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, T. Bojanowski, K. Bratcher, M. Dossett, D. Fister, M. Hart, J. Miller, P. Pratt, C. Stevenson
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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