Senate Bill 43

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Last Action received in Senate
Title AN ACT relating to physician assistants.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 378
Sponsors T. Buford, P. Clark, D. Parrett, J. Rhoads
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 311.860 to give the supervising physician or the credentialing facility oversight of physician assistant nonseparate location practice; allow a newly graduated physician assistant to practice in either a separate on nonseparate location as delegated by the supervising physician or the credentialing facility; eliminate the 18 month waiting period before a physician assistant may practice in a separate location; remove the board's authority to modify or waive the separate location practice privileges.
Index Headings of Original Version Health and Medical Services - Physician assistants, practice limitations on
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Physician assistants, practice limitations on
Licensing - Physician assistants, practice limitations on
Occupations and Professions - Physician assistants, practice limitations on
Physicians and Practitioners - Physician assistants, practice limitations on
Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
House Committee Substitute 1
House Committee Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/10/13
  • introduced in Senate
02/05/13
  • to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
02/12/13
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
02/13/13
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/14/13
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 15, 2013
02/15/13
  • 3rd reading, passed 33-2 with Committee Substitute
02/19/13
  • received in House
02/20/13
  • to Health & Welfare (H)
02/22/13
  • posted in committee
02/26/13
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
02/27/13
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/04/13
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 5, 2013
03/05/13
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2-title) filed
  • 3rd reading, passed 70-17 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
03/06/13
  • received in Senate

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except reduce the waiting period for a physician assistant to practice in a separate location from 18 months to 3 months; make the 3 month waiting period effective until May 31, 2014; remove the waiting period beginning on June 1, 2014.
Index Headings Health and Medical Services - Physician assistants, practice limitations on
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Physician assistants, practice limitations on
Licensing - Physician assistants, practice limitations on
Occupations and Professions - Physician assistants, practice limitations on
Physicians and Practitioners - Physician assistants, practice limitations on

Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Amend KRS 311.860 to give the supervising physician or the credentialing facility oversight of physician assistant nonseparate location practice; allow a newly graduated physician assistant to practice in either a separate or nonseparate location as delegated by the supervising physician or the credentialing facility; reduce the waiting period for a physician assistant to practice in a separate location from 18 months to 3 months; make the 3 month waiting period effective until May 31, 2014; remove the waiting period beginning on June 1, 2014; remove the board's authority to modify or waive the separate location practice privileges; amend KRS 314.042 to eliminate the requirement for advanced practice registered nurses to have a collaborative agreement for the advanced practice registered nurses prescriptive authority for nonscheduled legend drugs.
Index Headings Health and Medical Services - Physician assistants, practice limitations on
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Physician assistants, practice limitations on
Licensing - Physician assistants, practice limitations on
Occupations and Professions - Physician assistants, practice limitations on
Physicians and Practitioners - Physician assistants, practice limitations on

Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor M. Marzian
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Health and Medical Services - Physician assistants, practice limitations on
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Physician assistants, practice limitations on
Licensing - Physician assistants, practice limitations on
Occupations and Professions - Physician assistants, practice limitations on
Physicians and Practitioners - Physician assistants, practice limitations on

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Piggyback? Yes
Sponsor K. Flood
Summary Amend various sections of KRS 311.671 to 311.686 to change acupuncture from a certified to a licensed profession.
Index Headings Health and Medical Services - Physician assistants, practice limitations on
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Physician assistants, practice limitations on
Licensing - Physician assistants, practice limitations on
Occupations and Professions - Physician assistants, practice limitations on
Physicians and Practitioners - Physician assistants, practice limitations on

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor K. Flood
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Health and Medical Services - Physician assistants, practice limitations on
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Physician assistants, practice limitations on
Licensing - Physician assistants, practice limitations on
Occupations and Professions - Physician assistants, practice limitations on
Physicians and Practitioners - Physician assistants, practice limitations on

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