House Bill 92

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Last Action 01/05/21: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to free-standing alternative birthing centers.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 274
Sponsors J. Nemes, R. Webber, K. Bratcher, J. Miller, P. Pratt
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 216B to define "free-standing alternative birthing center"; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to promulgate administrative regulations to establish licensure standards for free-standing alternative birthing centers including requiring accreditation by the Commission for the Accreditation of Birth Centers, compliance with the American Association of Birth Centers (AABC) Standards for Birth Centers, and a six-month provisional license to be issued when all requirements for licensure other than accreditation have been met to allow a facility time to become accredited; require the cabinet to form an ad hoc committee to provide input on the development of administrative regulations; state that a certificate of need is not required to establish and license a free-standing alternative birthing center; amend KRS 216B.020 to conform; add the short title Mary Carol Akers Birth Centers Act.
Index Headings of Original Version Health and Medical Services - Free-standing alternative birthing centers, licensing and certificate of need
Licensing - Free-standing alternative birthing centers, licensing and certificate of need
Nurses - Free-standing alternative birthing centers, licensing and certificate of need
Physicians and Practitioners - Free-standing alternative birthing centers, licensing and certificate of need
Short Titles and Popular Names - Mary Carol Akers Birth Centers Act

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11/18/20
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/05/21
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)


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