02RS SB185


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SB 185/FN (BR 2127) - D. Boswell, J. Denton, E. Harris

     AN ACT relating to intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded.
     Amend KRS 216B.015 to include a definition for "ICF/MR respite beds"; amend KRS 216B.020 to exempt ICF/MR respite beds from the certificate of need process; and amend KRS 304.17A-147 and 304.17A-1473 to conform.


     SCS/FN - Delete original provisions; create a new section of KRS Chapter 216B to provide that a certificate of need shall not be required for adding beds to intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded that need a level of care for no more than thirty days.

     HCS/FN - Retain original provisions, and provide that any beds designated for respite services under this section shall comply with all applicable state and federal licensure requirements for intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded.

     Feb 8-introduced in Senate
     Feb 11-to Health and Welfare (S)
     Feb 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 21-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 28-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 5, 2002
     Mar 5-3rd reading, passed 35-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 6-received in House
     Mar 7-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Mar 11-posted in committee
     Mar 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 15-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 20-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 21, 2002
     Mar 21-3rd reading, passed 95-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 22-received in Senate
     Apr 1-posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute for Monday, April 1, 2002; Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute ; passed 34-0
     Apr 2-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 9-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 286)

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