00RS HB421


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HB 421/FN (BR 1582) - R. Palumbo

     AN ACT relating to home health care.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 216 to require the Cabinet for Health Services to add home health aides to the nurse aide abuse registry and to prohibit all home health agencies from hiring any home health aides as well as any nurse aides who are listed on the abuse registry; to provide the cabinet with the authority to promulgate administrative regulations necessary to expand or modify the nurse aide abuse registry and to add home health aides to the hearing and appeals process.


     HFA (1, R. Palumbo) - Retain original provisions and add a reference to federal statutes that define patient abuse and neglect.

     Jan 20-introduced in House
     Jan 21-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Feb 10-posted in committee
     Feb 29-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 1-2nd reading, to Rules; recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)
     Mar 9-posting waived; reported favorably, to Rules
     Mar 10-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)
     Mar 14-reported favorably, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed ; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 15, 2000
     Mar 15-3rd reading, passed 87-0 with floor amendment (1)
     Mar 16-received in Senate
     Mar 21-to Health and Welfare (S)
     Mar 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 24-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 27-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 27, 2000
     Mar 29-3rd reading, passed 37-0; received in House; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
     Apr 11-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Apr 21-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 471)

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