Senate Bill 8

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Last Action 04/01/22: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 75)
Title AN ACT relating to child welfare and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 75
Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 42
Sponsors J. Adams, R. Alvarado, D. Carroll, D. Douglas, C. Embry Jr., D. Harper Angel, M. McGarvey, B. Storm, D. Yates
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 15.900 to create the definition of "abused or neglected child" and "community resource organization"; change the definitions of "state board" and "prevention program"; amend KRS 15.905 to reference the new definition of "state board"; amend KRS 15.910 to establish new membership of the State Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board; amend KRS 15.920 to require the state board to meet at least quarterly each year and make conforming changes to align with the new established definitions; amend KRS 15.925, 15.935, 15.940, 15.942, and 15.948 to make conforming changes to align with new established definitions; amend KRS 194A.010, relating to the implementation of child welfare programs by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; amend KRS 199.011 to update the definition of "fictive kin"; amend KRS 199.505, relating to a five-business-day notification requirement if someone is registered on the putative father registry; amend KRS 199.540 to remove a condition when an adoption can be annulled; amend KRS 199.570 to reference digital files related to an adoption case; amend KRS 200.575 related to when family preservation services are provided; create a new section KRS Chapter 205, relating to Medicaid reimbursement for certain services at children's advocacy centers; amend KRS 600.020 to change the definition of "abused or neglected child" and "fictive kin"; amend KRS 620.055 to require the annual report of the external child fatality and near fatality review panel to be delivered to State Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board and the Interim Joint Committee on Health, Welfare, and Family Services; amend KRS 620.140, relating to an eligible youth's ability to commit and re-commit themselves to the custody of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; amend KRS 620.363 to add new rights for foster children; require the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations related to the Kentucky Employees Charitable Campaign; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Effective Dates, Emergency - Child welfare
Health and Medical Services - Child abuse, neglect, and sexual exploitation investigations, requirements
Legislative Research Commission - External child fatality and near fatality review panel, annual report
Parental Rights - Adoption annulment, requirements
Parental Rights - Adoption expenses, requirements
Parental Rights - Putative father registry, requirements
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, child custody requirements
State Agencies - Personnel Cabinet administrative regulations, establishing
Medicaid - Children's advocacy centers reimbursement, requirements
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Personnel Cabinet administrative regulations, establishing
Children and Minors - Adoption annulment, requirements
Children and Minors - Adoption expenses, requirements
Children and Minors - Child abuse, neglect, and sexual exploitation investigations, requirements
Children and Minors - Child custody, requirements
Children and Minors - Fictive kin placement, requirements
Children and Minors - State Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board, establishing
Boards and Commissions - State Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board, establishing
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/20/22
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
01/24/22
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
01/26/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
01/27/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
01/31/22
  • floor amendment (1) filed
02/01/22
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 02, 2022
02/02/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 32-4 with Floor Amendment (1)
  • received in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/09/22
  • to Health & Family Services (H)
03/17/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/18/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 21, 2022
03/23/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 94-0
03/24/22
  • received in Senate
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
04/01/22
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 75)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Adams
Summary Amend KRS 600.020 to change the definition of "fictive kin".
Index Headings Health and Medical Services - Child abuse, neglect, and sexual exploitation investigations, requirements
Parental Rights - Fictive kin placement, requirements
Children and Minors - Child abuse, neglect, and sexual exploitation investigations, requirements
Children and Minors - Fictive kin placement, requirements

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