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HB 304 (BR 1163) - A. Wuchner, M. Marzian, K. Flood, M. Hart, K. Moser, R. Palumbo, M. Prunty, S. Westrom

     AN ACT relating to the nurse licensure compact.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 314 to enact and enter into the Nurse Licensure Compact with all other jurisdictions that legally join in the compact; declare the purpose of the compact; define terms; recognize a multistate licensure privilege to practice for registered nurses or practical nurses; permit the Kentucky Board of Nursing to limit or revoke the multistate licensure privilege of any nurse to practice in Kentucky; establish application requirements; require reporting of any actions taken by the Kentucky Board of Nursing to the home state of the licensee; require compact states to participate in a coordinated licensure information system and provide for interchange of information; establish the Interstate Commission of Nurse Licensure Compact Administrators; provide immunity for party states, officers, employees, or agents of a party state's nurse licensing board who act in accordance with the provisions of the compact; prohibit amendment of the compact unless the amendment has been enacted into the laws of all party states; provide for severability for any provision in the compact that is contrary to the constitution of any party state or of the United States or the applicability thereof to any government, agency, person, or circumstance; repeal KRS 314.470, which set forth the prior version of the Nurse Licensure Compact; EFFECTIVE December 31, 2018, or upon adoption of compact by 26 states, whichever is earlier.

     Feb 10, 2017 - introduced in House
     Feb 14, 2017 - to Health and Family Services (H)
     Feb 15, 2017 - posted in committee
     Feb 16, 2017 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 17, 2017 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 21, 2017 - posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 22, 2017
     Feb 22, 2017 - 3rd reading, passed 99-0
     Feb 23, 2017 - received in Senate
     Feb 28, 2017 - to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
     Mar 06, 2017 - taken from Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S); 1st reading; returned to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
     Mar 07, 2017 - reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules as a consent bill
     Mar 08, 2017 - posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 8, 2017; 3rd reading, passed 37-0
     Mar 14, 2017 - received in House; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Mar 21, 2017 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 084)