00RS SB321


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SB 321/FN (BR 2667) - B. Bailey

     AN ACT relating to rural health care.
     Amend KRS 164.937 to require the University of Kentucky to maintain the Center of Excellence in Rural Health; require center to support staff, gather statistical information about rural health and workforce availability, provide educational opportunities to students committed to rural health service, maintain family practice residences; serve as designated office of rural health, and advocate for rural health care; permit the establishment of additional sites to the extent additional funds are appropriated.


     SCS/FN - Retain original provisions; make technical correction; provide that nothing in section shall be construed to restrict the study of rural health policies, workforce analyses, or the training of health professionals in or for rural or medically underserved areas by other state universities.

     Feb 24-introduced in Senate
     Feb 28-to Health and Welfare (S)
     Mar 16-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 17-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 20-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 21, 2000
     Mar 21-3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 22-received in House
     Mar 23-to Health and Welfare (H)

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