|to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
|AN ACT relating to the licensure of genetic counselors and making an appropriation therefor.
|Bill Request Number
|Summary of Original Version
|Create new sections of KRS Chapter 311 to establish a framework for licensure of genetic counselors; define terms; preclude a person from practicing genetic counseling after January 1, 2016, without a license issued by the board; prohibit a person from holding himself out as a genetic counselor without a license issued by the board; exempt certain individuals from licensure; establish licensure requirements and procedures to obtain a regular license, temporary license, and reciprocal license; establish renewal and continuing education requirements; direct the board to promulgate administrative regulations relating to the licensure and regulation of genetic counselors, including a fee schedule; create the Kentucky Genetic Counselors Advisory Committee; set up membership, meeting, and quorum requirements; direct all moneys collected to be deposited into a trust and agency fund to be used by the board to carry out the provisions of and to defray the costs of the licensing and regulation process; permit the board to refuse to issue, renew, suspend, or revoke a license, or impose supervisory or probationary conditions upon a licensee for certain acts or actions; permit a person whose license has been revoked to petition the board for reinstatement after five years; require the board to set matters of license denial, revocation, or disciplinary measures for administrative hearing in accordance with KRS Chapter 13B; grant right to appeal to an aggrieve party in the Circuit Court of the county of residence; amend KRS 331.990 to establish a penalty for practicing genetic counseling without a license as a Class B misdemeanor for a first offense and Class A misdemeanor for a second or subsequent offense; APPROPRIATION.
|Index Headings of Original Version
Health and Medical Services - Board of Medical Licensure, licensure of genetic counselors, requirements for
Licensing - Board of Medical Licensure, licensure of genetic counselors, requirements for
Occupations and Professions - Board of Medical Licensure, licensure of genetic counselors, requirements for
Appropriations - Board of Medical Licensure, licensure of genetic counselors, requirements for
Barbers and Cosmetologists - Medical Licensure, genetic counselors
Boards and Commissions - Board of Medical Licensure, licensure of genetic counselors, requirements for
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