04RS HB315


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HB 315 (BR 1259) - D. Sims, S. Riggs, R. Adams, J. Arnold Jr, A. Arnold, J. Barrows, C. Belcher, B. Buckingham, J. Callahan, M. Cherry, L. Clark, J. Coleman, R. Damron, M. Denham, B. Farmer, J. Gray, C. Hoffman, D. Horlander, J. Jenkins, Ji. Lee, M. Marzian, H. Moberly, M. Rader, R. Rand, T. Riner, R. Thomas, J. Vincent, M. Weaver

     AN ACT relating to vulnerable adults.
     Amend KRS 209.005 to create the Commission on Elder Abuse and define the membership to consist of heads of the various state agencies dealing with adults; provide for the Governor to appoint the initial chair and vice chair, with subsequent chairs elected by the membership; create a new section of KRS Chapter 209 to define the duties of the commission to include developing by-laws and a work plan, acting as liaison with the Governor's Office, General Assembly, and public, working with local community leaders, developing model protocols on elder maltreatment, making recommendations for training and education on elder issues, funding sources, and data collection; require a report by September 30 each year; permit members to receive actual expenses, and require the Cabinet for Families and Children to provide staffing.

     Jan 16-introduced in House
     Jan 20-to Seniors, Military Affairs, and Public Safety (H)
     Jan 21-posted in committee

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