05RS HB290


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HB 290 (BR 1099) - C. Hoffman, L. Clark, R. Damron, M. Harmon, J. Jenkins, G. Lynn, R. Palumbo

     AN ACT relating to athletic trainer licensure.
     Amend various sections of KRS 311.900 to 311.298 to delete certification and create licensure requirements for athletic trainers; delete definition of "athletic trainer" and insert new language; grant the State Board of Medical Licensure the authority to promulgate regulations to require continuing education as a condition for license renewal; delete existing fee schedule and create new one; delete existing qualifications for certification and insert new criteria for licensure based of national certification board requirements; provide inactive license status for retired athletic trainers and include relicensure process; allow licensure reciprocity with other states with equivalent requirements; allow board to sanction and fine athletic trainers who violate standards of practice; exempt from licensure out-of-state trainers temporarily in the Commonwealth for athletic competition or exhibition; amend statutory citations to conform to range.

     Feb 3-introduced in House
     Feb 4-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Feb 7-reassigned to Licensing and Occupations (H)
     Feb 14-posted in committee
     Feb 18-posting withdrawn

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