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SB 176/FN/CI (BR 1104) - D. Harper Angel, W. Blevins Jr., P. Clark, G. Neal, J. Rhoads

     AN ACT relating to caregivers.
     Amend KRS 405.023 to expand the statewide service program to other caregivers caring for minors
who are not their biological children; create a new section of KRS Chapter 405 to establish an
affidavit for caregivers to authorize health care treatment and school-related decisions for children in
their care; define terms; establish requirements and form of the affidavit; establish penalties for
misuse of the affidavit; require health care providers to honor the affidavit; permit parents, legal
custodians, and de facto custodians to supersede the decision of a caregiver and revoke the affidavit;
clarify that caregiver rights do not supersede parental rights; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require schools to honor a caregiver's authority to make school-related decisions for a child in their care; clarify that caregiver rights do not supersede parental rights.


     SFA (1, D. Harper Angel) - Retain original provisions and clarify that the definition for health care provider includes occupational, physical, and speech therapist.

     Mar 4-introduced in Senate
     Mar 6-to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 14-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 18-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 19, 2014; floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 19-3rd reading, passed 36-0 with floor amendment (1)
     Mar 20-received in House
     Mar 21-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Mar 24-posted in committee; posting waived
     Mar 25-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 26-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 27, 2014
     Mar 27-3rd reading, passed 100-0; received in Senate; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
     Mar 28-enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; delivered to Governor
     Apr 9-signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 69)

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