02RS HB302


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HB 302 (BR 1382) - R. Webb

     AN ACT relating to the Kentucky Board of Respiratory Care.
     Amend KRS 314A.110 to permit those who have held a registered or certified respiratory therapist credential to be eligible for mandatory certification; permit a respiratory therapist applying for mandatory certification who received his or her certified respiratory therapist credential or registered respiratory credential prior to July 1, 2002 to retain his or her respective designation; require a therapist who obtained his or her credential after July 1, 2002 to retain his or her respective designation if the therapist fulfills continuing competency program requirements; permit a therapist who receives his or her credential after July 1, 2002 to be designated solely as a respiratory care practitioner; amend KRS 314A.225 to set out the disciplinary actions the board may take and the grounds for such action; permit a person whose certification has been revoked to apply for reinstatement one year after revocation; designate that the surrender of a certificate does not serve to deprive the board of jurisdiction to proceed with disciplinary actions under this chapter; amend KRS 314A.010 and 314A.220 to conform.

     Jan 10-introduced in House
     Jan 11-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Jan 22-posted in committee; posting waived
     Jan 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 25-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, January 28, 2002
     Jan 28-3rd reading, passed 96-0
     Jan 29-received in Senate
     Feb 1-to Licensing and Occupations (S)
     Feb 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 27-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 6-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (S)
     Mar 28-taken from committee; to Rules (S)
     Mar 29-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 29, 2002; 3rd reading, passed 38-0
     Apr 1-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 8-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 237)

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