SB 4/LM/CI (BR 17) - R. Stivers II
AN ACT relating to controlled substances and declaring an emergency.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to provide ownership and operational standards for pain clinics; amend KRS 218A.202 to move operation of the KASPER system to the Attorney General's office, with changes to the access and operation standards for the system; amend KRS 218A.240 to conform; amend KRS 218A.245 to allow the Attorney General to utilize a multistate organization to facilitate the exchange of KASPER data; create a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to require various licensing boards to establish by regulation recommended guidelines for prescribing, dispensing, and KASPER usage, continuing education standards, training requirements for operators of narcotic treatment programs, procedures for expedited reviews of complaints against licensees, interstate background checks, disciplinary standards for criminal and civil misconduct by licensees, and limits on in office dispensing for certain controlled substances; create a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to allow the acceptance of anonymous complaints; create a new section of KRS Chapter 72 to increase instances of controlled substance testing in deaths that are coroners cases; amend KRS 72.280 to expand the annual drug overdose death report; create a new section of KRS Chapter 315 to require signature only delivery for certain drug shipments and to create required reporting requirements for lost or stolen drug shipments; create new sections of KRS Chapter 15 to move the KASPER system to the Attorney General's Office, with provisions for the utilization of the system on that office; create new sections of KRS Chapter 218A to adopt the Prescription Monitoring Program compact, with appointments being made by the Governor subject to Senate confirmation; include non-codified provisions require the transfer of KASPER equipment, personnel, and funds to the Attorney General, establishing a legislative oversight task force during the 2012 interim, and allowing National Mortgage Settlement Funding to be used to support KASPER operations.
Apr 16-introduced in Senate; to Committee on Committees (S); taken from Committee on Committees (S); 1st reading; returned to Committee on Committees (S)
Apr 17-taken from Committee on Committees (S); 2nd reading; returned to Committee on Committees (S)