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 Capitol Ave, Frankfort, KY

SB105, our Senate bill to license Certified Professional Midwives, is scheduled to be on the agenda of the Senate Licensing & Occupations Committee on Tuesday, February 21st at 2:30pm EST.

We need everyone to SHOW UP! Bring everyone. Bring your kids. Bring the babies. Bring your grandma.

GET THERE EARLY! GET A SEAT! Arrive by 1:45pm and plan to be in the room no later than 2:00pm.

Driving and Parking Directions

In the meantime, you can be contacting members of the Senate Licensing & Occupations Committee and ask them to vote YES on SB105 to license Certified Professional Midwives.

and ask them to vote YES on SB105. Because Monday is a government holiday, e-mail, Twitter, and Facebook are the best options for making contact. Below are the names of committee members and some of their contact info.

See Committee Member List
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Sen. John Schickel (Boone)  @SenatorSchickel

Sen. Paul Hornback (Shelby, Henry, Trimble, Carroll, part of Jefferson)

Sen. Joe Bowen (Daviess, Hancock, McLean)  @KYJoeBowen

Sen. Tom Buford (primary sponsor) (thank him!)

Sen. Julian M. Carroll (Anderson, Franklin, Gallatin, Owen, Woodford)

Sen. Denise Harper Angel (co-sponsor, Jefferson) (thank her!)  @KYHarperAngel

Sen. Jimmy Higdon (Casey, Jefferson, Marion, Nelson, Spencer)  @SenatorJimmy

Sen. Ray S. Jones II (Elliott, Lawrence, Martin, Morgan, Pike)  @SenatorRayJones

Sen. Christian McDaniel (Kenton)  @kychrismcdaniel

Sen. Dan “Malano” Seum (Jefferson, co-sponsor) (thank him!)

Sen. Damon Thayer (Grant, part of Kenton, Scott)