Senate Bill 132

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Last Action 03/01/19: recommitted to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
Title AN ACT relating to the prescriptive authority of advanced practice registered nurses.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1138
Sponsors P. Hornback, J. Adams, T. Buford, C. Embry Jr., R. Girdler, M. McGarvey, R. Thomas, J. Turner
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 314.011 to allow designated advanced practice registered nurses certified in psychiatric-mental health nursing to prescribe up to two sequential refills for a 30 day supply of psychostimulants; amend KRS 314.042 to remove the one-year practice requirement before an APRN may prescribe controlled substances under a CAPA-CS; establish conditions for an APRN to prescribe controlled substances without a CAPA-CS after four years of controlled substance prescribing authority under a CAPA-CS; require an APRN whose license is in good standing to notify the nursing board when he or she will be prescribing without a CAPA-CS; prohibit any attempt to require or compel an APRN to maintain a CAPA-CS to prescribe after the four year threshold; exempt an equivalently qualified out-of-state APRN from the CAPA-CS requirement to prescribe under licensure by endorsement; require an APRN with less than four years of prescribing controlled substances to maintain a CAPA-CS until the four years are completed.
Index Headings of Original Version Health and Medical Services - Advanced practice registered nurses, prescriptive authority of
Licensing - Licensed advanced practice registered nurses, prescriptive authority of
Nurses - Advanced practice registered nurses, prescriptive authority of
Occupations and Professions - Advanced practice registered nurses, prescriptive authority of
Physicians and Practitioners - Advanced practice registered nurses, prescriptive authority of
Boards and Commissions - Nursing board, advanced practice registered nurse licensees, prescriptive authority of
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
Senate Floor Amendment 3

Actions

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02/05/19
  • introduced in Senate
02/07/19
  • to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
02/19/19
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
02/20/19
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • floor amendment (1-title) and (2) filed
02/22/19
  • floor amendment (3) filed
03/01/19
  • recommitted to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor R. Stivers II
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - SB 132

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor R. Stivers II
Summary Amend KRS 314.042 to limit an advanced practice registered nurse who meets the requirements and who opts to prescribe controlled substances without a CAPA-CS to prescribing Schedules III through V controlled substances; amend KRS 311.856 to remove the prescribing restriction from a physician assistant; and amend KRS 311.858 to permit a physician assistant to prescribe Schedule III, IV, or V controlled substances as delegated by the supervising physician.
Index Headings Licensing - APRN, physician assistant, controlled substances, prescribing
Drugs and Medicines - APRN, physician assistant, controlled substances, prescribing
Nurses - APRN, controlled substances, prescribing
Occupations and Professions - APRN, physician assistant, controlled substances, prescribing
Physicians and Practitioners - APRN, physician assistant, controlled substances, prescribing

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor R. Stivers II
Summary Amend KRS 314.042 to limit an advanced practice registered nurse who meets the requirements and who opts to prescribe controlled substances without a CAPA-CS to prescribing Schedules III through V controlled substances, but to allow advanced practice registered nurses to prescribe Schedule II controlled substances to patients in hospice or palliative care and allow advanced practice registered nurses in psychiatric-mental health to prescribe Schedule II controlled substances; amend KRS 311.856 to remove the prescribing restriction from a physician assistant; and amend KRS 311.858 to permit a physician assistant to prescribe Schedule III, IV, or V controlled substances as delegated by the supervising physician.
Index Headings Drugs and Medicines - APRN, physician assistant, controlled substances, prescribing
Licensing - APRN, physician assistant, controlled substances, prescribing
Nurses - APRN, controlled substances, prescribing
Occupations and Professions - APRN, physician assistant, controlled substances, prescribing
Physicians and Practitioners - APRN, physician assistant, controlled substances, prescribing

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