House Bill 44

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/05/21: returned to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
Title AN ACT relating to mental health and making an appropriation therefor.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Local Mandate
Additional Fiscal Impact Statements Exist
Bill Request Number 117
Sponsors K. Banta, K. Fleming, J. Blanton, T. Bojanowski, A. Bowling, G. Brown Jr., J. Donohue, J. DuPlessis, P. Flannery, C. Freeland, A. Gentry, D. Graham, M. Hart, A. Hatton, R. Huff, T. Huff, J. Jenkins, DJ Johnson, K. King, N. Kulkarni, D. Lewis, S. Lewis, C. Massey, B. McCool, M. Meredith, C. Miller, J. Miller, K. Moser, J. Nemes, R. Palumbo, M. Prunty, B. Reed, R. Roberts, A. Scott, P. Stevenson, N. Tate, W. Thomas, R. Webber, B. Wesley, S. Westrom, B. Wheatley, L. Willner
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 210.365 to make firefighters eligible for crisis intervention team training along with law enforcement officers currently permitted such training; amend KRS 95A.220 with an appropriation of $1,250,000 each fiscal year for treatment of full-time and volunteer firefighters affected by post-traumatic stress injury (PTSI) and/or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); provide that legitimate personnel actions are not compensable; establish the reference for definitions of PTSD and PTSI; require diagnosis by psychiatrist, psychologist, or counselor; allow certain mental health treatment benefits upon firefighter seeking treatment; APPROPRIATION.
Index Headings of Original Version Local Mandate - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health training and treatment
Education, Vocational - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health training and treatment
Firefighters and Fire Departments - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health training and treatment
Health and Medical Services - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health treatment
Insurance, Health - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health treatment
Local Government - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health training and treatment
Mental Disability - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health treatment
Mental Health - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health treatment
Safety - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health training and treatment
Appropriations - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health training and treatment
Cities - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health training and treatment
Counties - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health training and treatment
Fiscal Note - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health training and treatment
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
House Committee Substitute 2 with Fiscal Impact Statements
House Committee Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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09/16/20
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/05/21
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
01/13/21
  • to Local Government (H)
02/02/21
  • posted in committee
02/03/21
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
02/04/21
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
  • posted in committee
02/23/21
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (2) and committee amendment (1-title)
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 24, 2021
02/25/21
  • 3rd reading, passed 97-0 with Committee Substitute (2)
02/26/21
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/01/21
  • to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
03/05/21
  • taken from Appropriations & Revenue (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statements Fiscal Note to House Committee Substitute 1
Local Mandate to House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions of the bill, but specify that, in regards to diagnosis of post-traumatic stress injury or disorder, the diagnosis is to be made by a professional, credentialed counselor, rather than just a counselor.
Index Headings Local Mandate - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health training and treatment
Fiscal Note - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health training and treatment
Education, Vocational - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health training and treatment
Firefighters and Fire Departments - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health training and treatment
Health and Medical Services - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health treatment
Insurance, Health - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health treatment
Local Government - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health training and treatment
Mental Disability - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health treatment
Mental Health - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health treatment
Safety - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health training and treatment
Cities - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health training and treatment
Counties - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health training and treatment

Amendment House Committee Substitute 2
Fiscal Impact Statements Fiscal Note to House Committee Substitute 2
Local Mandate to House Committee Substitute 2
Summary Amend KRS 210.365 to make firefighters eligible for crisis intervention team training along with law enforcement officers currently permitted such training; provide that legitimate personnel actions are not compensable; establish the reference for definitions of PTSD and PTSI; require diagnosis by psychiatrist, psychologist, or counselor; allow certain mental health treatment benefits upon firefighter seeking treatment; APPROPRIATION.
Index Headings Education, Vocational - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health training and treatment
Firefighters and Fire Departments - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health training and treatment
Fiscal Note - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health training and treatment
Health and Medical Services - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health treatment
Insurance, Health - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health treatment
Local Government - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health training and treatment
Local Mandate - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health training and treatment
Mental Disability - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health treatment
Mental Health - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health treatment
Safety - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health training and treatment
Appropriations - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health training and treatment
Cities - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health training and treatment
Counties - Firefighters, Firefighters Foundation Program Fund, mental health training and treatment

Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Petrie
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 44

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