SB 174 (BR 1951) - C. Borders
AN ACT relating to involuntary hospitalization.
Amend KRS 202B.021 to make technical change; amend KRS 202B.100 to require one of the examining professionals to be a qualified mental retardation professional and one to be a licensed practitioner with education and training in mental retardation and require one of the two be from a community setting and one an employee of a state-operated ICF/MR; amend KRS 202B.130 to require one of the examining professionals to be a qualified mental retardation professional and one to be a licensed practitioner with education and training in mental retardation and require one of the two be from a community setting and one an employee of a state-operated ICF/MR; amend KRS 202B.170 to permit a court to order the respondent to remain in current residence, an emergency placement designated by regional professionals, or an ICF/MR approved by the secretary and delete the option of placing the respondent in a hospital; amend KRS 202B.200 to add that a physical examination and a psychological examination to the documents required for admission to an ICF/MR; amend KRS 202A.028 to permit examination for involuntary hospitalization for mentally ill persons to be conducted by a psychiatrist if the individual has been hospitalized for at least 24 hours.
SB 174 - AMENDMENTS
SCS - Retain original provisions except require the petitioner to provide documentation that the person has moderate to severe mental retardation and permit the court to order an assessment if necessary; delete requirement for documentation of mental retardation to be provided to the ICF/MR.
SFA (1, C. Borders) - Retain original provisions except add requirement that the IQ document accompany the respondent to the placement, and delete Section 6 in its entirety.
HCS - Retain original provisions; create new sections of KRS Chapter 205 to define "aging caregiver"; create a centralized resource and referral center within the Department for Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services if federal, state, or other funds are available; design the center as a one-stop, seamless system to provide aging caregivers with information and assistance with choices and planning for long-term supports for individuals with mental retardation and developmental disabilities; establish the services to be provided by the center; require the center to operate a toll-free number during regular business hours and to post information regarding services on a Web site; require the center to use information technology to track services provided and to follow up with individuals served as needed; require the center to make resource information available to the support broker and any representative of an individual who is participating in a Medicaid consumer directed option; permit the department to contract with a private entity to carry out the responsibilities of the center; permit the center to provide services to individuals of any age who are caregivers of individuals with mental retardation or developmental disability; require the department to submit a report to the Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare regarding services provided prior to January 1, 2008.
HFA (1/Title, T. Burch) - Make title amendment.
Feb 9-introduced in Senate
Feb 13-to Health and Welfare (S)
Feb 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 16-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 21-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
Feb 22-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 23, 2006
Feb 23-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day; 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
Feb 24-received in House
Feb 28-to Judiciary (H)
Mar 10-reassigned to Health and Welfare (H)
Mar 14-posted in committee; posting waived
Mar 16-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute ; floor amendment (1-title) filed
Mar 17-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 20, 2006
Mar 21-3rd reading, passed 99-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1-title)
Mar 22-received in Senate
Apr 10-posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1-title) as a Consent Bill; Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1-title) ; passed 37-0; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
Apr 11-enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; delivered to Governor
Apr 21-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 195)