HB 123/FN (BR 817) - R. Henderson, R. Bunch, H. Collins, C. Embry Jr., K. Imes, C. Miller, B. Rowland, F. Steele
AN ACT relating to breast cancer treatment education.
Amend KRS 311.935 to update the provision of information to patients diagnosed with breast cancer on possible treatment options; require information to be provided to patients on the implications of mammogram results that indicate dense breast tissue; name Act the "Genea Breast Cancer Awareness Act."
HB 123 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Delete original provisions; amend KRS 311.935 to require the Department of Public Health to provide, on its Website, information and educational material related to the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer; require that the information on the Website be provided as a written summary by treating licensed physicians to patients at the beginning of treatment; name the bill the "Genea Breast Cancer Awareness Act."
SCA (1/Title, J. Denton) - Make title amendment.
SCA (2, J. Denton) - Retain original provisions, except create a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to define a term and require that a managed care organization establish the same access criteria for all administration methods of suboxone; declare an EMERGENCY.
SCA (3, J. Denton) - Retain original provisions, except create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to permit patients who suffer from chronic illnesses, in consultation with their medical providers, to elect a day of the month to purchase all of their medications, and prohibit moving the prescription date of Schedule II and certain Schedule III drugs; create a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to require the Department for Medicaid Services to permit medication synchronization when part of a plan between provider, patient, and pharmacist; amend provisions relating to public medical assistance to require a prorated daily cost-sharing rate if necessary, require certain dispensing fees to be related to the total number of prescriptions dispensed, and prohibit moving of a Schedule II substance or certain Schedule III substances.
SCA (4, J. Denton) - Retain original provisions, except amend KRS 205.565 to define "pediatric teaching program" and its relation to the University of Louisville and University of Kentucky medical schools and require that a pediatric teaching program be located within the same or contiguous county as its campus.
SFA (1, J. Denton) - Delete original provisions; amend KRS 311.935 to require the Department of Public Health to provide, on its Website, information and educational material related to the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer; require that the information on the Website be provided as a written summary by treating licensed physicians to patients at the beginning of treatment; name the bill the "Genea Breast Cancer Awareness Act."; create new sections of KRS Chapter 438 to define terms; prohibit indoor smoking in businesses, places of employment, and other listed public places; exempt private residences, unless used for child care or adult day care; permit smoking in designated nonenclosed areas; require posting of "no smoking" signs at specified locations; permit local governments to adopt stricter regulations by ordinance; provide for enforcement by all peace officers and designated health department and local government employees; provide for the issuance of uniform citations for violations; require that employers and others not discriminate against persons reporting violations; provide for fines for violation; provide that fines go to the agency whose employee issued the citation; provide that no court costs or other fees be charged for violations; exempt certain research and manufacturing laboratories and agricultural buildings; amend KRS 344.040, relating to unlawful practices by an employer, to add reference to state law, local ordinance, or local board of health regulation relating to smoking; amend KRS 431.450, relating to uniform citations, to provide for issuing citation forms to health departments; authorize the Department of Kentucky State Police to create and issue uniform smoking violation citations; repeal various statutes permitting smoking in public buildings.
Jan 7-introduced in House
Jan 8-to Health & Welfare (H)
Jan 14-posted in committee
Jan 16-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Jan 17-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Jan 30-taken from the Regular Orders of the Day; recommitted to Health & Welfare (H)
Feb 5-posted in committee
Feb 27-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute
Feb 28-taken from Rules; placed in the Orders of the Day
Mar 10-3rd reading, passed 95-0 with Committee Substitute
Mar 11-received in Senate
Mar 13-to Health & Welfare (S)
Mar 25-taken from Health & Welfare (S); 1st reading; returned to Health & Welfare (S)
Mar 26-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with committee amendments (1-title) (2) (3) and (4) ; floor amendment (1) filed
Mar 31-floor amendment (1) withdrawn