KY HB68 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 8 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-10 - to Health and Family Services (H)
Pending: House Health and Family Services Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Amend KRS 405.023 to establish that the KinCare Support Program shall include respite care for low-income fictive kin caregivers; amend KRS 605.120 to require the establishment and operation of the Kinship and Fictive Kin Care Program that will include monetary provisions for relative and fictive kin caregivers who have permanent custody of a child that shall be at a minimum $300 monthly per child through the age of 18; amend KRS 610.010 to conform; appropriate $17,500,000 in General Fund and $17,500,000 in Federal Funds in fiscal year 2019-2020 to the Department for Community Based Services for the Kinship and Fictive Kin Care Program.

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AN ACT relating to kinship and fictive kin care and making an appropriation therefor.



2019-01-10Houseto Health and Family Services (H)
2019-01-08Houseintroduced in House
2018-10-24HousePrefiled by the sponsor(s).


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