KY SB132 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 5-3)
Status: Introduced on February 5 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-01 - recommitted to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
Pending: Senate Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Amend KRS 314.011 to allow designated advanced practice registered nurses certified in psychiatric-mental health nursing to prescribe up to two sequential refills for a 30 day supply of psychostimulants; amend KRS 314.042 to remove the one-year practice requirement before an APRN may prescribe controlled substances under a CAPA-CS; establish conditions for an APRN to prescribe controlled substances without a CAPA-CS after four years of controlled substance prescribing authority under a CAPA-CS; require an APRN whose license is in good standing to notify the nursing board when he or she will be prescribing without a CAPA-CS; prohibit any attempt to require or compel an APRN to maintain a CAPA-CS to prescribe after the four year threshold; exempt an equivalently qualified out-of-state APRN from the CAPA-CS requirement to prescribe under licensure by endorsement; require an APRN with less than four years of prescribing controlled substances to maintain a CAPA-CS until the four years are completed.

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AN ACT relating to the prescriptive authority of advanced practice registered nurses.



2019-03-01Senaterecommitted to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
2019-02-22Senatefloor amendment (3) filed
2019-02-20Senatefloor amendment (1-title) and (2) filed
2019-02-20Senate2nd reading, to Rules
2019-02-19Senatereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
2019-02-07Senateto Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
2019-02-05Senateintroduced in Senate


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