Senate Bill 61

Actions
Last Action 03/22/21: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 72)
Title AN ACT relating to direct-care staff.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 72
Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1012
Sponsors S. Meredith, D. Carroll, R. Mills
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 216.710 to establish definitions for "direct-care staff member" , "Facilities or programs," and "recipient"; create a new section of KRS 216.710 to 216.716 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 facilities or programs 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; establish a penalty for violations; 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; amend KRS 216.935 to establish definitions for "direct-care staff member," "Facilities or programs" , and "recipient"; create a new section of KRS 216.935 to 216.939 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 facilities or programs 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; establish a penalty for violations; 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 - Alzheimer's disease or other dementias, training for direct-care staff
Public Health - Alzheimer's disease or other dementias, training for direct-care staff
Safety - Alzheimer's disease or other dementias, training for direct-care staff
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Alzheimer's disease or other dementias, training for direct-care staff
Aged Persons and Aging - Alzheimer's disease or other dementias, training for direct-care staff
Workforce - Alzheimer's disease or other dementias, training for direct-care staff
Votes Vote History

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01/05/21
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
01/08/21
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
01/13/21
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
02/02/21
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 3, 2021
02/03/21
  • 3rd reading, passed 34-1-1
02/04/21
  • received in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/01/21
  • to Health & Family Services (H)
  • posted in committee
03/11/21
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/12/21
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 15, 2021
03/16/21
  • 3rd reading, passed 94-2
  • received in Senate
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
03/22/21
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 72)


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