House Bill 489

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Last Action 02/27/20: to Judiciary (H)
Title AN ACT relating to optometrists.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1503
Sponsors N. Kulkarni, A. Koenig, K. Banta, T. Bojanowski, T. Branham Clark, J. Jenkins, M. Koch, C. Miller, M. Sorolis, L. Willner
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 320, relating to optometrists, to grant an optometrist immunity from civil liability when providing voluntary services without compensation; establish the same civil immunity for the owner or operator of the facility where the optometry services are provided; direct the optometrist to inform the patient regarding the civil immunity and have the patient sign a waiver to that effect; forbid an optometrist from providing the volunteer services at the optometrist's regular office or place of practice; direct the optometry board to create a registry of optometrists and locations authorized for volunteer optometry services; require registration for both the optometrist and the location before the optometry services may be rendered; amend KRS 320.310 to conform.
Index Headings of Original Version Health and Medical Services - Optometrists, civil immunity for volunteer optometry services
Licensing - Optometrists, civil immunity for volunteer optometry services
Occupations and Professions - Optometrists, civil immunity for volunteer optometry services
Optometrists - Volunteer optometry services, civil immunity for provision of
Physicians and Practitioners - Optometrists, civil immunity for volunteer optometry services
Civil Actions - Optometrists, civil immunity for volunteer optometry services

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02/25/20
  • introduced in House
02/27/20
  • to Judiciary (H)


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