House Bill 573

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/20/22: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 226)
Title AN ACT relating to healthcare workers and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 226
Current/Final
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Fiscal Note
Bill Request Number 1640
Sponsors K. Moser, D. Frazier Gordon, K. Banta, K. Fleming, K. King, M. Prunty
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to establish the Healthcare Worker Loan Relief Program for qualifying healthcare workers; establish the guidelines for operating the program; create the healthcare worker loan relief fund; APPROPRIATION.
Index Headings of Original Version Fiscal Note - Healthcare worker loan forgiveness program, creation
Appropriations - Healthcare worker loan relief fund, creation
Economic Development - Healthcare worker, student loan forgiveness
Education, Finance - Healthcare worker loan forgiveness program, creation
Health and Medical Services - Healthcare worker loan forgiveness program, creation
Nurses - Healthcare worker loan forgiveness program, creation
Occupations and Professions - Healthcare worker, student loan forgiveness
Optometrists - Healthcare worker loan forgiveness program, creation
Pharmacists - Healthcare worker loan forgiveness program, creation
Physicians and Practitioners - Healthcare worker loan forgiveness program, creation
Universities and Colleges - University of Kentucky, healthcare worker loan forgiveness program, operation of
Workforce - Healthcare worker loan forgiveness program, creation
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Committee Amendment 1
Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Committee Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
Senate Floor Amendment 3
Senate Floor Amendment 4
Votes Vote History

Actions

Top | Amendments
02/23/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/02/22
  • to Health & Family Services (H)
03/10/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/11/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
03/18/22
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
03/21/22
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 22, 2022
03/23/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 91-3 with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
03/24/22
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/25/22
  • to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
03/29/22
  • taken from Appropriations & Revenue (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
03/30/22
  • taken from Appropriations & Revenue (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
04/13/22
  • floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed
04/14/22
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title) as a consent bill
  • floor amendment (3) filed to Committee Substitute , floor amendment (4-title) filed to bill
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, April 14, 2022
  • 3rd reading
  • Floor Amendments (1) and (2-title) withdrawn
  • passed 36-0 with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
  • taken from Rules
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
  • House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
  • passed 90-2
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/20/22
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 226)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; include optometrists within the program; appropriate $2,000,000 for the 2022-2023 fiscal year and $2,000,000 for the 2023-2024 fiscal year; APPROPRIATION; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Effective Dates, Emergency - Healthcare worker loan relief fund
Optometrists - Healthcare worker loan relief program, creation
Appropriations - Healthcare worker loan relief fund
Budget and Financial Administration - Healthcare worker loan relief fund

Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Petrie
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 573

Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except remove the appropriations of $2,000,000 for the 2022-2023 fiscal year and $2,000,000 for the 2023-2024 fiscal year; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Effective Dates, Emergency - Healthcare worker loan relief fund; appropriation removal
Appropriations - Healthcare worker loan relief fund; appropriation removal
Budget and Financial Administration - Healthcare worker loan relief fund; appropriation removal

Amendment Senate Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor C. McDaniel
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 573/GA

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor A. Southworth
Summary Add language employee protections based on vaccination status and the granting of religious objections.
Index Headings Labor and Industry - Employment protections, immunization status, religious objections
Public Health - Employment protections, immunization status, religious objections

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor A. Southworth
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 573/GA

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor A. Southworth
Summary Add language for employee protections based on vaccination status and the granting of religious objections.
Index Headings Labor and Industry - Employment protections, immunization status, religious objections
Public Health - Employment protections, immunization status, religious objections

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 4
Sponsor A. Southworth
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 573/GA

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