House Bill 458

Last Action 02/10/21: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to the selling and fitting of hearing instruments.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 388
Sponsors W. Thomas, C. Massey
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 334.020 to allow audiologists licensed under KRS Chapter 334A to engage in the sale and practice of fitting hearing instruments; amend KRS 334A.020 to include selling or fitting of hearing instruments in the definition of "the practice of audiology"; create new sections of KRS Chapter 334A to establish requirements for any person engaged in the selling and fitting of hearing instruments; establish procedures for complaints against licensed persons; establish procedures for a client's right to cancel the purchase of a hearing instrument; require any person licensed to sell hearing instruments to maintain records of clients to whom a hearing device was sold for a minimum of three years; establish exemptions for persons licensed under KRS Chapter 334A.
Index Headings of Original Version Licensing - Audiologists, fitting of hearing instruments
Occupations and Professions - Audiologists, fitting of hearing instruments


  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)

Last updated: 11/9/2023 2:52 PM (EST)