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SB 41 (BR 482) - T. Buford

     AN ACT relating to physician assistants.
     Amend KRS 311.856 to require a supervising physician to review and countersign at least 10% of the medical notes written by a physician assistant every 30 days; allow a physician assistant to execute an order without the countersignature of the supervising physician.


     SCS - Remove the requirement that a supervising physician sign all physician assistant records of service in a timely manner to certify that the physician assistant performed the services as delegated.

     Jan 7-introduced in Senate
     Jan 13-to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
     Jan 28-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Jan 29-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 30-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 30, 2014; 3rd reading, passed 34-2 with Committee Substitute
     Jan 31-received in House
     Feb 3-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Feb 10-posted in committee
     Feb 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 14-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, February 21, 2014
     Feb 18-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
     Mar 25-3rd reading, passed 97-0; received in Senate; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
     Mar 26-enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; delivered to Governor
     Apr 7-signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 41)

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