Senate Bill 176

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Last Action signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 69)
Title AN ACT relating to caregivers.
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Impact Statements Corrections Impact
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Bill Request Number 1104
Sponsors D. Harper Angel, W. Blevins Jr., P. Clark, G. Neal, J. Rhoads
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 405.023 to expand the statewide service program to other caregivers caring for minors who are not their biological children; create a new section of KRS Chapter 405 to establish an affidavit for caregivers to authorize health care treatment and school-related decisions for children in their care; define terms; establish requirements and form of the affidavit; establish penalties for misuse of the affidavit; require health care providers to honor the affidavit; permit parents, legal custodians, and de facto custodians to supersede the decision of a caregiver and revoke the affidavit; clarify that caregiver rights do not supersede parental rights; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require schools to honor a caregiver's authority to make school-related decisions for a child in their care; clarify that caregiver rights do not supersede parental rights.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Caregiver affidavit, authority to make health and school decisions for children in care
Guardians - Caregiver affidavit, authority to make health and school decisions for children
Health and Medical Services - Caregiver affidavit, authority to make health and school decisions for children
Parental Rights - Caregiver affidavit, authority to make health and school decisions for children
Children and Minors - Caregiver affidavit, authority to make health and school decisions for children
Fiscal Note - Caregiver affidavit, authority to make health and school decisions for children
Corrections Impact - Caregiver affidavit, authority to make health and school decisions for children
Proposed Amendments Senate Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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03/04/14
  • introduced in Senate
03/06/14
  • to Judiciary (S)
03/13/14
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/14/14
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/18/14
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 19, 2014
  • floor amendment (1) filed
03/19/14
  • 3rd reading, passed 36-0 with floor amendment (1)
03/20/14
  • received in House
03/21/14
  • to Health & Welfare (H)
03/24/14
  • posted in committee
  • posting waived
03/25/14
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
03/26/14
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 27, 2014
03/27/14
  • 3rd reading, passed 100-0
  • received in Senate
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
03/28/14
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
04/09/14
  • signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 69)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor D. Harper Angel
Summary Retain original provisions and clarify that the definition for health care provider includes occupational, physical, and speech therapist.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Caregiver affidavit, authority to make health and school decisions for children in care
Guardians - Caregiver affidavit, authority to make health and school decisions for children
Health and Medical Services - Caregiver affidavit, authority to make health and school decisions for children
Parental Rights - Caregiver affidavit, authority to make health and school decisions for children
Children and Minors - Caregiver affidavit, authority to make health and school decisions for children
Fiscal Note - Caregiver affidavit, authority to make health and school decisions for children
Corrections Impact - Caregiver affidavit, authority to make health and school decisions for children

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