House Bill 95

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Last Action 03/29/22: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 46)
Title AN ACT relating to the selling and fitting of hearing instruments.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 46
Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 143
Sponsors W. Thomas, K. Banta, T. Bojanowski, C. Massey, R. Palumbo, P. Pratt, S. Santoro
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 334.020 to allow audiologists licensed under KRS Chapter 334A to engage in the sale and practice of fitting hearing instruments; amend KRS 334.030 to update the mailing address of the Kentucky Licensing Board for Specialists in Hearing; amend KRS 334A.020 to include selling or fitting of hearing instruments in the definition of "the practice of audiology"; create new sections of KRS Chapter 334A to establish requirements for any person engaged in the selling and fitting of hearing instruments; establish procedures for complaints against licensed persons; establish procedures for a client's right to cancel the purchase of a hearing instrument; require any person licensed to sell hearing instruments to maintain records of clients to whom a hearing device was sold for a minimum of three years; amend KRS 334A.040 to establish exemptions for persons licensed under KRS Chapter 334A.
Index Headings of Original Version Licensing - Audiologists, fitting of hearing instruments
Occupations and Professions - Audiologists, fitting of hearing instruments
Consumer Affairs - Hearing instruments, sale and fitting of
Votes Vote History

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12/02/21
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/04/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
01/13/22
  • to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (H)
01/19/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
01/20/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
01/21/22
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, January 24, 2022
01/24/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 90-0
01/25/22
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
01/27/22
  • to Licensing & Occupations (S)
03/08/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
03/09/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules as a consent bill
03/17/22
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 22, 2022
03/22/22
  • passed over and retained in the Consent Orders of the Day
03/23/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 37-0
03/24/22
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
03/29/22
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 46)


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