05RS HB296


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HB 296/FN (BR 287) - S. Brinkman, K. Bratcher, R. Crimm, T. Feeley, D. Floyd, C. Hoffman, R. Palumbo

     AN ACT relating to the Kentucky Commission on Autism Spectrum Disorders.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 211 to establish the Kentucky Commission on Autism Spectrum Disorders to develop a comprehensive state plan for an integrated system of training, treatments, and services for individuals of all ages with ASD, including a timeline to implement the plan in all geographic areas of the state; require the commission to make recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly regarding legislation, administrative regulations, and policies; require the appointment of members by July 1, 2005, and the submission of the comprehensive state plan and recommendations by October 1, 2006; require the Cabinets for Health Services and Families and Children to provide administrative support to the commission; require the commission to monitor the implementation of the state plan and make recommendations until October 1, 2015, when the commission will cease to exist.


     HFA (1, S. Brinkman) - Retain original provisions of the bill except to create the commission under KRS Chapter 194A rather than KRS Chapter 211; require the Kentucky Council on Developmental Disabilities to appoint a subcommittee to monitor the implementation of the state plan beginning October 1, 2006, at which time the commission will cease to exist.

     Feb 3-introduced in House
     Feb 4-to Health and Welfare (H); posted in committee
     Feb 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 11-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 14-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 15, 2005
     Feb 15-floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 23-3rd reading, passed 91-0 with floor amendment (1)
     Feb 24-received in Senate
     Feb 25-to Health and Welfare (S)
     Feb 28-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 1-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 3-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day Number 1 for Friday, March 4, 2005
     Mar 4-3rd reading, passed 37-0
     Mar 8-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 18-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 138)

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