House Bill 435

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Last Action recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Title AN ACT relating to anesthesiology assistants.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 183
Sponsors S. Santoro, D. Keene, R. Crimm, B. Rowland, A. Webb-Edgington, A. Wuchner
Summary of Original Version Amend various sections of KRS 311.840 to 311.862 to add to the definition of a "physician assistant" an anesthesiologist assistant who has graduated from a program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs and passed the certifying examination; increase the membership of the Physician Assistant Advisory Committee from nine to eleven, two of whom shall be anesthesiology assistants; exempt from licensure a student enrolled in an accredited anesthesiology program, and an anesthesiologist assistant employed by and performing duties for the federal government; require an anesthesiology assistant to provide evidence of completed continuing education and recertification by examination for license renewal; require the board to approve the examination of the National Commission for Certification of Anesthesiologist Assistants; prohibit an anesthesiologist assistant trainee from being considered as practicing without authorization while enrolled in an approved program; permit a physician to enter into supervision agreements with anesthesiologist assistants, but enjoin the physician from supervising more than the maximum number allowed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; establish requirements for licensure and practice as an anesthesiologist assistant.
Index Headings of Original Version Health and Medical Services - Anesthesiology assistants, licensure and scope of practice, requirements for
Licensing - Anesthesiology assistants, licensure and scope of practice, requirements for
Occupations and Professions - Anesthesiology assistants, licensure and scope of practice, requirements for
Physicians and Practitioners - Anesthesiology assistants, licensure and scope of practice, requirements for
Proposed Amendments House Floor Amendment 1

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02/21/12
  • introduced in House
02/22/12
  • to Licensing & Occupations (H)
02/23/12
  • posted in committee
02/29/12
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/01/12
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 2, 2012
03/08/12
  • floor amendment (1) filed
03/23/12
  • taken from the Regular Orders of the Day
  • recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor B. Farmer
Summary Retain original provisions, except prohibit an anesthesiologist assistant from practicing until the Kentucky Board of Anesthesiologist Assistants is established and promulgates regulations defining the scope of practice for anesthesiologist assistants; create board and establish membership.
Index Headings Health and Medical Services - Anesthesiology assistants, licensure and scope of practice, requirements for
Licensing - Anesthesiology assistants, licensure and scope of practice, requirements for
Occupations and Professions - Anesthesiology assistants, licensure and scope of practice, requirements for
Physicians and Practitioners - Anesthesiology assistants, licensure and scope of practice, requirements for

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