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HFA (1

  1. 1. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY AMENDMENT FORM 2005 REGULAR SESSION Amend printed copy of SB 122/GA On page 1, line 9, after "physician" by inserting ", dentist or dental surgeon"; and On page 1, line 13, after "physician" by inserting ", dentist or dental surgeon"; and On page 1, line 17, after "physician" by inserting ", dentist or dental surgeon"; and On page 1, line 23, after "Chapter 311" by inserting ", dentist or dental surgeon licensed under KRS Chapter 313"; and On page 1, line 23, after "absence of a physician" by inserting ", dentist or dental surgeon"; and On page 1, line 24, after "hospital" by inserting "or medical facility"; and On page 2, line 2, after "physician" by inserting ", dentist or dental surgeon"; and On page 2, line 10, after "physician" by inserting ", dentist or dental surgeon"; and On page 2, line 24, after "physician" by inserting ", dentist or dental surgeon"; and On page 2, line 26, after "physician" by inserting ", dentist or dental surgeon"; and On page 2, line 27, after "hospital" by inserting "or medical facility"; and On page 5, line 4, after "physician's" by inserting ", dentist's or dental surgeon's"; and On page 7, after line 3, by inserting the following: Section 8. KRS 311.876 is amended to read as follows: (1) A surgical assistant, a physician, dentist or dental surgeon practicing medicine or dentistry in this state, or any person usually present in an operating room, including a nurse Amendment No. Rep. Tim Feely Committee Amendment Signed: Floor Amendment LRC Drafter: Ann Seppenfield Adopted: Date: Rejected: Doc. ID: XXXXX Page 1 of 4
  2. 2. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY AMENDMENT FORM 2005 REGULAR SESSION Amend printed copy of SB 122/GA or surgical technologist, shall report relevant information to the advisory committee related to the acts of a certified surgical assistant in this state if, in that person's opinion, a surgical assistant has violated one or more provisions of KRS 311.890 or poses a continuing threat to the public welfare through practice as a surgical assistant. (2) A person who furnishes records, information, or assistance to the advisory committee under this section is immune from any civil liability arising from that action in a suit against the person brought by or on behalf of a surgical assistant who is reported under this section. Section 9. KRS 311.890 is amended to read as follows: (1) The board may revoke, suspend, deny, decline to renew, limit, or restrict the certification of a surgical assistant, or may fine, reprimand, or place a surgical assistant on probation for no more than five (5) years upon proof that he or she: (a) Has been convicted of a felony; (b) Has been convicted of a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude or conduct likely to deceive or defraud the public; (c) Has been granted a certificate upon a mistake of a material fact; (d) Has violated any provision of KRS 311.864 to 311.890; (e) Has become drug addicted; Amendment No. Rep. Tim Feely Committee Amendment Signed: Floor Amendment LRC Drafter: Ann Seppenfield Adopted: Date: Rejected: Doc. ID: XXXXX Page 2 of 4
  3. 3. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY AMENDMENT FORM 2005 REGULAR SESSION Amend printed copy of SB 122/GA (f) Has become a chronic or persistent alcoholic; (g) Has developed such physical or mental disability, or other condition whereby continued practice is dangerous to patients or to the public; (h) Has violated any order or the terms or the conditions of any order issued by the board; (i) Has engaged in, or attempted to engage in, practice as a surgical assistant under a false or assumed name; (j) Has willfully violated a confidential communication; (k) Has acted in a grossly negligent or willful manner which is inconsistent with practice as a surgical assistant; (l) Is unfit or incompetent to practice as a surgical assistant by reason of gross negligence or other causes, including but not limited to being unable to practice as a surgical assistant with reasonable skill or safety; (m) Has had a license or certificate to practice as a surgical assistant denied, limited, suspended, probated, or revoked in another jurisdiction; (n) Has engaged in conduct likely to deceive or defraud the public; (o) Has knowingly made or presented or caused to be made or presented any false, fraudulent, or forged statement, writing, certificate, diploma, or other document Amendment No. Rep. Tim Feely Committee Amendment Signed: Floor Amendment LRC Drafter: Ann Seppenfield Adopted: Date: Rejected: Doc. ID: XXXXX Page 3 of 4
  4. 4. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY AMENDMENT FORM 2005 REGULAR SESSION Amend printed copy of SB 122/GA relating to an application for certification; (p) Has exceeded the scope of practice of surgical assisting delegated by the delegating physician , dentist or dental surgeon; or (q) Has exceeded the scope of practice for which the surgical assistant was credentialed by the governing board of a hospital or licensed health care facility. (2) The board may impose a fine of up to five hundred dollars ($500) per violation as part of a disciplinary action and may require the surgical assistant to reimburse the board for all costs of the proceedings. Amendment No. Rep. Tim Feely Committee Amendment Signed: Floor Amendment LRC Drafter: Ann Seppenfield Adopted: Date: Rejected: Doc. ID: XXXXX Page 4 of 4

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