House Bill 427

Actions | Amendments
Last Action signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 183)
Title AN ACT relating to nurses.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 903
Sponsors A. Wuchner, K. Moser, M. Marzian, L. Belcher
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 314.011 to eliminate reference to the Controlled Substance Formulary Development Committee and to change the term "noncontrolled" to "nonscheduled;" amend KRS 314.031 to reference the disciplinary statute and to eliminate the list of reportable offenses; amend KRS 314.035 to establish a mandatory reporting requirement for anyone who has knowledge of a potential violation by a dialysis technician; amend KRS 314.042 to update language concerning the definition of an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN), require an applicant for an APRN license to take a jurisprudence examination; simplify reporting of the rescission of a CAPA-NS or CS; amend KRS 314.085 to clarify that evaluations must be submitted within 30 days; amend KRS 314.089 to clarify when an immediate suspension of a license is warranted; amend KRS 314.091 to add use or possession of a Schedule I controlled substance and use or impairment by use of alcohol or drugs to the list of violations; amend 314.101 to clarify when a nurse that is temporarily in the state does not need a license; amend KRS 314.181 to clarify when a registered nurse may pronounce the death of a patient; amend KRS 314.111 to allow the Board of Nursing to fine a program of nursing that is not in compliance with regulations; amend KRS 311A.185 to conform; repeal KRS 314.046 and 314.105.
Index Headings of Original Version Deaths - Registered nurse, pronouncement of
Education, Higher - Schools of nursing, fine for failure to maintain standards
Education, Vocational - Schools of nursing, fine for failure to maintain standards
Licensing - Advanced practice registered nurse, jurisprudence exam, requiring
Nurses - Licensure requirements
Occupations and Professions - Nurses, licensure requirements
Physicians and Practitioners - Nurses, licensure requirements
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
Senate Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/21/18
  • introduced in House
02/23/18
  • to Health and Family Services (H)
03/06/18
  • posted in committee
03/08/18
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
03/09/18
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/13/18
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 14, 2018
03/16/18
  • 3rd reading, passed 84-0 with Committee Substitute
03/19/18
  • received in Senate
03/20/18
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
03/22/18
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
03/27/18
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 29, 2018
03/29/18
  • 3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
04/13/18
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
04/14/18
  • House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
  • passed 86-0
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/26/18
  • signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 183)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions and restore existing statutory language related to the required reporting by a person who has knowledge of facts regarding a licensed nurse who has possibly violated professional standards and who could be disciplined by the Kentucky Board of Nursing.
Index Headings Deaths - Registered nurse, pronouncement of
Education, Higher - Schools of nursing, fine for failure to maintain standards
Education, Vocational - Schools of nursing, fine for failure to maintain standards
Licensing - Advanced practice registered nurse, jurisprudence exam, requiring
Nurses - Licensure requirements
Occupations and Professions - Nurses, licensure requirements
Physicians and Practitioners - Nurses, licensure requirements

Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions and make technical correction.
Index Headings Deaths - Registered nurse, pronouncement of
Education, Higher - Schools of nursing, fine for failure to maintain standards
Education, Vocational - Schools of nursing, fine for failure to maintain standards
Licensing - Advanced practice registered nurse, jurisprudence exam, requiring
Nurses - Licensure requirements
Occupations and Professions - Nurses, licensure requirements
Physicians and Practitioners - Nurses, licensure requirements

Last updated: 1/16/2019 3:00 PM (EST)