04RS SB199


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SB 199/LM (BR 1801) - J. Denton

     AN ACT relating to public health.
     Amend KRS 211.005 to specify that the role of the Department for Public Health includes data collection, identification of health risks, and establishment of policies to reduce health risks; specify mandated services of the state department and local health departments; permit personal preventive services to the extent that funds are available; permit billing to Medicaid, Medicare, and other third-party payors for personal preventive services; permit seeking additional sources of revenue for personal preventive services or other unmet public health needs; require state department to promulgate administrative regulations; cite as the Kentucky Core Public Health Act.


     SFA (1, D. Karem) - Retain the original provisions of the bill; add lead paint screening to the services provided to protect the public health.

     Feb 18-introduced in Senate
     Feb 23-to Health and Welfare (S)
     Mar 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 2-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 4-floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 9-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (S)

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