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HB 185/FN (BR 833) - H. Moberly Jr, Ji. Lee, J. Comer Jr, C. Miller

     AN ACT relating to health care, and making an appropriation therefor.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 211 to declare legislative findings regarding cardiovascular disease in Kentucky and the need for a statewide initiative to reduce the impact of cardiovascular disease and to increase knowledge based business in Kentucky; specify goals of the initiative; specify board members and terms and permit reimbursement for travel expenses only; require the board to establish goals and business plans for 1, 3, 5, and 10 year time periods that address outreach, early identification, education, follow-up strategies for at-risk populations, improving access to information for patients and health care professionals, research on cardiovascular disease and treatment, commercialization of products, and patient privacy protections; require board to present plans to the General Assembly prior to expenditures or implementation and make business plans available to the public; specify that appropriation shall not lapse but be carried forward; appropriate $2,000,000 for fiscal year 2006-2007 and $8,000,000 for fiscal year 2007-2008.


     HCS/FN - Retain the provisions of the original legislation; amend KRS 216.267 to allow the board to establish a public or nonprofit e-Health corporation to facilitate public-private collaboration in the implementation and development of the Kentucky health network; amend the appropriation to appropriate federal funds to support the Kentucky Health Information Partnership.

     HCA (1/Title, H. Moberly Jr) - Make title amendment.

     HFA (1, H. Moberly Jr) - Retain original provisions; attach the KCDI board to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services for administrative purposes; permit board to create public or nonprofit corporation that may receive and expend funds; require corporation to have audits, report on expenditures, and report to legislative committees; permit the cabinet to spend funds on the KCDI; make technical amendments.

     SCS/FN - Retain provisions of GA version of bill; specify that appointments of the board of the Kentucky Cardiovascular Disease Initiative shall be made by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services instead of the Council on Postsecondary Education; add one additional representative from a children's teaching hospital.

     CCR - Cannot agree.

     FCCR - Make technical changes relating to member terms; permit commercialization of intellectual property as well as the development of an Internet-based data repository; specify that the KCDI and e-Health boards shall submit to, rather than conduct, an independent audit.

     Jan 4-introduced in House
     Jan 5-to Appropriations and Revenue (H)
     Feb 8-posted in committee
     Feb 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Feb 15-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 16-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 20, 2007
     Feb 22-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 26-3rd reading, passed 99-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title), floor amendment (1)
     Feb 27-received in Senate
     Mar 1-to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
     Mar 5-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
     Mar 6-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute as a Consent Bill
     Mar 7-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 7, 2007; 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 8-received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute for Monday, March 12, 2007
     Mar 12-House refused to concur in Senate Committee Substitute ; received in Senate; posted for passage for receding from Senate Committee Substitute ; Senate refused to recede from Committee Substitute ; Conference Committee appointed in House and Senate; Conference Committee report filed in House and Senate; Conference Committee report adopted in House and Senate; Free Conference Committee appointed in House and Senate; Free Conference Committee report filed in House; Free Conference Committee report adopted in House; Bill passed 98-0; bill reconsidered; placed in the Orders of the Day
     Mar 26-Free Conference Committee report filed in Senate; Free Conference Committee report adopted in Senate; Bill passed 37-0; received in House
     Mar 27-Free Conference Committee report adopted in House; Bill passed 98-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 5-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 126)

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