S); 2nd reading; returned to Health & Welfare (S)
     Mar 27-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) as a Consent Bill
     Mar 28-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 28, 2012; 3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; received in House; to Rules (H)
     Mar 29-posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; passed 94-0; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
     Mar 30-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Apr 11-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 106)

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