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SB 22 (BR 210) - J. Denton, D. Harper Angel

     AN ACT relating to personal services and making an appropriation therefor.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 216 to provide for the certification of personal services agencies; define the terms "cabinet", "client", "department", "personal services", "personal services agency", "parent personal services agency", and "secretary"; require a personal services agency to be certified; require existing personal services agencies to file an application for certification by December 31, 2009, and other agencies to obtain certification prior to providing personal services; require the secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to promulgate administrative regulations; provide that only personal services agencies meeting standards for certification will be granted a certificate; require all fees to be paid to the State Treasury and used for funding a department as specified by the secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; impose a fine of $500 per day for a personal services agency that provides services without proper certification; impose a fine of $500 per day on a business that markets its services as a personal services agency without proper certification; create a new section of KRS Chapter 45 to create the Kentucky personal services agency fund and establish the parameters of the fund; require moneys in the fund to be used by a department as specified by the secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services for administrative purposes; provide that moneys remaining in the fund at the end of the fiscal year will carry forward into the succeeding fiscal year; provide that interest earned on moneys in the fund will accrue to the account; and provide that moneys are appropriated for purposes set forth in the Act.


     SCS - Retain original provisions except define the term "crime" and amend the definition of the term "personal services"; require personal services agencies to perform a criminal background check on applicants for employment; require personal services agencies to inform applicants for employment of the requirement for criminal background check; prohibit personal services agencies from employing a person who has been convicted of a crime; and, require that administrative expenditures do not exceed the amount collected in fees and fines.

     HCS - Retain original provisions except amend the definition of the term "personal services."

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 6-introduced in Senate
     Jan 8-to Health & Welfare (S)
     Feb 25-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 26-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 27-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 27, 2009; 3rd reading, passed 35-1 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 2-received in House
     Mar 3-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Mar 5-posting waived retroactively; reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 6-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 9, 2009
     Mar 9-3rd reading, passed 96-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in Senate
     Mar 12-posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute ; Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute ; passed 38-0
     Mar 13-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 24-signed by Governor (Act ch. 83)

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