House Bill 777

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/08/22: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 126)
Title AN ACT relating to emergency medical services.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 126
Current/Final
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Actuarial Analysis
Additional Fiscal Impact Statements Exist
Bill Request Number 303
Sponsors K. Fleming, K. Moser, M. Hart, W. Lawrence
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 311A.015 to create the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services as an independent agency of state government; change membership of the board; amend KRS 311A.020 to change complaint investigations of ambulance services; delete language relating to transfer of the board to the Kentucky Community and Technical College System; amend KRS 311A.025 to permit hospitals exempt from certificate of need to provide transport services; amend KRS 311A.030 require distinguishing between emergency-only transportation and scheduled ambulance transportation; amend KRS 311.035 to require the board to carry out functions; amend KRS 311A.055 to make technical corrections and add complaint action language; amend KRS 311A.190 to require the board to publish a report; add compliance with HIPAA; require the board to give the Cabinet for Health and Family Services access to all data; create a new section of KRS Chapter 216B to require the Cabinet for Health and Family services to investigate and hold hearings on ambulance complaints; amend KRS 216B.020 to add conditions for ambulance services to be exempt from certificate of need; amend KRS 216B.095 to conform; amend KRS 189.910 to add vehicles operated by organ procurement organizations to the definition of emergency vehicles; amend KRS 189.940 to add vehicles operated by organ procurement organizations; amend KRS 324B.030 to add the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services to the Department of Professional Licensing; create a new section of KRS Chapter 311A to require the transfer of all board employees, funds, and equipment of the board from the Kentucky Community and Technical College System; make provisions for employee retirement transfer; amend KRS 61.510 to conform; amend KRS 205.590 to establish a new technical advisory committee on emergency medical services; establish membership; add noncodified sections to set board appointments and term limits; set effective date of transfer of the board of September 1, 2022; require the board to establish a special committee to study the board’s problems and make recommendations by December 1, 2022; permit the board and the cabinet to promulgate emergency regulations to implement changes; create a legislative task force to study the provision of emergency medical services in Kentucky; require findings and recommendations by December 1, 2022.
Index Headings of Original Version Actuarial Analysis - Board of emergency Medical Services, transfer from KCTCS, advisory committee
Education, Finance - Board of Emergency Medical Services, transfer of responsibilities from KCTCS
Education, Higher - Board of Emergency Medical Services, transfer of responsibilities from KCTCS
Emergency Medical Services - Board of Emergency Medical Services, transfer of responsibilities from KCTCS
Emergency Medical Services - Technical advisory committee, creation
Firefighters and Fire Departments - Emergency medical services technical advisory committee
Health and Medical Services - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, data
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Ambulance services, certificate of need exemption
Personnel and Employment - Board of Emergency Medical Services, transfer of responsibilities from KCTCS
Public Health - Emergency medical services technical advisory committee
Public Medical Assistance - Technical advisory committee, emergency medical services
Retirement and Pensions - Board of Emergency Medical Services, transfer of responsibilities from KCTCS
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, data
Studies Directed - Emergency medical services, legislative task force
Public Safety - Emergency medical services technical advisory committee
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Board of Emergency Medical Services, promulgation
Cities - Ambulance services, certificate of need exemption
Counties - Ambulance services, certificate of need exemption
Boards and Commissions - Emergency Medical Services, transfer from KCTCS
Reports Mandated - Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services, annual report to General Assembly
Advisory Boards, Commissions, and Committees - Technical advisory committee, emergency medical services
Task Forces, Legislative Branch - Emergency Medical Services Task Force, creation
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
Senate Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
Votes Vote History

Actions

Top | Amendments
03/01/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/02/22
  • to Health & Family Services (H)
03/03/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
03/04/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 07, 2022
03/07/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 77-15 with Committee Substitute (1)
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/14/22
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
03/17/22
  • taken from Health & Welfare (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Health & Welfare (S)
03/23/22
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1) as a consent bill
03/25/22
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 29, 2022
03/29/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 34-2 with Committee Substitute (1)
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
  • taken from Rules (H)
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
  • House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
  • passed 87-7
03/30/22
  • 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. 126)

Proposed Amendments

Top | Actions
Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statement Actuarial Analysis to House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retains original provision of the bill; remove repealer; remove trauma system oversight from the board; make technical corrections.
Index Headings Actuarial Analysis - Emergency Medical Services Task Force, creation
Education, Finance - Board of Emergency Medical Services, transfer of responsibilities from KCTCS
Education, Higher - Board of Emergency Medical Services, transfer of responsibilities from KCTCS
Emergency Medical Services - Board of Emergency Medical Services, transfer of responsibilities from KCTCS
Emergency Medical Services - Technical advisory committee, creation
Firefighters and Fire Departments - Emergency medical services technical advisory committee
Health and Medical Services - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, data
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Ambulance services, certificate of need exemption
Personnel and Employment - Board of Emergency Medical Services, transfer of responsibilities from KCTCS
Public Health - Emergency medical services technical advisory committee
Public Medical Assistance - Technical advisory committee, emergency medical services
Retirement and Pensions - Board of Emergency Medical Services, transfer of responsibilities from KCTCS
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, data
Studies Directed - Emergency medical services, legislative task force
Public Safety - Emergency medical services technical advisory committee
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Board of Emergency Medical Services, promulgation
Cities - Ambulance services, certificate of need exemption
Counties - Ambulance services, certificate of need exemption
Boards and Commissions - Emergency Medical Services, transfer from KCTCS
Reports Mandated - Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services, annual report to General Assembly
Advisory Boards, Commissions, and Committees - Technical advisory committee, emergency medical services
Task Forces, Legislative Branch - Emergency Medical Services Task Force, creation

Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statement Actuarial Analysis to Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provision of the bill; require notice to all cities and counties that a certificate of need proposal for an ambulance service by a hospital has been submitted; require response by affected parties within 30 days; state that certain ambulance service provisions related to certificate of need expire on July 1, 2026; retain effectiveness of actions take prior to July 1, 2026; add duty of the task force to review the need for the certificate of need process for ambulance services; add two members to the task force; permit additional task force members.
Index Headings Education, Finance - Board of Emergency Medical Services, transfer of responsibilities from KCTCS
Education, Higher - Board of Emergency Medical Services, transfer of responsibilities from KCTCS
Emergency Medical Services - Board of Emergency Medical Services, transfer of responsibilities from KCTCS
Emergency Medical Services - Technical advisory committee, creation
Firefighters and Fire Departments - Emergency medical services technical advisory committee
Health and Medical Services - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, data
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Ambulance services, certificate of need exemption
Personnel and Employment - Board of Emergency Medical Services, transfer of responsibilities from KCTCS
Public Health - Emergency medical services technical advisory committee
Public Medical Assistance - Technical advisory committee, emergency medical services
Retirement and Pensions - Board of Emergency Medical Services, transfer of responsibilities from KCTCS
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, data
Studies Directed - Emergency medical services, legislative task force
Public Safety - Emergency medical services technical advisory committee
Actuarial Analysis - Emergency Medical Services Task Force, creation
Actuarial Analysis - Board of Emergency Medical Services, transfer of responsibilities from KCTCS
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Board of Emergency Medical Services, promulgation
Cities - Ambulance services, certificate of need exemption
Counties - Ambulance services, certificate of need exemption
Boards and Commissions - Emergency Medical Services, transfer from KCTCS
Reports Mandated - Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services, annual report to General Assembly
Advisory Boards, Commissions, and Committees - Technical advisory committee, emergency medical services
Task Forces, Legislative Branch - Emergency Medical Services Task Force, creation
Sunset Legislation - Certificates of need

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