House Bill 148

Actions | Amendments
Last Action delivered to Secretary of State (Acts, ch. 172)
Title AN ACT relating to prescription medications in hospice programs.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 440
Sponsors A. Wuchner, K. Moser, R. Palumbo
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 381 to shift ownership of controlled substances from a deceased hospice patient to a hospice program so the hospice program may dispose of the controlled substances.
Index Headings of Original Version Deaths - Hospice patient, ownership of controlled substances
Drugs and Medicines - Controlled substances, hospice programs, disposal by
Health and Medical Services - Hospice programs, controlled substances, disposal of
Property - Controlled substances, hospice patients, transfer of ownership from
Wills and Estates - Hospice patient, controlled substances, transfer of ownership from
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Committee Amendment 1
Votes Vote History
Governor's Veto Message Veto

Actions

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01/05/18
  • introduced in House
01/09/18
  • to Health and Family Services (H)
01/30/18
  • posted in committee
02/01/18
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
02/02/18
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/05/18
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 6, 2018
02/06/18
  • 3rd reading, passed 94-0 with Committee Substitute and committee amendment (1-title)
02/07/18
  • received in Senate
02/08/18
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
03/14/18
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
03/15/18
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/20/18
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 21, 2018
03/21/18
  • 3rd reading, passed 38-0
03/22/18
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/02/18
  • Vetoed
04/13/18
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
04/14/18
  • taken from Rules (H)
  • posted for consideration of Governor's veto
  • veto overridden
  • Bill passed 82-3
  • received in Senate
  • to Rules (S)
  • posted for passage for consideration of Governor's veto
  • veto overridden
  • Bill passed 35-0
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Secretary of State (Acts, ch. 172)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Delete original provisions; create a new section of KRS Chapter 216 to require that any provider of hospice, palliative care, or end-of-life service have written policies and procedures for the deactivation or sequestration and disposal of Schedule II, III, IV, or V controlled substances prescribed to a patient upon the patient's death by the entity or person pronouncing death; require discussion and agreement to the policy; require notification of patient or patient's refusal to agree to disposal; require signed witness to the disposal; require safe disposal method be used; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to promulgate regulations to provide for the deactivation or sequestration and disposal of controlled substances.
Index Headings Deaths - Hospice patient, ownership of controlled substances
Drugs and Medicines - Controlled substances, hospice programs, disposal by
Health and Medical Services - Hospice programs, controlled substances, disposal of
Property - Controlled substances, hospice patients, transfer of ownership from
Wills and Estates - Hospice patient, controlled substances, transfer of ownership from

Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor A. Wuchner
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Deaths - Hospice patient, ownership of controlled substances
Drugs and Medicines - Controlled substances, hospice programs, disposal by
Health and Medical Services - Hospice programs, controlled substances, disposal of
Property - Controlled substances, hospice patients, transfer of ownership from
Wills and Estates - Hospice patient, controlled substances, transfer of ownership from

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