Senate Bill 11

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/18/22: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 20)
Title AN ACT relating to long-term care facilities.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 20
Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 137
Sponsors R. Alvarado, C. Embry Jr., R. Mills
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 194A.700 to delete, amend, and add definitions; amend KRS 194A.703 to replace "client" with "resident" and to include requirements for living units in a dementia care unit; amend KRS 194A.705 to allow assisted living communities to provide additional services; amend KRS 194A.707 to change the administrative procedure process of assisted living communities, to add a biennial review process, and to change the certification process to a licensure process; amend KRS 194A.709 to remove the requirement of reporting to the Division of Health Care and to make technical language changes; amend KRS 194A.711 to revise the criteria to be met by residents in an assisted living community; amend KRS 194A.717 to include staffing needs pursuant to an assisted living community's service plan; amend KRS 194A.719 to require orientation education prior to independently working with residents; amend KRS 194A.727 to clarify which businesses can be licensed as an assisted living community; create multiple new sections of KRS 194A.700 to 194A.729 to provide requirements for the cabinet to consider when an applicant is seeking a license as an assisted living community with dementia care; for when a licensee chooses to voluntary relinquishment of a license as an assisted living community with dementia care; to list the responsibilities of an assisted living community with dementia care; to require continuing education training for assisted living managers of an assisted living community with dementia care; to require assisted living communities with dementia care to develop and implement additional policies; to provide staffing requirements for individuals employed in assisted living communities with dementia care; to include additional services an assisted living community with dementia care must provide; to list training requirements for staff working in dementia care units; to establish two categories of licensure for assisted living communities and to require assisted living communities to obtain a license from the cabinet to operate as a dementia care unit; to allow licensed personal care homes, under specific circumstances, to be licensed as an assisted living community or assisted living community with dementia care; to establish the rules for fines and violations of an assisted living community; amend KRS 216.510 and 216.535 to expand the definition of "long-term care facilities" to include assisted living communities; amend KRS 216.535 to amend the definition of "long-term care ombudsman" to exclude assisted living communities; amend KRS 216.530 to amend the inspection period for assisted living communities, personal care homes, and specialized personal care homes; amend KRS 216.557 to exclude assisted living communities from receiving citations as type A or type B violations; amend KRS 216.515, 216.560, 216.563, 216.565, 216.577, 216A.030, and 218A.180 to exclude assisted living communities; amend KRS 216.765 to require a specific medical examination in the admission into assisted living communities; amend KRS 216.573 to broaden the cabinet's power to institute injunctive proceedings; create a new section of KRS Chapter 216 to create new definitions; to establish rules for residence in a personal care home or a specialized personal care home; to allow a personal care home or specialized personal care to provide additional services in certain situations; to establish staffing requirements in personal care homes or specialized personal care homes; to require the cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations to regulate an initial and biennial licensure review process and to establish additional procedures; and to allow the cabinet to request information and to conduct on-site visits; amend KRS 216B.015 to expand the definition of "health facility"; amend KRS 216B.155 to add the exemption of assisted living communities from specific standard requirements; amend KRS 216B.160 to allow a manager's designee in an assisted living community to conduct an ongoing assessment; amend various sections of KRS Chapter 194A and KRS 216.595 to make technical corrections and changes; repeal KRS 194A.723 and 194A.724.
Index Headings of Original Version Disabilities and the Disabled - Assisted living community with dementia care unit, personal care home, licensure
Diseases - Assisted living community with dementia care unit, personal care home, licensure
Health and Medical Services - Long-term care facilities, assisted living community, personal care home, licensure
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Long-term care facilities, assisted living community, personal care home, licensure
Mental Disability - Long-term care facilities, assisted living community, personal care home, dementia care
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, assisted living community, personal care home, licensure
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, assisted living community, personal care home, licensure
Aged Persons and Aging - Assisted living community, personal care home, dementia care, licensure
Dementia - Assisted living community with dementia care unit, personal care home, licensure
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Votes Vote History

