Senate Bill 10

Last Action signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 9)
Title AN ACT relating to strokes.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 1064
Sponsors S. Humphries, D. Givens, C. Embry Jr.
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 216B.0425 to define the terms "acute stroke ready hospital certification" and "comprehensive stroke center certification"; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to maintain a list of acute stroke ready hospitals, comprehensive stroke centers, and primary stroke centers, post the list on its Web site, and provide the list to the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services; require the board to provide the list to local emergency medical services providers; amend KRS 311A.180 to require emergency medical services directors to establish pre-hospital care protocols for the assessment, treatment, and transport of stroke patients; and amend other statutes to correct references to the Joint Commission.
Index Headings of Original Version Disabilities and the Disabled - Stroke centers, establishing certification
Emergency Medical Services - Stroke, require establishment of protocol regarding
Health and Medical Services - Stroke centers, establishing certification
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Stroke centers, establishing certification
Boards and Commissions - Emergency Medical Services Board, require stroke-related information sharing
Votes Vote History


  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
  • taken from Committee on Committees (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Committee on Committees (S)
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 5, 2015
  • 3rd reading, passed 36-0
  • received in House
  • to Health & Welfare (H)
  • posted in committee
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 2, 2015
  • taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
  • 3rd reading, passed 99-0
  • received in Senate
  • enrolled, signed by each presiding officer
  • delivered to Governor
  • signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 9)

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