Senate Bill 10

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/07/22: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 84)
Title AN ACT relating to nursing and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1037
Sponsors R. Mills, R. Stivers
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 314 to define "good standing"; amend KRS 314.041 and 314.051 to establish rules for registered nurses and licensed practical nurses from another state who want to practice in Kentucky; exempt nurses licensed in a nursing compact member state; issue a license by endorsement to international applicants who graduated nursing school and meet the requirements of the NCLEX examination or the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools International, Inc.; amend KRS 314.101 to allow nurses in good standing in another state to practice in Kentucky; amend KRS 314.111 to prohibit the Board of Nursing from restricting nursing school or nursing program student enrollment if the school or program has at least an 80 percent average pass rate for the NCLEX; describe nursing education levels needed to teach at various types of nursing programs; amend KRS 314.121 to limit nursing board members to three consecutive terms; make board appointments subject to confirmation by the Senate; require board appointments to include two members from each of the six congressional districts; limit board membership to include no more than six nurse educators; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Higher - Nursing schools, student enrollment
Effective Dates, Emergency - Nursing, education and licensing
Health and Medical Services - Nurse licensing, practitioners from other states
Licensing - Nurses, practitioners from other states
Nurses - Licensing, practitioners from other states
Occupations and Professions - Nurse licensing, practitioners from other states
Boards and Commissions - Nursing board, membership
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
House Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/14/22
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
02/23/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
02/24/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/25/22
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 01, 2022
02/28/22
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
03/01/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 36-0 with Committee Substitute (1) and Floor Amendment (1)
  • received in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/09/22
  • to Health & Family Services (H)
03/10/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
03/11/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 14, 2022
03/14/22
  • floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
03/23/22
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (1) defeated
  • passed 93-1 with Committee Substitute (1) and Floor Amendment (2)
03/24/22
  • received in Senate
  • to Rules (S)
03/25/22
  • posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute (1) and Floor Amendment (2)
03/29/22
  • Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute (1) and Floor Amendment (2)
  • passed 35-0
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/07/22
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 84)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; direct the nursing board to promulgate administrative regulations to establish temporary work permit requirements for a licensed practical nurse or registered nurse who is a graduate of a foreign nursing school and is pursuing licensure by endorsement; allow international nurse credentialing by other organizations recognized by the board.
Index Headings Health and Medical Services - International nursing applicants, temporary work permits
Licensing - International nursing applicants, temporary work permits
Nurses - International applicants, temporary work permits
Occupations and Professions - International nursing applicants, temporary work permits
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Kentucky Board of Nursing, international nursing applicants, temporary work permits
Boards and Commissions - Kentucky Board of Nursing, administrative regulations

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor R. Mills
Summary Remove restrictions involving the Nurse Licensure Compact for out-of-state nurse applicants; replace reference to "privilege to practice" with the term "temporary work permit"; designate nursing courses that may be taught by a master's degree nurse or a master's degree nursing student.
Index Headings Health and Medical Services - Nurses, out-of-state applicants
Licensing - Nurses, out-of-state applicants
Nurses - Out-of-state applicants, criteria for admission
Occupations and Professions - Nurses, out-of-state applicants
Compacts, Interstate - Nurse Licensure Compact, out-of-state applicants

Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; amend KRS 314.121 to replace a licensed practical nurse member of the Board of Nursing with a registered nurse member; make one registered nurse member also a certified registered nurse anesthetist; establish appointment procedures.
Index Headings Health and Medical Services - Board of Nursing, membership, nurse anesthetist
Licensing - Board of Nursing, membership, nurse anesthetist
Nurses - Board of Nursing, membership, nurse anesthetist
Occupations and Professions - Board of Nursing, membership, nurse anesthetist
Boards and Commissions - Board of Nursing, membership, nurse anesthetist

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor L. Willner
Summary Retain original provisions; remove Senate confirmation of board members.
Index Headings Health and Medical Services - Board of Nursing, membership, Senate confirmation
Licensing - Board of Nursing, membership, Senate confirmation
Nurses - Board of Nursing, membership, Senate confirmation
Occupations and Professions - Board of Nursing, membership, Senate confirmation
Boards and Commissions - Board of Nursing, membership, Senate confirmation

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor K. Moser
Summary Retain original provisions; increase members of the board to17 by restoring one licensed practical nurse member.
Index Headings Health and Medical Services - Board of Nursing, membership, licensed practical nurse, addition
Licensing - Board of Nursing, membership, licensed practical nurse, addition
Nurses - Board of Nursing, membership, licensed practical nurse, addition
Occupations and Professions - Board of Nursing, membership, licensed practical nurse, addition
Boards and Commissions - Board of Nursing, membership, licensed practical nurse, addition

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