04RS SB276


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SB 276 (BR 1659) - R. Leeper, R. Palmer II

     AN ACT relating to the Board of Medical Licensure.
     Amend KRS 311.550 to define "special faculty license" for the practice of medicine or osteopathy within a medical or osteopathic school program; amend KRS 311.560 to prohibit first-year postgraduate trainees from violating KRS 311.595 and 311.597, relating to ethics, and require a training program to report any violation to the Board of Medical Licensure; amend KRS 311.571 to permit the Board of Medical Licensure to grant a special faculty license for a renewable period of 1 year when conditions are met, require a fee for the license, prohibit the practice of medicine or osteopathy outside an academic setting, and permit board to grant regular license to a person who has held a special faculty license for 5 consecutive years; amend KRS 311.617 to designate the Kentucky Physicians Health Foundation, rather than the Kentucky Committee on Impaired Physicians, as a program that the Board of Medical Licensure may support through contractual arrangement with a nonprofit corporation or medical professional association; create a new section of KRS 311.840 to 311.862 to permit the executive director of the Board of Medical Licensure to grant a temporary certificate to practice as a physician assistant, and specify conditions and expiration of temporary certificate.

     Mar 3-introduced in Senate
     Mar 8-to Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations (S)
     Mar 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 11-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 15-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 17, 2004
     Mar 17-3rd reading, passed 38-0
     Mar 18-received in House
     Mar 19-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Mar 23-posted in committee; posting waived
     Mar 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 25-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 26, 2004

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