Senate Bill 178

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/20/22: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 223)
Title AN ACT relating to health and welfare and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 223
Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1932
Sponsor J. Adams
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 309.0834 to require the Kentucky Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors to promulgate administrative regulations to exempt applicants for certification as clinical supervisors from meeting certain requirements for a limited amount of time if the applicants were licensed and approved on March 24, 2021; permits applicants granted certification to supervise immediately; requires applicants after the limited time period to meet all requirements for certification; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Drugs and Medicines - Certified alcohol and drug counselor supervisor, requirements
Effective Dates, Emergency - Certified alcohol and drug counselor supervisor, requirements
Health and Medical Services - Certified alcohol and drug counselor supervisor, requirements
Licensing - Certified alcohol and drug counselor supervisor, requirements
Physicians and Practitioners - Certified alcohol and drug counselor supervisor, requirements
Substance Abuse - Certified alcohol and drug counselor supervisor, requirements
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Kentucky Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors, certification
Boards and Commissions - Kentucky Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors, administrative regulations, promulgation
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
House Floor Amendment 3
House Floor Amendment 4
House Floor Amendment 5
House Floor Amendment 6
House Floor Amendment 7
House Floor Amendment 8
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/16/22
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
02/18/22
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
03/02/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
03/03/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules as a consent bill
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 04, 2022
03/04/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 31-0
  • received in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/23/22
  • to Health & Family Services (H)
03/24/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/25/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 29, 2022
03/29/22
  • floor amendments (1) (3) (2-title) and (4-title) filed
04/13/22
  • floor amendments (5) (6) (8) and (7-title) filed
  • 3rd reading, passed 90-7 with floor amendments (1) (3) (5) and (4-title)
  • received in Senate
  • to Rules (S)
04/14/22
  • posted for passage for concurrence in House Floor Amendments (1) (3) (5) and (4-title)
  • Senate concurred in House Floor Amendments (1) (3) (5) and (4-title)
  • passed 31-2
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
04/20/22
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 223)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Jenkins
Summary Amend KRS 222.231 to allow licensed narcotic treatment programs to use buprenorphine products to treat patients; require the promulgation of administrative regulations.
Index Headings Drugs and Medicines - Narcotic treatment programs, buprenorphine products
Health and Medical Services - Narcotic treatment programs, buprenorphine products
Public Health - Narcotic treatment programs, buprenorphine products
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, narcotic treatment programs
Substance Abuse - Narcotic treatment programs, buprenorphine products

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor J. Jenkins
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - SB 178/GA

Amendment House Floor Amendment 3
Piggyback? Yes
Sponsor K. Moser
Summary Amend KRS 625.090 to establish a condition related to termination of parental rights; amend KRS 21A.190, 157.065, 194A.030, 194A.365, 199.665, 199.8943, 199.8983, 211.684, 605.120, 620.055, 620.320, and 620.345 to remove reference to the Child Welfare Oversight and Advisory Committee; amend KRS 200.575 to remove reference to the Child Welfare Oversight and Advisory Committee and replace it with Legislative Research Commission; repeal KRS 6.940, relating to the Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee and KRS 6.943, relating to the Child Welfare Oversight and Advisory Committee; EFFECTIVE, in part, January 1, 2023.
Index Headings Effective Dates, Delayed - Child Welfare and Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committees, repeal effective January 1, 2023
Health and Medical Services - Child Welfare and Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committees, repeal
Legislative Research Commission - Child Welfare and Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committees, repeal
Parental Rights - Termination of parental rights condition, establishment
Public Medical Assistance - Child Welfare and Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committees, repeal
Public Medical Assistance - Eligibility, new mothers, establishment
Research and Methods - Child Welfare and Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committees, repeal
Women - New mothers, Medicaid eligibility, establishment
Women - Termination of parental rights condition, establishment
Medicaid - Eligibility, new mothers, establishment
Medicaid - Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee, repeal
Children and Minors - Child Welfare Advisory Committee, repeal
Advisory Boards, Commissions, and Committees - Child Welfare and Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committees, repeal
Piggybacked Bills - HB 174/SCS to SB 178/GA

Amendment House Floor Amendment 4
Sponsor K. Moser
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - SB 178/GA

Amendment House Floor Amendment 5
Sponsor K. Moser
Summary Retain original provisions and create a new section of KRS Chapter 18A to require the secretary of the Finance and Administration Cabinet to contract with an independent entity to monitor all Public Employee Health Insurance Program pharmacy benefit claims; establish eligibility requirements for an entity seeking to contract with the cabinet to monitor pharmacy benefit claims; establish requirements for analyzing and monitoring claims
Index Headings Drugs and Medicines - Pharmacy benefit claims, independent monitoring
Pharmacists - Pharmacy benefit claims, independent monitoring
State Agencies - Finance and Administration Cabinet, pharmacy benefit claims, independent monitoring
State Agencies - Personnel Cabinet, pharmacy benefit claims, independent monitoring
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Personnel Cabinet, pharmacy benefit claims, independent monitoring
Reports Mandated - Pharmacy benefit claims, independent monitoring

Amendment House Floor Amendment 6
Sponsor J. Calloway
Summary Retain all original provisions except delete the right of a parent to refuse facial coverings for children enrolled in a childcare facility; require that individuals be permitted to opt out of any public school requirement for medical devices and medical procedures and treatments; provide that an individual shall not be required to submit any documentation or certification to opt out; provide that nothing in the section shall be interpreted to contradict KRS 158.035; provide that postsecondary education institutions may not require individuals to use medical devices and submit to medical procedures and treatments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic on property not used for the delivery of medical services; provide that a postsecondary education institution may implement a requirement for facial coverings that is not responsive to the COVID-19 pandemic; amend KRS 531.070 to remove the educational justification from the exemption of criminal prosecution for pornography; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Education, Higher - COVID-19 precautions, student opt-out, medical device, vaccine and testing requirements
Effective Dates, Emergency - COVID-19 precautions, opt-out, medical device, vaccine, testing requirements, emergency
Universities and Colleges - COVID-19 precautions, student opt-out, medical device, vaccine and testing requirements
Children and Minors - COVID-19 precautions, parent opt-out, medical device, vaccine, and testing requirements
Crimes and Punishments - Pornography, removal of education justification for exemption
Criminal Procedure - Pornography, removal of education justification for exemption
Education, Elementary and Secondary - COVID-19 precautions, opt-out, medical device, vaccine, and testing requirements, emergency

Amendment House Floor Amendment 7
Sponsor J. Calloway
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - SB 178/GA

Amendment House Floor Amendment 8
Sponsor S. Sheldon
Summary Retain original provisions and amend KRS 205.5514 to require dispensing fees established by the Department for Medicaid Services to include add-on fees for compounded prescriptions and to exempt medication-assisted treatment for substance use disorder from dispensing fee thresholds established by the Department for Medicaid Services.
Index Headings Pharmacists - Medicaid, pharmacy benefits, dispensing fees
Public Medical Assistance - Pharmacy benefits, dispensing fees, requirement
State Agencies - Department for Medicaid Services, pharmacy benefits, dispensing fees, requirement
Medicaid - Pharmacy benefits, dispensing fees, requirement
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Department for Medicaid Services, pharmacy benefits, dispensing fees

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