House Bill 459

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/15/24: delivered to Governor
Title AN ACT relating to health care workers.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1872
Sponsors K. Moser, R. Raymer, S. Bratcher, B. Chester-Burton, S. Dietz, B. McCool, J. Nemes, R. Palumbo, K. Timoney, W. Williams
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 314.042 to create the provisional advanced practice registered nurse applicant license; amend KRS 314.121 to require APRNs and registered nurses experienced in long-term care on the Board of Nursing; amend KRS 314.131 to allow the exective director of the Board of Nursing to hire officers and other personnel with the approval of the board; and repeal KRS 314.193, which creates the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Council.
Index Headings of Original Version Licensing - Advanced practice registered nurse, provisional license
Nurses - Advanced practice registered nurse, provisional license
Nurses - Board of Nursing, membership
Occupations and Professions - Board of Nursing, membership
Boards and Commissions - Board of Nursing, membership
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
Votes Vote History

Actions

Top | Amendments
02/02/24
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
02/15/24
  • to Health Services (H)
02/29/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
03/01/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/05/24
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 06, 2024
03/06/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 96-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
03/07/24
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/11/24
  • to Health Services (S)
03/22/24
  • floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute , floor amendment (1-title) filed to bill
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
03/25/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules as a consent bill
03/26/24
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 27, 2024
03/27/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 36-0 with Committee Substitute (1), Floor Amendment (2) and Floor Amendment (1-title)
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
03/28/24
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (1), Floor Amendment (2) and Floor Amendment (1-title)
04/15/24
  • House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1), Floor Amendment (2) and Floor Amendment (1-title)
  • passed 95-0
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor

Proposed Amendments

Top | Actions
Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; amend how appointments to the Board of Nursing are made; remove the bachelor's and associate's degree designation for the four nurse educators who will sit on the board.
Index Headings Licensing - Advanced practice registered nurse, provisional license
Nurses - Advanced practice registered nurse, provisional license
Nurses - Board of Nursing, membership
Occupations and Professions - Board of Nursing, membership
Boards and Commissions - Board of Nursing, membership

Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; amend KRS 314.073 to require nurse licensees to complete continuing medical education courses on treating Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia; allow graduating student practitioners to submit course curriculum on Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia towards the continuing education requirements.
Index Headings Diseases - Alzheimer's disease, dementia, continuing medical education, nurses
Diseases - Board of Nursing, membership
Licensing - Advanced practice registered nurse, provisional license
Licensing - Nurses, continuing medical education
Nurses - Advanced practice registered nurse, provisional license
Nurses - Alzheimer's disease, dementia, continuing medical education
Nurses - Board of Nursing, membership
Occupations and Professions - Nurses, continuing medication education
Boards and Commissions - Board of Nursing, membership
Dementia - Alzheimer's disease, continuing medical education, nurses

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor S. Funke Frommeyer
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 459/GA

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor S. Funke Frommeyer
Summary Amend KRS 311.844 to require physician assistants to complete continuing education courses on treating Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
Index Headings Diseases - Alzheimer's disease, dementia, continuing education, physician assistants
Licensing - Physician assistants, continuing education
Physicians and Practitioners - Physician assistants, Alzheimer's disease, continuing education
Dementia - Alzheimer's disease, dementia continuing education, physician assistants

Last updated: 4/16/2024 4:33 PM (EDT)