House Bill 213

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/08/22: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 164)
Title AN ACT relating to occupational therapists.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 164
Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 196
Sponsors DJ Johnson, K. Banta, A. Gentry, D. Lewis, S. Lewis, R. Palumbo, B. Wheatley
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 319A to include Kentucky in an interstate compact for licensure as an occupational therapist; set the compact's purpose, definitions, and requirements for state participation; allow a practitioner to hold both a home state license and a compact privilege; authorize active duty military personnel or their spouses to retain a home state during active duty; make the home state the only jurisdiction that may impose adverse action against a license; establish the Occupational Therapy Compact Commission; require the commission to develop, maintain, and use a licensee data system shared by all member states; grant the commission rulemaking power; designate oversight, dispute resolution, and enforcement authority under the compact; fix the effective date of the compact as the date the tenth member state enacts the compact into law; establish the construction, binding effect, and severability of the sections of the compact; amend KRS 319A.140 and 319A.180 to include compact licensure as a means to practice occupational therapy.
Index Headings of Original Version Disabilities and the Disabled - Occupational therapist licensing, interstate compact
Health and Medical Services - Occupational therapist licensing, interstate compact
Licensing - Occupational therapist, interstate compact
Occupations and Professions - Occupational therapist licensing, interstate compact
Physicians and Practitioners - Occupational therapist licensing, interstate compact
Background Checks - Occupational therapist licensing, interstate compact
Compacts, Interstate - Occupational therapist licensing
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

Top | Amendments
01/05/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/14/22
  • taken from Committee on Committees (H)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Committee on Committees (H)
  • to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (H)
03/21/22
  • taken from Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (H)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (H)
03/23/22
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1)
  • taken from Rules
  • placed in the Orders of the Day
  • 3rd reading, passed 93-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
03/24/22
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
  • taken from Committee on Committees (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Committee on Committees (S)
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
03/25/22
  • taken from Health & Welfare (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Health & Welfare (S)
03/29/22
  • reported favorably, to Rules as a consent bill
03/30/22
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 30, 2022
  • 3rd reading, passed 36-0
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/08/22
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 164)

Proposed Amendments

Top | Actions
Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; give the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Occupational Therapy 60 days to review a rule adopted by the interstate commission for the purpose of filing the rule as an emergency administrative regulation; prohibit use of the general fund to finance the interstate commission; add occupational therapy assistants to those who may be licensed by the state board for a compact privilege.
Index Headings Disabilities and the Disabled - Occupational therapy interstate compact, applicability to state government
Health and Medical Services - Occupational therapy interstate compact, applicability to state government
Licensing - Occupational therapy interstate compact, applicability to state government
Occupations and Professions - Occupational therapy interstate compact, applicability to state government
Physicians and Practitioners - Occupational therapy interstate compact, applicability to state government
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Interstate occupational therapy compact, commission rules, state adoption
Compacts, Interstate - Occupational therapist licensing

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