Kentucky Governor Brashear Signs 13 New Laws Effective

TwoSq Media

4/1/2022

Kentucky's, General Assembly conducts its active meeting session from January 4, 2022, through on April 14, 2022. The bills covered education, healthcare, and state employee members of the military.

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Laws:

Senate Bill 9 - early literacy education and emergency declaration

Senate Bill 151 - provisos more time for students to eat breakfast in school

Senate Bill 94 - extends Work-Ready scholarship to people with intellectual disabilities

House Bill 275 - provisions for CPA licensure

House Bill 317 - seeking benefit of insured, for insurers to accept contributions toward insured's premium

House Bill 95 - related to selling and fitting of hearing instruments

House Joint Resolution 28 - mandate for Medicaid to receive instruction from Medicare (federal) on digital therapeutics

House Bill 442 - authorization of ambulance to install newborn safety devices

House Bill 370 - regulation of health care trade practices

House Bill 345 - improves leave benefits for employees who serve in the military.

House Bill 500 - provides clarity for private sales of barrels of bourbon

House Bill 506 - provides professional employment services to be registered with state, and under regulation

Senate Bill 158 - Finance and Administration Cabinet and the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to be reorganized for efficiency

It is expected that several more bills will be signed in this first half of the year, as the General Assembly prepares to adjourn on April 14th, 2022.

A bill of popularity among many Kentuckians is House Bill 136. According to WLKY News, the medical marijuana bill, allows providers to prescribe marijuana for cancer, chronic pain, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, and nausea. The bill prohibits the smoking of marijuana but would allow other forms of consumption, such as edibles, oils and pills.

Source:

Kentucky Governor's Office

WLKY News

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