House Bill 5

Actions | Amendments
Last Action signed by Governor (Acts ch. 102)
Title AN ACT relating to childhood hearing loss.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Bill Request Number 451
Sponsor T. Burch
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 211.645 to define "permanent childhood hearing loss" and "infant at high risk for late onset, progressive hearing loss, or both"; amend KRS 211.647 to require the Commission for Children with Special Health Care Needs to establish standards for infant audiological assessment and diagnostic centers based on national standards; require the commission to maintain a list of approved centers; require approved centers to agree to provide data to the commission; amend KRS 216.2970 to include approved audiological assessment and diagnostic centers on the list of those receiving an auditory screening report indicating a finding of potential hearing loss; amend KRS 213.046 to include approved audiological assessment and diagnostic centers as a source of an auditory screening for births occurring outside an institution.
Index Headings of Original Version Blind or Deaf Persons - Childhood hearing loss, assessment and diagnosis of
Children and Minors - Childhood hearing loss, assessment and diagnosis of
Disabilities and the Disabled - Childhood hearing loss, assessment and diagnosis of
Drugs and Medicines - Childhood hearing loss, assessment and diagnosis of
Health and Medical Services - Childhood hearing loss, assessment and diagnosis of
Physicians and Practitioners - Childhood hearing loss, assessment and diagnosis of
State Agencies - Commission for Children with Special Health Care Needs, hearing loss, assessment and diagnosis of
Fiscal Note - Childhood hearing loss, assessment and diagnosis of
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/06/09
  • introduced in House
01/08/09
  • to Health & Welfare (H)
02/03/09
  • posted in committee
02/05/09
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
02/06/09
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/09/09
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 10, 2009
02/10/09
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
02/12/09
  • 3rd reading, passed 98-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
02/13/09
  • received in Senate
02/23/09
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
03/09/09
  • taken from committee
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Health & Welfare (S)
03/10/09
  • taken from committee
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Health & Welfare (S)
03/13/09
  • taken from committee
  • laid on clerk's desk
  • taken from clerk's desk
  • to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 13, 2009
  • taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/26/09
  • taken from the Regular Orders of the Day
  • recommitted to Health & Welfare (S)
  • reported favorably, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 26, 2009
  • 3rd reading, passed 36-0
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by each presiding officer
  • delivered to Governor
03/27/09
  • signed by Governor (Acts ch. 102)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Summary Retain original provisions of bill; require centers to make necessary referrals; require approved audiology centers to report referrals to the First Steps program to the commission; add any factors identified as a cause of late onset or progressive hearing loss to the definition of "infant at risk"; make technical corrections.
Index Headings Blind or Deaf Persons - Childhood hearing loss, assessment and diagnosis of
Children and Minors - Childhood hearing loss, assessment and diagnosis of
Disabilities and the Disabled - Childhood hearing loss, assessment and diagnosis of
Drugs and Medicines - Childhood hearing loss, assessment and diagnosis of
Health and Medical Services - Childhood hearing loss, assessment and diagnosis of
Physicians and Practitioners - Childhood hearing loss, assessment and diagnosis of
State Agencies - Commission for Children with Special Health Care Needs, hearing loss, assessment and diagnosis of
Fiscal Note - Childhood hearing loss, assessment and diagnosis of

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor T. Burch
Summary Amend KRS 216.2970 to add health care providers to the list of recipients of auditory screening reports.
Index Headings Blind or Deaf Persons - Childhood hearing loss, assessment and diagnosis of
Children and Minors - Childhood hearing loss, assessment and diagnosis of
Disabilities and the Disabled - Childhood hearing loss, assessment and diagnosis of
Drugs and Medicines - Childhood hearing loss, assessment and diagnosis of
Health and Medical Services - Childhood hearing loss, assessment and diagnosis of
Physicians and Practitioners - Childhood hearing loss, assessment and diagnosis of
State Agencies - Commission for Children with Special Health Care Needs, hearing loss, assessment and diagnosis of
Fiscal Note - Childhood hearing loss, assessment and diagnosis of

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