Senate Bill 136

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/19/20: reported favorably, to Rules
Title AN ACT relating to home health aides.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1537
Sponsors R. Mills, D. Carroll, R. Girdler, D. Harper Angel, S. Meredith, G. Neal, R. Thomas, R. Webb, M. Wise
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 216 to require direct-care staff who provide care for a client with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia within the client's home to receive initial and ongoing training that is approved by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; require employers to provide cabinet-approved training and certificates of completion to direct-care staff who work with clients with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to promulgate administrative regulations to implement, monitor, and enforce the requirements of this section and to establish standards for approved trainings.
Index Headings of Original Version Nurses - Direct-care staff, dementia-specific training, required
Public Health - Direct-care staff, dementia-specific training, required
Safety - Direct-care staff, dementia-specific training, required
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Dementia training for direct-care staff, Cabinet for Health and Family Services
Aged Persons and Aging - Direct-care staff, dementia-specific training, required
Workforce - Direct-care staff, dementia-specific training, required
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Committee Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/03/20
  • introduced in Senate
02/05/20
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
02/26/20
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
02/27/20
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/28/20
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 2, 2020
03/02/20
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/03/20
  • 3rd reading, passed 36-1 with Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
  • received in House
03/05/20
  • to Health and Family Services (H)
03/17/20
  • taken from Health and Family Services (H)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Health and Family Services (H)
  • posting waived
03/18/20
  • taken from Health and Family Services (H)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Health and Family Services (H)
03/19/20
  • reported favorably, to Rules

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; delete definition of "direct-care staff"; apply provisions to home health aides; Create a new section of KRS Chapter 216 to require home health aides who provide care for clients with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia within the clients' home to receive initial and ongoing training that is approved by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; require employers to provide cabinet-approved training and certificates of completion to home health aides who work with clients with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to promulgate administrative regulations to implement, monitor, and enforce the requirements of this section and to establish standards for approved trainings.
Index Headings Nurses - Home health aides, dementia-specific training, requirement for
Public Health - Home health aides, dementia-specific training, requirement for
Safety - Home health aides, dementia-specific training, requirement for
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, dementia training for home health aides
Aged Persons and Aging - Home health aides, dementia-specific training, requirement for
Workforce - Home health aides, dementia-specific training, requirement for
Dementia - Home health aides, dementia-specific training, requirement for

Amendment Senate Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor R. Alvarado
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - SB 136

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