House Bill 106

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/26/19: signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 100)
Title AN ACT relating to emergency medical services.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 385
Sponsors R. Rothenburger, K. Moser, M. Prunty, B. Wheatley
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 311A.010 to define "advanced emergency medical technician," "advanced practice paramedic," "community paramedic," "emergency medical responder," "emergency medical services educator," "executive director," "mobile integrated healthcare," and "mobile integrated healthcare program medical director;" update other definitions; amend KRS 311A.015 to change "first responder" to "emergency medical responder"; to specify that one member of the board may be an emergency medical technician or advanced emergency medical technician; specify board member term limits; amend KRS 311A.020 to change "first responder" to "emergency medical responder"; add certification of advanced emergency medical technicians, mobile integrated healthcare programs, and advanced practice paramedics; permit advanced emergency medical technicians to be assigned to investigate emergency medical responders or emergency medical technicians; require that advanced emergency medical technician programs be investigated and regulated by advanced emergency medical technicians or paramedics; amend KRS 311A.025 to change "first responder" to "emergency medical responder" and add certification and licensure for emergency medical services educator, advanced emergency medical technician, advanced practice paramedic, and mobile integrated healthcare program medical director; amend KRS 311A.030 to update licensing categories; amend KRS 311A.040 to establish Franklin Circuit Court as the court with jurisdiction for hearing appeals on advisory opinions of the board; amend KRS 311A.050 to change "first responder" to "emergency medical responder"; change "first responder instructor or instructor trainer, emergency medical technician instructor or instructor trainer, or paramedic instructor, paramedic instructor trainer" to "emergency medical services educator"; add advanced emergency medical technicians, advanced practice paramedics, emergency medical services medical director, and mobile integrated healthcare program medical director; require the use of an official complaint form approved by the board through administrative regulations; amend KRS 311A.055 to change "first responder, emergency medical technician, paramedic, emergency medical services director" to "emergency medical services personnel"; and specify the executive director's responsibility to notify in the case of an official complaint; amend KRS 311A.060 to change "paramedic, first responder, or emergency medical technician" to "emergency medical services personnel"; change "first responder" to "emergency medical responder;" add advanced emergency medical technicians; remove language requiring the revocation of license or certification for completion of a diversion program for a felony offense; amend KRS 311A.065 to update psychological or physical evaluation requirements; amend KRS 311A.075 to permit the chair of the board or a designee of the chair to determine that immediate and temporary suspension of licensure or certification is necessary to protect the public; amend KRS 311A.095 to change "first responder" to "emergency medical responder"; add advanced emergency medical technicians; add electronic mail application requirements; delete outdated transition language; amend KRS 311A.105 to add electronic mailing requirements; amend KRS 311A.120 to change "first responder" to "emergency medical responder"; add advanced emergency medical technicians and paramedics; amend KRS 311A.125 to delete continuing competency documentation requirement; amend KRS 311A.130 to change "first responder, emergency medical technician, or paramedic" to "emergency medical services personnel"; amend KRS 311A.140 to delete outdated transition language and specify certification and licensure requirements; amend KRS 311A.170 to require the promulgation of administrative regulations establishing the educational, testing, credentialing, and licensure requirements for advanced practice paramedics and paramedic subspecialties; permit a paramedic to render services under the supervision of a mobile integrated healthcare program medical director or emergency department medical director; permit a certified community paramedic to provide mobile integrated healthcare services only as an employee of a mobile integrated healthcare program; amend KRS 311A.175 to change "first responder" to "emergency medical responder"; add "advanced emergency medical technician"; amend KRS 311A.190 to change "run form" to "patient care record"; add mobile integrated healthcare program; create a new section of KRS Chapter 311A to set requirements for advanced emergency medical technicians; amend KRS 95A.262, 189.910, and 311.550 to conform; repeal KRS 311A.110, 311A.115, and 311A.127.
Index Headings of Original Version Emergency Medical Services - Advanced emergency medical technician, certification, creation
Emergency Medical Services - Advanced practice paramedic, certification, creation
Emergency Medical Services - Certification and licensing, update of
Health and Medical Services - Emergency medical services, certification and licensure, update of
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Emergency medical services, certification and licensure, update of
Local Government - Emergency medical services, certification and licensure, update of
Occupations and Professions - Advanced emergency medical technician, certification, creation
Occupations and Professions - Advanced practice paramedic, certification, creation
Occupations and Professions - Emergency medical services, certification and licensure, update of
Physicians and Practitioners - Emergency medical services, certification and licensure, update of
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/08/19
  • introduced in House
01/10/19
  • to Health and Family Services (H)
02/05/19
  • posted in committee
02/14/19
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
02/15/19
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 19, 2019
02/20/19
  • 3rd reading, passed 99-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
02/21/19
  • received in Senate
02/27/19
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
03/05/19
  • taken from Health & Welfare (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Health & Welfare (S)
03/06/19
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1) as a consent bill
03/07/19
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 7, 2019
  • floor amendments (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute
  • taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/12/19
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/13/19
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/14/19
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (1) withdrawn
  • passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendment (2)
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendment (2)
  • House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendment (2)
  • passed 91-0
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
03/26/19
  • signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 100)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions and make technical corrections.
Index Headings

Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions and amend KRS 311A.015 to reduce the size of the Board of Emergency Medical Services from 18 members to 11 members.
Index Headings Emergency Medical Services - Advanced emergency medical technician, certification, creation
Emergency Medical Services - Advanced practice paramedic, certification, creation
Emergency Medical Services - Certification and licensing, update of
Health and Medical Services - Emergency medical services, certification and licensure, update of
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Emergency medical services, certification and licensure, update of
Local Government - Emergency medical services, certification and licensure, update of
Occupations and Professions - Advanced emergency medical technician, certification, creation
Occupations and Professions - Advanced practice paramedic, certification, creation
Occupations and Professions - Emergency medical services, certification and licensure, update of
Physicians and Practitioners - Emergency medical services, certification and licensure, update of

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor M. Wise
Summary Reinstate one mayor of a city that operates a licensed Class I ground ambulance service and one county judge/executive from a county that operates a licensed Class I ground ambulance service as members of the Board of Emergency Medical Services; and exempt the board from the Governor's reorganization authority under KRS 12.028.
Index Headings Occupations and Professions - Emergency medical services, certification and licensure, update of
Physicians and Practitioners - Emergency medical services, certification and licensure, update of
Emergency Medical Services - Advanced emergency medical technician, certification, creation
Emergency Medical Services - Advanced practice paramedic, certification, creation
Emergency Medical Services - Certification and licensing, update of
Health and Medical Services - Emergency medical services, certification and licensure, update of
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Emergency medical services, certification and licensure, update of
Local Government - Emergency medical services, certification and licensure, update of
Occupations and Professions - Advanced emergency medical technician, certification, creation
Occupations and Professions - Advanced practice paramedic, certification, creation

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor R. Alvarado
Summary Reinstate one mayor of a city that operates a licensed Class I ground ambulance service and one county judge/executive from a county that operates a licensed Class I ground ambulance service as members of the Board of Emergency Medical Services; and establish new language to permit any person serving on the board in a position eliminated by this Act, whose term has not expired prior to the effective date of this Act, to continue to serve in a voting, ex officio capacity until the end of their term.
Index Headings Emergency Medical Services - Advanced emergency medical technician, certification, creation
Emergency Medical Services - Advanced practice paramedic, certification, creation
Emergency Medical Services - Certification and licensing, update of
Health and Medical Services - Emergency medical services, certification and licensure, update of
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Emergency medical services, certification and licensure, update of
Local Government - Emergency medical services, certification and licensure, update of
Occupations and Professions - Advanced emergency medical technician, certification, creation
Occupations and Professions - Advanced practice paramedic, certification, creation
Occupations and Professions - Emergency medical services, certification and licensure, update of
Physicians and Practitioners - Emergency medical services, certification and licensure, update of

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