HB 13/LM (BR 53) - T. Mills, Dw. Butler, C. Embry Jr.
AN ACT relating to problem, compulsive, or pathological gambling and making an appropriation therefor.
Amend KRS 222.005 to define "pathological gambling" and "problem gambling"; create new sections of KRS Chapter 222 to establish the Problem and Pathological Gamblers Awareness and Treatment Program; direct the use of funds and limit annual administrative costs to $200,000; establish the Gamblers Awareness and Treatment Program Advisory Council; establish the council's membership and responsibilities; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to promulgate administrative regulations in collaboration with the council; establish a funding and application process, certify disbursement of funds, and require reports annually; assign responsibilities to the director of the Division of Behavioral Health; amend KRS 222.001 and 222.003 to conform; APPROPRIATION.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Jun 26-To: Interim Joint Committee on Licensing and Occupations
Jan 7-introduced in House; to Licensing & Occupations (H)