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SB 82 (BR 1006) - J. Denton

     AN ACT relating to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services.
     Amend KRS 11.065 to add the undersecretaries of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to the Governor's Executive Cabinet; amend KRS 63.080 to add the secretary and undersecretaries of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to those appointees not to be removed without cause; amend KRS 194A.005 to define terms; create new sections of KRS Chapter 194A to establish the Kentucky Board of Health and Family Services to provide oversight and accountability for the duties of the cabinet and to employ the cabinet secretary and undersecretaries; specify board membership, selection process, and rules of procedure; require the board to set qualifications for the secretary position, conduct a search, and recommend three individuals to the Governor for appointment; specify that the secretary serves at the pleasure of the board; specify other duties of the board to include review of cabinet programs, development of federal strategies, and submission of reports to the Governor and the Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare.

     Jan 15-introduced in Senate
     Jan 17-to State & Local Government (S)
     Feb 12-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 13-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 24-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 25, 2014
     Feb 25-3rd reading, passed 23-15; received in House
     Feb 26-to Health & Welfare (H)

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