02RS HB308


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HB 308/FN (BR 1480) - K. Stein, J. Jenkins, S. Nunn, T. Riner, S. Westrom

     AN ACT relating to sexual assault response.
     Amend KRS 216B.400 to permit reimbursement for sexual assault examinations to out-of-state nurse, hospital, or physician if the sexual assault occurred in Kentucky; amend KRS 314.011 to require sexual assault nurse examiner to maintain a current credential from the Board of Nursing; amend KRS 314.142 to require the Board of Nursing to promulgate an administrative regulation addressing procedures for obtaining input from the Sexual Assault Response Team Advisory Committee prior to proposing amendments to regulations; create a new section of KRS Chapter 403 to require the Governor's Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault to create a Sexual Assault Response Team Advisory Committee; specify membership and duties of advisory committee; and require advisory committee to make recommendations to the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.


     HCS/FN - Retain original provisions except clarify that the sexual assault examination includes basic treatment rather than basic emergency room treatment and clarify laboratory cultures and tests are not limited to tests for venereal disease of the victim.

     Jan 10-introduced in House
     Jan 11-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Jan 14-posted in committee
     Jan 17-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Jan 18-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, January 22, 2002
     Jan 23-3rd reading, passed 97-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in Senate
     Jan 25-to Health and Welfare (S)
     Feb 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 14-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 21-moved from Consent; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 26, 2002
     Feb 26-3rd reading, passed 36-0
     Feb 27-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 1-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 20)

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