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KARES Legislation Information

KARES Administrative Regulation

On June 13, 2013, the Cabinet for Health and Family Services filed new administrative regulation 906 KAR 1:190 to establish procedures for implementing KARES as a voluntary program. The regulation was adopted in December 2013.

KARES Administrative Regulation 

Find more information on Kentucky’s laws and regulations at the 
Kentucky General Assembly web page.

KARES Legislation

The Cabinet for Health and Family Services is pursuing House Bill 431 in the 2015 General Session.

Download a copy of HB 431   

Support KARES

If you support mandatory, fingerprint-supported state and FBI checks for new employees in long-term care settings, contact your state representatives and senators.

If you or a loved one receives services in a long-term care setting, encourage your provider to sign up for KARES.
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Last Updated 5/26/2015