02RS HB840


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HB 840/FN (BR 2656) - K. Stein

     AN ACT relating to the Kentucky Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program.
     Create a new section of KRS 216.537 to 216.590 to require the Cabinet for Health Services to upgrade, subject to available funding, the status of a long-term care ombudsman from part-time to full-time to ensure that there is at least 1 full-time long-term care ombudsman in each area development district and 1 full-time long-term care ombudsman for each 2,000 nursing home residents in Kentucky.

     Mar 4-introduced in House
     Mar 5-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Mar 18-posted in committee; posting waived
     Mar 21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 22-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 29-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, April 1, 2002
     Apr 1-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)

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