Senate Bill 72

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Last Action signed by Governor (Acts Chapter 17)
Title AN ACT relating to suicide prevention training.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 1024
Sponsors D. Seum, W. Blevins Jr., R. Webb
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 210 to establish mandatory training requirements for social workers, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, fee-based pastoral counselors, alcohol and drug counselors, psychologists, and occupational therapists in suicide assessment, treatment, and management; define terms; permit training to count toward continuing education requirements; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to develop a model list of training programs and report the list to the Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare; require the respective professional boards to promulgate administrative regulations to implement training requirements; exempt employees of state government, local government, state hospitals, community mental health centers, and agencies operating alcohol and drug abuse programs from the training requirement if they receive comparable training.
Index Headings of Original Version Deaths - Suicide training, required of certain mental health professionals
Deaths - Suicide, training required of certain mental health professionals
Mental Disability - Suicide training, required of certain mental health professionals
Mental Health - Suicide training, required of certain mental health professionals
Occupations and Professions - Suicide training, required of certain mental health professionals
Public Health - Suicide training, required of certain mental health professionals
State Agencies - Suicide training, required of certain mental health professionals
Substance Abuse - Suicide training, required of certain mental health professionals
Alcoholism - Suicide training, required of certain mental health professionals
Proposed Amendments House Floor Amendment 1
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02/05/13
  • introduced in Senate
02/07/13
  • to Education (S)
02/14/13
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
02/15/13
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/19/13
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 20, 2013
02/20/13
  • 3rd reading, passed 38-0
02/21/13
  • received in House
02/25/13
  • to Health & Welfare (H)
02/27/13
  • posted in committee
  • posting waived
02/28/13
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/01/13
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • floor amendment (1) filed
03/04/13
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 5, 2013
03/07/13
  • 3rd reading, passed 96-1 with floor amendment (1)
  • received in Senate
03/11/13
  • posted for passage for concurrence in House floor amendment (1)
  • Senate concurred in House floor amendment (1)
  • passed 35-0
  • enrolled, signed by each presiding officer
  • delivered to Governor
03/19/13
  • signed by Governor (Acts Chapter 17)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor S. Westrom
Summary Retain original provisions, except add that boards can exclude certain elements of training specific to the level of licensure or credentialing; require that the first training is completed by July 2016; clarify that the training for initial licensure or certification must be in an academic training program; delete certain exceptions.
Index Headings Deaths - Suicide training, required of certain mental health professionals
Deaths - Suicide, training required of certain mental health professionals
Mental Disability - Suicide training, required of certain mental health professionals
Mental Health - Suicide training, required of certain mental health professionals
Occupations and Professions - Suicide training, required of certain mental health professionals
Public Health - Suicide training, required of certain mental health professionals
State Agencies - Suicide training, required of certain mental health professionals
Substance Abuse - Suicide training, required of certain mental health professionals
Alcoholism - Suicide training, required of certain mental health professionals

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