Senate Bill 146

Last Action 02/17/23: to Health Services (S)
Title AN ACT relating to the authority of local governments and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1338
Sponsor G. Williams
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 65 to permit a local government to exempt a health facility or health service from the certificate of need requirement if a need is demonstrated; require an exemption to be granted for the useful lifetime of any health facility established or equipment purchased; require health services provided under KRS Chapter 205 to be eligible for reimbursement for facilities or services under an exemption; exempt pain management, long-term care, abortion facilities, and ambulance services; limit opposition to an application for certificate of need; exempt facilities granted an exemption from application consideration; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Effective Dates, Emergency - Local governments, certificate of need, exemption
Health and Medical Services - Local governments, certificate of need, exemption
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Local governments, certificate of need, exemption
Local Government - Certificate of need, exemption
Public Medical Assistance - Health services, reimbursement
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, certificate of need exemption
Medicaid - Local governments, certificate of need, exemption
Cities - Certificate of need, exemption
Counties - Certificate of need, exemption


  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
  • to Health Services (S)

Last updated: 11/9/2023 3:03 PM (EST)