03RS HB26


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HB 26 (BR 206) - M. Marzian, R. Meeks, T. Riner, S. Westrom

     AN ACT relating to a consistent public policy for the provision of services to persons with disabilities and the frail elderly.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapters 48 and 205 to state a public policy providing rights and responsibilities to persons with disabilities and the frail elderly.


     HCS - Retain original provisions and add a new section to amend KRS 337.010 to exclude persons providing adult foster care services from the definition of employee under wage and hour requirements.

     SCS - Amend to provide for an expression of preferences, rather than rights, concerning individual independence, individual choice, education, a timely evaluation, appropriate community-based services, a high quality of care, and fiscally sound programs.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s))

     Jan 7-introduced in House; to Health and Welfare (H)
     Feb 7-posted in committee
     Feb 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 14-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 19-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 20, 2003
     Feb 21-3rd reading, passed 93-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 24-received in Senate
     Feb 27-to Health and Welfare (S)
     Mar 4-reported without opinion with Committee Substitute ; 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 5-2nd reading, to Rules; recommitted to Health and Welfare (S); reported favorably, to Rules as a Consent bill

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