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HB 265 (BR 1234) - J. Blanton, M. Hart, R. Palumbo, M. Prunty, S. Santoro, J. Sims Jr, S. Wells

     AN ACT relating to training for telecommunicators.
     Amend KRS 15.550 to require telecommunicators that provide dispatch for emergency medical conditions to be trained in high-quality telephone cardiopulmonary resuscitation (T-CPR).


     HCS1/FN - Retain original provisions except clarify that T-CPR training is the minimum level of training required; specify that online T-CPR training is acceptable; PSAPs and facilities with any employee performing medical emergency dispatch may enter into reciprocal agreements to provide T-CPR; and that employees providing medical emergency dispatch shall provide T-CPR or transfer the call to a facility with which they have a reciprocal agreement to provide T-CPR.
     SCS1 - Delete provisions and replace with language amending the state/executive branch budget as follows: Reduce General Fund support of $7,300,000 over the biennium for the Kentucky Coal Field Endowment Authority; transfer $7,563,400 in each fiscal year from the Kentucky Coal Field Endowment Fund to the Local Government Economic Development Fund (LGEDF) Single-County Accounts; remove support for SEEK in the amount of $10,087,800 in FY19 and instead direct the funds to LGEDF Single-County Accounts; add language to remove a statutory requirement that local governments must expend 30% of LGEAF funds on coal haul roads; add language permitting all new and carry forward appropriations to LGEDF Single-County Accounts to be allocated at the discretion of the county judge/executive, state senator(s), and state representative(s), and if concurrence of those officials is not achieved, the local government may apply for grants from the Department for Local Government under KRS 42.4588; add language that directs all coal severance taxes in excess of the official estimate to LGEAF; allows the Kentucky Teachers' Retirement System to pay the dependent subsidy out of the Medical Insurance Fund for all retirees under the age of 65 from July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2020; redirect General Fund support of $4,792,800 in each fiscal year for the Science and Technology Program to the Cabinet for Economic Development from the Council on Postsecondary Education and allow for unexpended General Fund to carry forward and not lapse; allocate $7,000,000 in lapsed SEEK funding in FY18 for counties impacted by assessment changes for unmined minerals; delete language and allocation in FY18 for emergency revolving school loan fund account; add language to reduce the employer contribution rates for nonhazardous duty employees participating in the KERS who are employed by Mental Health/Mental Retardation Boards, Local and District Health Departments, domestic violence shelters, rape crisis centers, child advocacy centers, state supported universities and community colleges, and any other agency eligible to voluntarily cease participating in the KERS from July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019, to 49.47%; add language to support the Local Theater Grant Program in the amount of $350,000 in each fiscal year from the Tourism, Meeting, and Convention Marketing Fund; reduce the appropriations in the Budget Reserve Trust Fund to appropriate $33,387,400 in FY19 and $34,268,300 in FY20 to the Kentucky Communications Network Authority; amend language in Part II, Capital Projects Budget, to include Agricultural Development Board projects to allow for appropriation; add reauthorization for Northern Kentucky University for the Acquire Land/Master Plan 2010-2012 project; add language to exempt the positions of Secretary for the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and Chief Information Officer for the Commonwealth Office of Technology from state employee salary limitations; APPROPRIATION; EMERGENCY.
     SCA1( C. McDaniel ) - Make title amendment.

     Jan 29, 2018 - introduced in House
     Jan 31, 2018 - to Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection (H)
     Feb 02, 2018 - posted in committee
     Feb 07, 2018 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
     Feb 08, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules; recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
     Mar 01, 2018 - posted in committee
     Mar 06, 2018 - reported favorably, to Rules as a Consent Bill
     Mar 08, 2018 - posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 9, 2018
     Mar 09, 2018 - 3rd reading, passed 84-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
     Mar 12, 2018 - received in Senate
     Mar 13, 2018 - to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
     Mar 15, 2018 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 16, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 29, 2018 - taken from Rules (S); recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
     Apr 14, 2018 - reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute and committee amendment (1-title); posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Saturday, April 14, 2018; 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute and committee amendment (1-title); received in House; to Rules (H); taken from Rules; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (1) committee amendment (1-title); House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title); Bill passed 80-11; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; delivered to Governor
     Apr 26, 2018 - filed without Governor's signature with the Secretary of State
     Apr 27, 2018 - became law without Governor's Signature (Acts, ch. 203)