02RS SB219


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SB 219 (BR 1989) - T. Buford

     AN ACT relating to the Kentucky Birth Surveillance Registry.
     Amend KRS 211.660 to require outpatient and laboratory records to be submitted by general acute-care hospitals and medical laboratories to the Kentucky Birth Surveillance Registry; amend KRS 211.665 and 211.670 to conform.


     SCS - Retain original provisions except: permit the Department for Public Health to require a general acute-care hospital to voluntarily keep a list of outpatients; require access to records be granted to Kentucky Birth Surveillance Registry personnel only if required or voluntarily participating in keeping a list of inpatients and outpatients.

     HFA (1, R. Damron) - Retain original provisions and amend KRS 199.520 to permit adopting parents and adult adopted children to obtain nonidentifying background information concerning biological parents and blood relatives of the adopted person.

     HFA (2/Title, R. Damron) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 20-introduced in Senate
     Feb 22-to Health and Welfare (S)
     Mar 6-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 7-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 11-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 13, 2002
     Mar 13-3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 14-received in House
     Mar 15-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-floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed ; 3rd reading, passed 93-0
     Apr 2-received in Senate; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 9-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 287)

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