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HB 112 (BR 32) - T. Burch

     AN ACT relating to perinatal care.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 216B to require an annual inspection of all Level II, III, and IV nurseries; require the inspection to focus on quality of care and adherence to the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Guidelines for Perinatal Care; require an analysis of each nursery's infant mortality statistics; permit the cabinet to revoke the license or certificate of need for any nursery that fails to comply with the guidelines.


     HCS - Delete all previous provisions, require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to establish a task force to design a volunteer system of reporting by level II and III nurseries and recommend strategies to improve perinatal care in Kentucky; establish the membership of the task force; require the commissioner of the Department for Pubic Health to report the activities of the task force to the Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare by November 1, 2007.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 2-introduced in House
     Jan 3-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Feb 20-posted in committee
     Feb 22-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 23-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 1-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 2, 2007
     Mar 5-3rd reading, passed 100-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 6-received in Senate
     Mar 7-to Health & Welfare (S)

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