House Bill 256

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Last Action returned to Judiciary (S)
Title AN ACT relating to the protection of vulnerable adults.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Bill Request Number 1206
Sponsors R. Palumbo, K. Flood, J. Jenkins, T. Riner, R. Smart, S. Westrom
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 209 to define terms; create a new section of KRS Chapter 209 to require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to create and maintain an adult abuse registry; make the registry available electronically; prohibit unsubstantiated findings; prohibit placement of an individual on the registry unless all administrative appeals and judicial proceedings related to the appeal have been completed and upheld; prohibit a long-term-care facility or provider from employing an individual or volunteer whose name appears on the registry; amend KRS 209.140 to permit limited release of information related to the adult abuse registry to long-term-care providers.
Index Headings of Original Version Disabilities and the Disabled - 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
Fiscal Note - Adult abuse registry
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/24/14
  • introduced in House
01/27/14
  • to Health & Welfare (H)
01/30/14
  • posted in committee
03/06/14
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
03/07/14
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/11/14
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 13, 2014
03/13/14
  • 3rd reading, passed 99-0 with Committee Substitute
03/14/14
  • received in Senate
03/17/14
  • to Judiciary (S)
03/31/14
  • taken from Judiciary (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Judiciary (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Create a new section of KRS Chapter 209 to require entities that provide personal care services to vulnerable adults to query the Cabinet for Health and Family Services as to whether a prospective employee, contractor, or volunteer has been the subject of a validated substantiated finding of adult abuse, neglect, or exploitation; allow queries for current employees, contractors, and volunteers; allow an individual to query the cabinet to determine whether a validated substantiated finding of adult abuse, neglect, or exploitation has been entered against him or her; require the cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations to implement the query process in a secure manner; allow administrative appeals to be made in the county where the alleged wrongdoing occurred; specify the type of answer the Cabinet may give in response to a query; establish a liability hold harmless period for provisional employment where a response to a query is not timely returned by the Cabinet.
Index Headings Disabilities and the Disabled - 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
Fiscal Note - Adult abuse registry

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