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2017 Legislative Session Recap

The 2017 Legislative Session is all but over. While we did not see either of our bills passed into law this year, progress was still made. Here is a recap of the events that took place. Jan 6- HB148, our House bill, was filed Jan 7- SB105, our Senate bill, was filed and sent to the Senate Health & Welfare committee. Feb 7- HB148 was sent to the House Health & Family Services Committee. KHBC leadership met with Rep. Addia…

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SB 105 in Licensing & Occupations 2/21/17

You can watch the recorded hearing from February 21 here. The majority of the meeting is on the topic of SB105. First, you testimony from KHBC, followed by opposing testimony from several members of the medical community. The end result was that the chair of the committee, Sen. Schickel, did not entertain a motion for a vote. He did, however, vow to work with us in the interim Tuesday, February 21, 2017 – 2:30pm EST Capitol Annex – Room 171 702…

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Lobby Day – What to Expect

We are so excited that you are joining us for Lobby Day in Frankfort on February 14. Below is information on what to expect. The basic goal for the day is to have our supporters meet face to face with as many legislators as possible. When you filled out the questionnaire to let us know that you are attending, you gave us your address. With that, we were able to look up your state senator and your state representative. Volunteers…

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