922 KAR 1:150. "Baby Doe" administrative regulation

Link to law: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/922/001/150.htm
Published: 2015

      922 KAR 1:150.

''Baby Doe'' administrative regulation.



600.020(1), 620.030-620.040, 620.180, 42 U.S.C. 5101, 45 C.F.R. 1340.15


AUTHORITY: KRS 194A.050, 199.420, 620.180


FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: 42 U.S.C. 1397, "Block Grants for Social

Services - Title XX," authorizes grants to states for social services and

42 U.S.C. 510, Child Abuse Amendments of 1984, requires states to have in place

procedures or programs, or both, for accepting reports and taking necessary

remedial action to protect disabled infants with life-threatening conditions.

KRS 194A.050 authorizes the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to adopt

administrative regulations necessary to implement programs mandated by federal

law, or to qualify for receipt of federal funds and to cooperate with federal

agencies for the proper administration of the cabinet and its programs. The

function of this administrative regulation is to implement required procedures.


      Section 1.

Services and Treatment for Disabled Infants. The Secretary of the Cabinet for

Health and Family Services hereby adopts by reference 45 C.F.R. Part 1340 dated

April 15, 1985 as amended July 5, 1990, Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention and

Treatment Program, which sets forth the criteria for the protection and care of

disabled infants with life-threatening conditions. Reports of suspected medical

neglect of disabled infants shall be made immediately to the Department for Community-Based

Services and may be made by use of the "Hotline" number which is

1-800-752-6200. 45 C.F.R. Part 1340 may be reviewed during regular working

hours at the Office of the Commissioner, Department for Community-Based

Services, 275 East Main Street, Frankfort, Kentucky. (10 Ky.R. 1236; eff.

7-10-84; Am. 12 Ky.R. 74; eff. 8-13-85; 18 Ky.R. 1601; eff. 1-10-92; Recodified

from 905 KAR 1:150, 10-30-98.)
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