04RS HB456


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HB 456 (BR 1516) - R. Damron, B. DeWeese

     AN ACT relating to medical licensure.
     Amend KRS 311.550 to include "special faculty license" limited to instruction as part of an accredited medical school program; amend KRS 311.571 to permit the board to grant a special faculty license for 1 year when conditions are met, require a fee for the license, prohibit the practice of medicine outside an academic setting, and permit the board to grant a regular license to a person who has held a special faculty license for 5 consecutive years; amend KRS 311.560 to prohibit first-year postgraduate trainees from violating KRS 311.595 or 311.597 and require a training program to report any violation to the board; amend KRS 311.617 to change the Committee on Impaired Physicians to the Physicians Health Foundation; create a new section of KRS Chapter 311.840 to 311.862 to permit the executive director of the board to grant a temporary certificate to practice as a physician assistant, specify conditions and expiration of temporary certificate.


     HFA (1, R. Damron) - Retain original provisions and add language to specify that a special faculty license may be issued to osteopaths for instruction as part of an accredited school of osteopathy; and make technical change.

     Feb 4-introduced in House
     Feb 5-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Feb 10-posted in committee
     Feb 12-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 13-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 17-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 18, 2004
     Feb 25-3rd reading, passed 100-0 with floor amendment (1)
     Feb 26-received in Senate
     Mar 2-to Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations (S)
     Mar 17-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 18-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 19-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 22, 2004
     Mar 22-3rd reading, passed 36-0
     Mar 23-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 2-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 35)

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