House Bill 519

Last Action to Health & Welfare (S)
Title AN ACT relating to family caregivers.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 2065
Sponsors J. Wayne, T. Burch, G. Brown Jr, M. Marzian, G. Stumbo, D. Watkins
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 216B to establish a process to designate a lay caregiver to be contacted upon discharge from a hospital; provide instructions to designated lay caregiver; provide that the designation of a lay caregiver not interfere with provisions of a living will; provide that compliance or noncompliance does not constitute a private right of action or standard of care.
Index Headings of Original Version Disabilities and the Disabled - Lay caregiver, designate
Drugs and Medicines - Lay caregiver, designate
Health and Medical Services - Lay caregiver, contact designated
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Lay caregiver, contact designated
Nurses - Lay caregiver, contact designated
Physicians and Practitioners - Lay caregiver, contact designated
Public Health - Lay caregiver, contact designated
Aged Persons and Aging - Lay caregiver, designate
Votes Vote History


  • introduced 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 14, 2016
  • 3rd reading, passed 94-0
  • received in Senate
  • to Health & Welfare (S)

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