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HB 578 (BR 1866) - R. Webber, D. Schamore, R. Heath, J. Tipton, S. Westrom

     AN ACT relating to midwifery.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 309 to define terms; create the Kentucky Board of Midwifery; provide for licensure and administrative regulation requirements regarding the practice of midwifery; establish a trust and agency fund to be administered by the board to implement the licensure of midwives; specify that the formulary not include Schedule II, III, or IV drugs; require licensees to report data on clients for the previous year to the board; require options for moderate or high risk births to be disclosed to a client; require a record of informed consent to be kept for seven years by the midwife; set forth informed consent requirements for patient care; amend KRS 211.180 and 311.550 to conform.

     Mar 01, 2016 - introduced in House
     Mar 02, 2016 - to Health & Welfare (H)
     Mar 08, 2016 - posted in committee