SB 115/FN (BR 853) - J. Higdon
AN ACT relating to personal-care homes.
Create a new section of KRS 216.750 to 216.780 to require an individual to be examined and assessed by a qualified mental health professional prior to admission to a personal-care home; require the pre-admission assessment to be reimbursed by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; enact provisions in memory of Joseph Lawrence "Larry" Lee, Jr.
SB 115 - AMENDMENTS
SCS - Retain original provisions, except delete the requirement for an examination and assessment by a qualified mental health professional prior to admission to a personal-care home; require a medical examination prior to admission to a personal-care home that includes a medical history, physical examination, and diagnosis; permit the medical evaluation to include a discharge summary or health and physical report from a physician, hospital, or other health care facility if completed within fourteen days prior to admission; enact provisions in memory of Joseph Lawrence "Larry" Lee, Jr.
HCS/FN - Retain original provisions; prohibit the admission of a person under the age of 18 to a personal-care home; amend KRS 216.595 to include individuals with other brain disorders in assisted living communities; provide that the new section be known as "Larry's Law."
Jan 24-introduced in Senate
Jan 26-to Health & Welfare (S)
Feb 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 16-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 28-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Feb 29-3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute
Mar 1-received in House
Mar 5-to Health & Welfare (H)
Mar 19-posted in committee
Mar 26-taken from Health & Welfare (H); 1st reading; returned to Health & Welfare (H)
Mar 27-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute as a Consent Bill
Mar 28-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 28, 2012; 3rd reading, passed 98-0 with Committee Substitute
Mar 29-received in Senate
Mar 30-posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute ; Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute ; passed 37-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
Apr 11-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 135)