00RS HB497


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HB 497/FN (BR 965) - M. Marzian, S. Johns

     AN ACT relating to traumatic brain injury.
     Amend KRS 211.470 and 211.472 to make technical corrections; amend 211.474 to cover mental health services by the traumatic brain injury trust fund and permit the board of the traumatic brain injury trust fund to cover environmental modifications, special medical equipment and supplies, and behavioral programs.


     SFA (1, J. Rose) - Add that individuals who qualify for institutional care through Medicaid and are not able to access needed services are qualified for services through the trust fund; add institutionalization and hospitalization to covered services.

     Jan 27-introduced in House
     Jan 28-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Feb 2-posted in committee
     Feb 8-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 9-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 10, 2000
     Feb 14-3rd reading, passed 94-0
     Feb 15-received in Senate
     Feb 17-to Health and Welfare (S)
     Mar 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 2-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 3-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 8, 2000
     Mar 7-floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 8-floor amendment (1) withdrawn ; 3rd reading, passed 36-0
     Mar 9-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Mar 16-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 124)

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