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SB10 (BR1064) - S. Humphries, D. Givens, C. Embry Jr.

     AN ACT relating to strokes.
     Amend KRS 216B.0425 to define the terms "acute stroke ready hospital certification" and "comprehensive stroke center certification"; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to maintain a list of acute stroke ready hospitals, comprehensive stroke centers, and primary stroke centers, post the list on its Web site, and provide the list to the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services; require the board to provide the list to local emergency medical services providers; amend KRS 311A.180 to require emergency medical services directors to establish pre-hospital care protocols for the assessment, treatment, and transport of stroke patients; and amend other statutes to correct references to the Joint Commission.



     Feb 03, 2015 - introduced in Senate; to Committee on Committees (S); taken from Committee on Committees (S); 1st reading; returned to Committee on Committees (S); to Health & Welfare (S)
     Feb 04, 2015 - reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 05, 2015 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 5, 2015; 3rd reading, passed 36-0
     Feb 06, 2015 - received in House
     Feb 09, 2015 - to Health & Welfare (H)
     Feb 24, 2015 - posted in committee
     Feb 26, 2015 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 27, 2015 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 2, 2015; taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
     Mar 04, 2015 - 3rd reading, passed 99-0; received in Senate
     Mar 10, 2015 - enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 19, 2015 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 9)