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SB 82 (BR 1036) - J. Denton, D. Harper Angel, J. Pendleton

     AN ACT relating to long-term care facility administrators.
     Amend KRS 216A.010 to add and redefine terms; amend KRS 216A.020, 216A.030, and 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 delete language prescribing staggering of initial 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 216A.090 to change "nursing home" to "long-term care"; permit online application; 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.100 and 216.120.


     SCS - Retain original provisions, except allow the board to establish an exception to the general requirement that a long term care facility shall operate under the supervision of a long term care administrator; change the maximum per diem compensation to $120; delete a private admonishment as a disciplinary measure; amend KRS 216A.990 to state that a misdemeanor is punishable by a fine of not more than $100 per day.
     SFA (1, J. Denton) - Retain original provisions, except change the maximum per diem compensation to $120; amend KRS 216A.990 to state that a misdemeanor violation of the chapter is punishable as a civil monetary penalty not to exceed $100 per day.
     SFA (2, D. Givens) - Retain original provisions of SCS 1 except allow the board to place conditions on a license issued to a long-term care administrator that has been licensed by another state's board.

     Jan 5-introduced in Senate
     Jan 9-to Health & Welfare (S)
     Jan 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 19-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 24-floor amendment (1) filed
     Jan 30-recommitted to Health & Welfare (S)
     Feb 8-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute
     Feb 10-floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 16-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 16, 2012; 3rd reading; floor amendments (1) and (2) withdrawn ; passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in House
     Feb 21-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Mar 26-posting waived
     Mar 27-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 28-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 29-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 29, 2012; 3rd reading, passed 97-0; received in Senate
     Mar 30-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 11-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 129)

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