House Bill 259

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Last Action to Judiciary (S)
Title AN ACT relating to the protection of adults.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1008
Sponsors R. Palumbo, L. Belcher, J. Jenkins, M. Marzian, D. Owens, R. Smart, J. Wayne, S. Westrom
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 209 to define the terms "adult" and "adult institutional and long-term care service provider"; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to implement a registry of each individual against whom an allegation of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of an adult has been substantiated; require that the registry be available to the public, but permit the CHFS to charge a fee to access the registry if there are insufficient funds to maintain it; require the cabinet to promulgate regulations; require adult institutional and community-based long-term care service providers to not employ an individual whose name appears on the registry; clarify that all administrative hearings shall be conducted in accordance with Chapter 13B; clarify that an individual's name shall not be placed on the registry until all administrative appeals and judicial proceedings have been completed; amend KRS 205.5606 to require that each person who provides services under that section shall not employ an individual whose name appears on the registry; amend KRS 210.795 to state that an individual whose name appears on the registry is ineligible to be a provider under that statute; prohibit providers from employing individuals whose name appear on the registry; amend KRS 209.140 to state that the names of persons against whom an allegation of abuse, neglect, or exploitation has been substantiated shall be available to potential employers and the public.
Index Headings of Original Version Fiscal Note - Adult abuse registry
Health and Medical Services - Adult abuse registry
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Adult abuse registry
Nurses - Adult abuse registry
Physicians and Practitioners - Adult abuse registry
Aged Persons and Aging - Adult abuse registry
Disabilities and the Disabled - Adult abuse registry
Local Mandate - Adult abuse registry
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
House Floor Amendment 3
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/17/12
  • introduced in House
01/18/12
  • to Health & Welfare (H)
01/20/12
  • posted in committee
01/26/12
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
01/27/12
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/01/12
  • recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
02/24/12
  • posted in committee
03/06/12
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute
03/07/12
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 8, 2012
03/08/12
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
03/12/12
  • floor amendment (2-title) filed
03/13/12
  • floor amendment (3) filed to Committee Substitute
03/14/12
  • 3rd reading, passed 97-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendments (2-title) and (3)
03/15/12
  • received in Senate
03/19/12
  • to Judiciary (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Local Mandate
Summary Retain original provisions except revoke permission for the cabinet to charge a fee to access the registry; make a technical correction.
Index Headings Fiscal Note - Adult abuse registry
Health and Medical Services - Adult abuse registry
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Adult abuse registry
Nurses - Adult abuse registry
Physicians and Practitioners - Adult abuse registry
Aged Persons and Aging - Adult abuse registry
Disabilities and the Disabled - Adult abuse registry
Local Mandate - Adult abuse registry

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor B. Yonts
Summary Retain original provisions, except define "substantiated" in KRS Chapter 209 and create a new section of KRS Chapter 605 to require that names placed on a child abuse registry shall be afforded all administrative and judicial appeals and that an allegation be upheld.
Index Headings Fiscal Note - Adult abuse registry
Health and Medical Services - Adult abuse registry
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Adult abuse registry
Nurses - Adult abuse registry
Physicians and Practitioners - Adult abuse registry
Aged Persons and Aging - Adult abuse registry
Disabilities and the Disabled - Adult abuse registry
Local Mandate - Adult abuse registry

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor B. Yonts
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Fiscal Note - Adult abuse registry
Health and Medical Services - Adult abuse registry
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Adult abuse registry
Nurses - Adult abuse registry
Physicians and Practitioners - Adult abuse registry
Aged Persons and Aging - Adult abuse registry
Disabilities and the Disabled - Adult abuse registry
Local Mandate - Adult abuse registry

Amendment House Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor B. Yonts
Summary Retain original provisions, except define the term "substantiated," and clarify that proceedings must be related to the appeal of a substantiated finding; create a new section of KRS Chapter 605 to state that a name may not be placed on a child abuse registry unless all administrative appeals or judicial proceedings related to the administrative appeal have been completed and an allegation has been upheld.
Index Headings Fiscal Note - Adult abuse registry
Health and Medical Services - Adult abuse registry
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Adult abuse registry
Nurses - Adult abuse registry
Physicians and Practitioners - Adult abuse registry
Aged Persons and Aging - Adult abuse registry
Disabilities and the Disabled - Adult abuse registry
Local Mandate - Adult abuse registry

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