House Bill 328

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Last Action recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Title AN ACT relating to social service workers and making an appropriation therefor.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 1130
Sponsors T. Burch, J. Jenkins, R. Crimm, D. Keene, D. Watkins, B. Yonts
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 194A.564 to require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to report on and update progress of November 15, 2007, study recommendations by November 15, 2010; require the commissioner of the Department for Community Based Services to consult with personnel providing public assistance services; amend KRS 199.461 to amend the definition of "active case," and add definitions of "caseload," "child with special therapeutic needs," "and managerial and "supervisory staff"; reduce the maximum caseload from 25 to 18 active cases; set the maximum caseload for a child with special therapeutic needs to 8 active cases; require the department to examine manager and supervisor to social worker ratios; amend KRS 205.010 to add the definition of "case weight"; create new a section of KRS Chapter 205 to require a maximum case weight for a family support worker of 750 cases; create a new section of KRS Chapter 6 to establish a Social Service Worker Oversight and Advisory Committee; amend KRS 194A.560 to conform; set membership of the committee; state intention for the use of appropriated funds; appropriate to the Department for Community Base Services in fiscal year 2010-2011 General Fund moneys of $3 million to fill front line staff positions and $1 million for safety provisions.
Index Headings of Original Version Children and Minors - Social service workers, caseloads for care of
General Assembly - Social Service Worker Oversight and Advisory Committee, creation of
Personnel and Employment - Social service worker, safety of
Public Assistance - Social service worker, caseloads for
Public Medical Assistance - Social service worker, caseloads for
Public Officers and Employees - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, secretary of
Safety - Social service workers, provisions for
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, employees of
State Employees - Social service workers, safety and caseload provisions for
Appropriations - Front-line staff positions and safety, for
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
House Floor Amendment 3

Actions

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01/27/10
  • introduced in House
01/28/10
  • to Health & Welfare (H)
02/16/10
  • posted in committee
03/04/10
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
03/05/10
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • floor amendment (3) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed
03/09/10
  • recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Amend original provisions of the bill to delete the requirement for the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to report on and update progress of November 15, 2007 study recommendations by November 15, 2010; add that consultation is required with supervisory and nonsupervisory personnel and required to include the need for communication and information technology; amend the definition of "active case" and "social service worker" and delete definitions of "caseload", "child with special therapeutic needs", and "managerial and "supervisory staff"; delete reduction of maximum caseload from 25 to 18 active cases and maximum caseload for a child with special therapeutic needs; change definitions of "case weight" and "family support worker"; add requirement for an annual report on social service caseloads and family support worker case weights; set maximum case weight for a family support worker to 850 instead of 750; delete section of KRS Chapter 6 to establishing a Social Service Worker Oversight and Advisory Committee; change appropriation of funds to $1.5 million in 2010-2011 and $1.5 million in 2011-2012 to fill front line staff positions and $500,000 in 2010-2011 and $500,000 in 2011-2012 for safety provisions.
Index Headings Children and Minors - Social service workers, caseloads for care of
General Assembly - Social Service Worker Oversight and Advisory Committee, creation of
Personnel and Employment - Social service worker, safety of
Public Assistance - Social service worker, caseloads for
Public Medical Assistance - Social service worker, caseloads for
Public Officers and Employees - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, secretary of
Safety - Social service workers, provisions for
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, employees of
State Employees - Social service workers, safety and caseload provisions for
Appropriations - Front-line staff positions and safety, for

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Piggyback? Yes
Sponsor T. Moore
Summary Attach provisions of HB 373.
Index Headings Children and Minors - Social service workers, caseloads for care of
General Assembly - Social Service Worker Oversight and Advisory Committee, creation of
Personnel and Employment - Social service worker, safety of
Public Assistance - Social service worker, caseloads for
Public Medical Assistance - Social service worker, caseloads for
Public Officers and Employees - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, secretary of
Safety - Social service workers, provisions for
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, employees of
State Employees - Social service workers, safety and caseload provisions for
Appropriations - Front-line staff positions and safety, for

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor T. Moore
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Children and Minors - Social service workers, caseloads for care of
General Assembly - Social Service Worker Oversight and Advisory Committee, creation of
Personnel and Employment - Social service worker, safety of
Public Assistance - Social service worker, caseloads for
Public Medical Assistance - Social service worker, caseloads for
Public Officers and Employees - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, secretary of
Safety - Social service workers, provisions for
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, employees of
State Employees - Social service workers, safety and caseload provisions for
Appropriations - Front-line staff positions and safety, for

Amendment House Floor Amendment 3
Piggyback? Yes
Sponsor T. Moore
Summary Attach provisions of HB 373.
Index Headings Children and Minors - Social service workers, caseloads for care of
General Assembly - Social Service Worker Oversight and Advisory Committee, creation of
Personnel and Employment - Social service worker, safety of
Public Assistance - Social service worker, caseloads for
Public Medical Assistance - Social service worker, caseloads for
Public Officers and Employees - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, secretary of
Safety - Social service workers, provisions for
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, employees of
State Employees - Social service workers, safety and caseload provisions for
Appropriations - Front-line staff positions and safety, for

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