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2022 Other Legislative Item Senate Bill 008

Other Legislative Item Senate Bill 8 Strengthen Points of the Child Welfare System Summary SB 8 would establish new membership of the State Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board, expand the definition of fictive kin, expand Medicaid reimbursement eligibility for professionals who provide services at Children's Advocacy Centers, and more. This bill is supported by the Face It Movement. Status SB 8 is sponsored by Senator Julie Raque Adams. It [...]

By |2022-01-25T16:57:07-05:00January 25th, 2022|Bill Tracker|

2022 Other Legislative Item House Bill 226

Other Legislative Item House Bill 226 Support Early Literacy Education Summary HB 226 would would specify the Department of Education’s role in assisting local school districts with regard to reading instruction, supports, and interventions; require a local board of education to adopt and implement a reading universal screener and reading diagnostic assessment; permit a local school district to adopt a common comprehensive reading program for K-3; and more related to improving students’ [...]

By |2022-01-25T16:28:32-05:00January 25th, 2022|Bill Tracker|

2022 Other Legislative Item Senate Bill 095

Other Legislative Item Senate Bill 95 Prioritize Postpartum Care Summary SB 95 would require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to make information on postpartum depression and a postpartum assessment tool available; require birthing centers and hospitals to provide postpartum information to women, fathers, and family members; require health care providers providing postnatal care to women and pediatric providers to invite women to complete a postpartum assessment tool. Status [...]

By |2022-01-25T16:30:26-05:00January 25th, 2022|Bill Tracker|

2022 Other Legislative Item House Bill 315

Other Legislative Item House Bill 315 Support Broadband Deployment Fund Summary HB 315 would allocate funds to the Broadband Deployment Fund to improve internet connection of families and businesses. Status HB 315 is co-sponsored by Representative Brandon Reed and Representative Jason Petrie. It is awaiting a hearing in the House Appropriations & Revenue Committee. Awaiting Committee Hearing

By |2022-01-25T16:27:51-05:00January 25th, 2022|Bill Tracker|

2022 Blueprint Legislative Priority House Bill 012

Blueprint Legislative Priority Protect the Mental Health and Wellbeing of LGBTQ Youth House Bill 12 would prohibit mental health professionals from engaging in sexual orientation or gender identity change efforts with a minor. Review the Blueprint for Kentucky's Children policy priority fact sheet. Status HB 12 is co-sponsored by Representative Lisa Willner and Representative Kim Banta. It has been introduced in the House and is awaiting committee assignment. Awaiting Committee [...]

By |2022-01-25T10:09:26-05:00January 25th, 2022|Bill Tracker|

2022 Other Legislative Item House Bill 263

Other Legislative Item House Bill 263 Increase Penalties for Child Abuse Summary HB 263 would increase penalties if the victim of criminal abuse is under 12 years of age. Status HB 263 is co-sponsored by Representative C. Ed Massey and Speaker David Osborne. It has been introduced in the House and is awaiting committee assignment. Awaiting Committee Assignment

By |2022-01-20T11:06:39-05:00January 20th, 2022|Bill Tracker|

2022 Blueprint Legislative Priority House Bill 119

Blueprint Legislative Priority Promote a Safer, More Nurturing Learning Environment House Bill 119 would eliminate the use of corporal punishment in schools. Status HB 119 is co-sponsored by Representative Steve Riley and Representative Tina Bojanowski. It has been introduced in the House and is awaiting committee assignment. Awaiting Committee Assignment

By |2022-01-18T09:32:25-05:00January 18th, 2022|Bill Tracker|

2022 Other Legislative Item Senate Bill 087

Other Legislative Item Senate Bill 87 Improve Dental Coverage Summary SB 87 would require the Department for Medicaid Services to adopt a minimum fee schedule for covered dental services and require that managed care organizations reimburse eligible dental service providers in an amount at least equal to the fee-for-service rate for the same covered service Status SB 87 is sponsored by Senator Ralph Alvarado. It is awaiting a hearing in [...]

By |2022-01-25T16:26:55-05:00January 17th, 2022|Bill Tracker|

2022 Other Legislative Item House Bill 131

Other Legislative Item House Bill 131 Ensure Affordable Housing Summary HB 131 would permit the governing body of a consolidated local government to enact rent control ordinances in a development area. Status HB 131 is sponsored by Representative Attica Scott. It has been introduced in the House and is awaiting committee assignment. Awaiting Committee Assignment

By |2022-01-17T16:23:42-05:00January 17th, 2022|Bill Tracker|

2022 Other Legislative Item Senate Bill 009

Other Legislative Item Senate Bill 9 Support Early Literacy Education Summary SB 9 would specify the Department of Education's role in assisting local school districts with regard to reading instruction, supports, and interventions; require a local board of education to adopt and implement a reading universal screener and reading diagnostic assessment; permit a local school district to adopt a common comprehensive reading program for K-3; and more related to improving students' literacy [...]

By |2022-01-20T10:58:51-05:00January 17th, 2022|Bill Tracker|
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