05RS HB270


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HB 270/CI (BR 1038) - K. Stein, R. Palumbo

     AN ACT relating to long-term care facility inspections.
     Amend KRS 216.530 to make the intentional notification of a long-term care facility of a scheduled or contemplated inspection visit a Class D felony; subject the person that violates this provision to a civil fine of $5,000 to be deposited in the cabinet's fraud, waste, and abuse recovery fund.


     HFA (1, K. Stein) - Retain original provisions and add that violation by a state employee is grounds for dismissal; specify that revenue from fines shall be used for the long-term care ombudsman program.

     Feb 2-introduced in House
     Feb 3-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Feb 14-posted in committee
     Feb 17-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 18-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 22-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 23, 2005
     Feb 24-floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 25-3rd reading, passed 88-3 with floor amendment (1); received in Senate
     Feb 28-to Judiciary (S)

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