Senate Bill 191

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Last Action 04/24/20: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 99)
Title AN ACT relating to substance use disorders.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1860
Sponsor J. Adams
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 309.080 to add definitions of certified alcohol and drug counselor assistant I and II; create new sections of KRS 309.080 to 309.089 to establish requirements for certification of alcohol and drug couselor assistant I and II; amend KRS 309.083 to change required hours of experience for certified alcohol and drug counselors to 600 hours under supervision; permit registration as an alcohol and drug peer support specialist to substitute for required classroom hours; amend KRS 309.831 to reduce required hours of experience and education, and reduce required time in recovery from two to one year; amend KRS 309.805, 309.8013, and 309.088 to conform.
Index Headings of Original Version Drugs and Medicines - Alcohol and drug counseling, certification
Health and Medical Services - Alcohol and drug counseling, certification
Licensing - Alcohol and drug counseling, certification
Mental Health - Alcohol and drug counseling, certification
Occupations and Professions - Alcohol and drug counseling, certification
Physicians and Practitioners - Alcohol and drug counseling, certification
Public Health - Alcohol and drug counseling, certification
Substance Abuse - Alcohol and drug counseling, certification
Alcoholism - Alcohol and drug counseling, certification
Boards and Commissions - Alcohol and drug counselors, certification
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
House Committee Substitute 1
House Committee Amendment 1
Conference Committee Report 1
Free Conference Committee Report 1
Votes Vote History

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02/20/20
  • introduced in Senate
02/24/20
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
03/04/20
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
03/05/20
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/06/20
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 10, 2020
03/10/20
  • 3rd reading, passed 33-2 with Committee Substitute (1)
  • received in House
03/12/20
  • to Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs (H)
03/17/20
  • taken from Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs (H)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs (H)
  • posting waived
03/18/20
  • taken from Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs (H)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs (H)
03/19/20
  • posting waived
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 19, 2020
  • 3rd reading, passed 81-0 with Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
  • received in Senate
  • posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/26/20
  • Senate refused to concur in House Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
  • Conference Committee appointed in Senate
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
  • posted for passage for receding from House Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
  • House refused to recede from Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
  • Conference Committee appointed in House
04/14/20
  • Conference Committee appointed in Senate
  • Conference Committee report filed in House and Senate
  • Conference Committee report adopted in House and Senate
  • Free Conference Committee appointed in House and Senate
  • Free Conference Committee report filed in House and Senate
  • posted for passage for consideration of Free Conference Committee Report
  • Free Conference Committee report adopted in House
  • bill passed 86-4
  • received in Senate
  • to Rules (S)
  • posted for passage for consideration of Free Conference Committee Report
  • Free Conference Committee report adopted in Senate
  • bill passed 33-0
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
04/24/20
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 99)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Amend to clarify that the 70 additional classroom hours for a certified alcohol and drug counselor assistant II is in addition to the hours required for assistant I; change approval and disproval time frame of licenses, certification, or registration under KRS 309.080 from twice a year to every other month.
Index Headings Drugs and Medicines - Alcohol and drug counseling, certification
Health and Medical Services - Alcohol and drug counseling, certification
Licensing - Alcohol and drug counseling, certification
Mental Health - Alcohol and drug counseling, certification
Occupations and Professions - Alcohol and drug counseling, certification
Physicians and Practitioners - Alcohol and drug counseling, certification
Public Health - Alcohol and drug counseling, certification
Substance Abuse - Alcohol and drug counseling, certification
Alcoholism - Alcohol and drug counseling, certification
Boards and Commissions - Alcohol and drug counselors, certification

Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Delete original provisions; create a new section of KRS Chapter 222 to encourage employment of workers who participate in employer-sponsored substance use disorder treatment; require each employer to provide records concerning an employer's program by court order; describe employer liability; indicate the permissible use of information in litigation; amend KRS 309.083 to require applicants for certification as an alcohol and drug counselor to meet all educational and supervision requirements of the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium for the Alcohol and Drug Counselor; amend KRS 309.0832 to require applicants for licensure as a clinical alcohol and drug counselor to meet all educational and supervision requirements of the international Certification and Reciprocity Consortium for the Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor; amend KRS 309.0833 to conform.
Index Headings Health and Medical Services - Substance use disorders, employer-sponsored treatment
Substance Abuse - Substance use disorders, employer-sponsored treatment
Substance Abuse - Alcohol and drug counselors, educational requirements for
Workforce - Substance use disorders, employer-sponsored treatment
Licensing - Alcohol and drug counselors, requirements for
Occupations and Professions - Alcohol and drug counselors, educational requirements for
Alcoholism - Alcohol and drug counselors, educational requirements for

Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor A. Koenig
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - SB 191

Amendment Conference Committee Report 1
Summary Cannot agree.
Index Headings Conference Committee Reports - SB 191

Amendment Free Conference Committee Report 1
Summary Retain the provisions of SB 191/HCS; create new sections of KRS 309.080 to 309.089 to establish requirements for certification of alcohol and drug counselor associates I and II; amend KRS 309.080 to add definitions of certified alcohol and drug counselor associates I and II; amend KRS 309.8013 to change the approval and disapproval time frame for licensure, certification, or registration applications from twice a year to once every other month; amend KRS 309.083 to change the required hours of experience for certified alcohol and drug counselors to those required by the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium; make a supervising certified alcohol and drug counselor attend board-sponsored supervision training; mandate completion of the consortium’s minimum supervision, education, and training requirements; amend KRS 309.0831 to direct a certified counselor supervisor of an alcohol and drug peer support specialist applicant to attend board-sponsored supervision training; reduce a peer support specialist’s required time in recovery from two years to one year; amend KRS 309.0805 and 309.088 to conform; delay the effective date of drug and alcohol counselor changes to March 1, 2021; amend the title to read "AN ACT relating to substance use disorders."
Index Headings Title Amendments - SB 191
Alcoholism - Substance use disorder treatment, methods of
Conference Committee Reports - SB 191
Drugs and Medicines - Substance use disorder treatment, methods of
Effective Dates, Delayed - Alcohol and drug counselors, requirements for, effective March 1, 2021
Health and Medical Services - Substance use disorder treatment, methods of
Licensing - Alcohol and drug counselors, requirements for
Mental Health - Substance use disorder treatment, methods of
Occupations and Professions - Alcohol and drug counselors, requirements for
Physicians and Practitioners - Alcohol and drug counselors, requirements for
Substance Abuse - Substance use disorder treatment, methods of
Workforce - Substance use disorder treatment, employer-sponsored treatment

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