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SB 108 (BR 946) - J. Adams, R. Alvarado, D. Harper Angel, R. Thomas

     AN ACT relating to patient quality of life.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 211 to define terms; establish the Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and create provisions and requirements; establish the Palliative Care Consumer and Professional Information and Education Program within the cabinet and create provisions and requirements; permit health facilities to establish systems for identifying patients or residents who could benefit from palliative care and provide information.


     SCS1 - Retain original provisions except add two members to the Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council, one recommended to the Governor by the Kentucky Psychological Association and one by the Kentucky Association of Hospice and Palliative Care; require that any advanced practice registered nurses appointed be certified or licensed in hospice and palliative care.

     Jan 07, 2017 - introduced in Senate; to Health & Welfare (S)
     Feb 22, 2017 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 23, 2017 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 27, 2017 - posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 28, 2017
     Feb 28, 2017 - 3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute; received in House
     Mar 01, 2017 - to Health and Family Services (H)
     Mar 07, 2017 - taken from Health and Family Services (H); 1st reading; returned to Health and Family Services (H)