House Bill 286

Last Action 03/17/20: recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Title AN ACT relating to the prescriptive authority of advanced practice registered nurses.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1233
Sponsors R. Webber, T. Branham Clark, K. Banta, D. Bentley, T. Bojanowski, K. Bratcher, R. Brenda, M. Dossett, R. Goforth, J. Graviss, D. Hale, C. Harris, M. Hart, A. Hatton, R. Heath, S. Heavrin, K. Hinkle, C. Howard, R. Huff, T. Huff, J. Jenkins, N. Kulkarni, D. Lewis, S. Lewis, B. McCool, R. Meyer, C. Miller, J. Miller, J. Nemes, R. Palumbo, P. Pratt, J. Raymond, R. Roberts, R. Rothenburger, S. Rudy, D. Schamore, M. Sorolis, C. Stevenson, J. Stewart III, W. Thomas, J. Tipton, K. Upchurch, B. Wheatley, R. White, L. Willner
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 to confirm with the nursing board that the APRN's license is in good standing before prescribing without a CAPA-CS; set procedures for the nursing board's license review; 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
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Advanced practice registered nurses, prescriptive authority of


  • introduced in House
  • to Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs (H)
  • posted in committee
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

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