HB 354

  • Kentucky House Bill
  • 2022 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jan 25, 2022
  • Passed House Mar 11, 2022
  • Senate
  • Governor

AN ACT relating to prescriptive authority and making an appropriation therefor.


Amend KRS 314.042 to require that advanced practice registered nurses exempted from a CAPA-NS include certified nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwifes, and certified registered nurse anesthetists; allow the CAPA-CS to include limitations on drugs and amounts and requirements for the APRN to communicate with the physician before prescribing; 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 to confirm with the nursing board that the APRN's license is in good standing before prescribing without a CAPA-CS; set procedures for the nursing board's license review, including promulgation of administrative regulations; exempt an equivalently qualified out-of-state APRN from the CAPA-CS requirement to prescribe under licensure by endorsement; prohibit an APRN from prescribing controlled substances without a CAPA-CS until the board has completed its review and notified the APRN in writing; create a new section of KRS Chapter 194A to create the Controlled Substance Prescribing Boards Advisory Council within the Office of the Inspector General; establish membership of the board; require meetings to discuss matters relating to the prescribing on controlled substances; require annual report.

Bill Sponsors (43)

K. Fleming


T. Truett




Mar 29, 2022


to Licensing & Occupations (S)

Mar 14, 2022


to Committee on Committees (S)


received in Senate

Mar 11, 2022


floor amendments (4) and (5) filed to Committee Substitute


3rd reading, passed 84-8 with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)

Mar 09, 2022


posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 10, 2022


reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)


floor amendments (1), (2) and (3) filed to Committee Substitute

Mar 07, 2022


to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (H)

Jan 26, 2022


returned to Committee on Committees (H)


1st reading


taken from Committee on Committees (H)

Jan 25, 2022


to Committee on Committees (H)


introduced in House

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Current/Final PDF
Introduced PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Proposed House Floor Amendment 5
Proposed House Floor Amendment 4
Proposed House Floor Amendment 3
Proposed House Floor Amendment 2
Proposed House Floor Amendment 1
Proposed House Committee Amendment 1
Proposed House Committee Substitute 1


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