Actions

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10/13/21
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/04/22
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
01/12/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
01/13/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, January 18, 2022
01/18/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 30-2 with Committee Substitute
01/19/22
  • received in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
02/24/22
  • to Health & Family Services (H)
03/03/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/04/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/07/22
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 08, 2022
03/08/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 94-0
03/09/22
  • received in Senate
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
03/18/22
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 20)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Amend KRS 194A.700 to delete, amend, and add definitions; amend KRS 194A.703 to replace "client" with "resident" and to include requirements for living units in a secured dementia care unit; amend KRS 194A.705 to require assisted living communities to provide each resident with access to specific services according to the lease agreement, allow assisted living communities to provide additional services, list permitted services for which a resident may arrange or contract, and require assisted living communities to complete and provide to residents the service plans and any other topics the assisted living communities determine to be necessary; amend KRS 194A.707 to change the administrative procedure process of assisted living communities, to add a re-licensure review process, to change the certification process to a licensure process, to change the statute that will govern the conduct of hearings upon appeals, to amend the guidelines on on-site visits, to set guidelines on revocation of licensure, and to require the cabinet to make findings from licensure reviews available to the public; amend KRS 194A.709 to remove the requirement of reporting to the Division of Health Care and to make technical language changes; amend KRS 194A.711 to revise the criteria to be met by residents in an assisted living community; amend KRS 194A.717 to include staffing needs pursuant to an assisted living community's service plan and to require an assisted living community to create a policy for when emergency evacuation may be necessary; amend KRS 194A.719 to require orientation education prior to independently working with residents; amend KRS 194A.727 to indicate which businesses can be licensed as an assisted living community; create new sections of KRS 194A.700 to 194A.729 to provide requirements for the cabinet to consider when an applicant is seeking a license as an assisted living community with dementia care; for when a licensee chooses to voluntary relinquish a license as an assisted living community with dementia care; to list the responsibilities of an assisted living community with dementia care; to require continuing education training for assisted living managers of an assisted living community with dementia care; to require assisted living communities with dementia care to develop and implement additional policies; to provide staffing requirements for individuals employed in assisted living communities with dementia care; to include additional services an assisted living community with dementia care must provide; to list training requirements for staff working in dementia care units; to establish categories of licensure for assisted living communities and to require assisted living communities to obtain a license from the cabinet to operate as a dementia care unit; to allow licensed personal care homes, under specific circumstances, to be licensed as an assisted living community or assisted living community with dementia care; to establish guidelines for fines and violations of an assisted living community; amend KRS 216.510 and 216.535 to expand the definition of "long-term care facilities" to include assisted living communities; amend KRS 216.515 to indicate that only residents of a long-term care facility licensed under KRS Chapter 216B whose rights are deprived shall have a cause of action; amend KRS 216.530 to amend the inspection period for assisted living communities, personal care homes, and specialized personal care homes; amend KRS 216.557 to exclude assisted living communities from receiving citations as type A or type B violations; amend KRS 216.560, 216.563, 216.565, 216.577, 216A.030, and 218A.180 to exclude assisted living communities; amend KRS 216.765 to require a specific medical examination in the admission into assisted living communities; amend KRS 216.573 to broaden the cabinet's power to institute injunctive proceedings; create a new section of KRS Chapter 216 to create new definitions; to establish rules for residence in a personal care home or a specialized personal care home; to allow a personal care home or specialized personal care to provide additional services in certain situations; to allow residents to arrange for additional services; to establish staffing requirements in personal care homes or specialized personal care homes and to require a policy for when emergency evacuation may be necessary; to require the cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations to regulate an initial and re-licensure review process and to establish additional procedures; and to allow the cabinet to request information, to conduct on-site visits, and to set guidelines on on-site visits; amend KRS 216B.015 to expand the definition of "health facility"; amend KRS 216B.160 to allow a manager's designee in an assisted living community to conduct an ongoing assessment; amend various sections of KRS Chapter 194A and KRS 216.595 to make technical corrections and changes; repeal KRS 194A.723 and 194A.724.
Index Headings Disabilities and the Disabled - Assisted living community with dementia care unit, personal care home, licensure
Diseases - Assisted living community with dementia care unit, personal care home, licensure
Health and Medical Services - Long-term care facilities, assisted living community, personal care home, licensure
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Long-term care facilities, assisted living community, personal care home, licensure
Mental Disability - Long-term care facilities, assisted living community, personal care home, dementia care
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, assisted living community, personal care home, licensure
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, assisted living community, personal care home, licensure
Aged Persons and Aging - Assisted living community, personal care home, dementia care, licensure
Dementia - Assisted living community with dementia care unit, personal care home, licensure

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