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Administrative Regulations​​​ Notice​

Feb. 22, 2022

The Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual disabilities filed the following proposed administrative regulation amendments Feb. 21, 2022. View the amendments on the Legislative Research Commission website.

908 KAR 3:010 E and O - Patient's rights

Summary: This amended emergency administrative regulation incorporates the designation of an essential personal care visitor, as defined and established in SB 100, for a resident of an assisted-living community, long-term care facility or state-owned or -operated psychiatric hospital. The ordinary amended administrative regulation is identical to the above-​referenced regulation.

Written public comments on the emergency version may be submitted to the Office of Regulatory Affairs through April 30, 2022. Upon request to the Office of Regulatory Affairs ​by Apr. 21, 2022 a public hearing will be held Apr. 28, 2022, at 9 a.m. via Zoom.

Written public comments on the identical ordinary version may be submitted to the Office of Regulatory Affairs through May 31, 2022. Upon request to the Office of Regulatory Affairs by May 16, 2022 a public hearing will be held May 23, 2022, at 9 a.m. via Zoom.​