House Bill 188

Actions | Amendments
Last Action reassigned to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
Title AN ACT relating to autism spectrum disorders.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Bill Request Number 148
Sponsors S. Brinkman, D. Butler, M. Dossett, C. Embry Jr., D. Floyd, C. Hoffman, D. Horlander, B. Montell, R. Palumbo, T. Riner, S. Rudy, A. Webb-Edgington, A. Wuchner
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to submit an application for a Medicaid waiver to develop and implement flexible reimbursement and payment strategies for services and supports for individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) within three months of the effective date of this Act; require a report on the use of the waiver if approved; create new sections of KRS Chapter 157 to require screening for autism spectrum disorders (ASD) at 18 months, 2 years, 4 years, upon school enrollment, and at the time of the sixth grade physical; require the cabinet to establish requirements for ASD screening; require schools to have a record of ASD screening; require a formal diagnosis after screening positive within 90 days; define "autism spectrum disorders"; permit a religious exemption for testing a child with ASD; amend the interagency agreement with the Department of Education to coordinate services; require the Department of Education to update the statewide Manual on Autism; create new sections of KRS Chapter 194A to create the Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; require the program to serve as a central coordinating body, keep an inventory of services, establish guidelines and criteria for service providers, contract with services providers, incorporate provisions of self-determination and consumer-directed options, and promote the creation of a comprehensive resource network; require the program to develop a comprehensive training plan and contract with the Kentucky Autism Training Center to implement the plan; require the program to enter into an interagency agreement with the Kentucky Department of Education for the effective delivery of services to children with ASD; define ASD; create an advisory board to ensure citizen involvement in the program; require the cabinet to fund and staff the operation of the board; require the board to provide consultation, serve as a communication conduit, and provide input to the program.
Index Headings of Original Version Fiscal Note - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of
Mental Health - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of
Children and Minors - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of
Disabilities and the Disabled - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of
Health and Medical Services - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of
Mental Disability - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Department for Public Health, Colon Cancer Screening Program
State Agencies - Department for Public Health, Colon Cancer Screening Program, establishment of
State Agencies - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/08/08
  • introduced in House
01/10/08
  • to Health & Welfare (H)
01/30/08
  • posted in committee
02/14/08
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
02/15/08
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
02/19/08
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 20, 2008
02/20/08
  • floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
03/11/08
  • 3rd reading, passed 97-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendments (1) and (2)
03/12/08
  • received in Senate
03/14/08
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
03/20/08
  • reassigned to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Summary Delete previous provisions of the bill; add new language to amend KRS 194A.620 to establish an office to coordinate and monitor training, treatments, supports and services for individuals of all ages with an ASD and their families and caregivers; delete references to the autism commission; amend KRS 194A.622 to establish the Office for Autism Spectrum Disorders attached to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; delete references to the Commission on Autism Spectrum Disorders which ceased to exist October 1, 2006; require the office to implement the recommendations of the Commission on Autism Spectrum Disorders, to the extent possible; require the office to service as a centralized coordinating body, promote the creation of a comprehensive resource network and work with the Kentucky Autism Training Center to develop a comprehensive training plan, to the extent possible; require the office to prepare and submit an annual report in coordination and consultation with the Kentucky Council on Developmental Disabilities; permit the office to accept gifts, grants and bequests.
Index Headings Fiscal Note - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of
Mental Health - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of
Children and Minors - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of
Disabilities and the Disabled - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of
Health and Medical Services - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of
Mental Disability - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Department for Public Health, Colon Cancer Screening Program
State Agencies - Department for Public Health, Colon Cancer Screening Program, establishment of
State Agencies - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor S. Brinkman
Summary Retain provisions of the bill; add a representative from the Kentucky Council on Developmental Disabilities to the regional teams of the comprehensive resource network.
Index Headings Fiscal Note - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of
Mental Health - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of
Children and Minors - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of
Disabilities and the Disabled - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of
Health and Medical Services - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of
Mental Disability - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Department for Public Health, Colon Cancer Screening Program
State Agencies - Department for Public Health, Colon Cancer Screening Program, establishment of
State Agencies - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor S. Brinkman
Summary Retain provisions of the bill; add reporting requirements and require an annual report due October 1.
Index Headings Fiscal Note - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of
Mental Health - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of
Children and Minors - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of
Disabilities and the Disabled - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of
Health and Medical Services - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of
Mental Disability - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Department for Public Health, Colon Cancer Screening Program
State Agencies - Department for Public Health, Colon Cancer Screening Program, establishment of
State Agencies - Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Program, creation of

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