2015 Kentucky Revised Statutes
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311.606 Medical association, hospital, or its medical staff to report actions taken
against licensed physicians -- Violations to be reported by physicians -Reports by court clerks.
In order to assist the board in the enforcement of KRS 311.595(20) and (21), any
professional medical association or society operating in the Commonwealth of
Kentucky, or any hospital or medical staff of said hospital located in the
Commonwealth of Kentucky, shall report all actions taken against a licensed
physician as described in KRS 311.595(20) and (21) to the board within thirty (30)
days of the final adjudication of said action together with all pertinent documents to
include but not limited to transcripts, pleadings and certified copy of the final order.
In order to assist the board in the enforcement of the provisions of KRS Chapter
311, any licensed physician who observes another licensed physician violating a
provision of KRS Chapter 311 shall submit a written report to the board, or to the
board and the concerned medical association or society, or to the board and the
concerned hospital or medical staff of the hospital within ten (10) days of observing
such a violation or obtaining other direct knowledge of such a violation; the report
shall contain the name of the licensed physician believed to be in violation of a
provision of KRS Chapter 311, a detailed account of the concerned actions, a list of
all other witnesses to said actions, and the name of the physician submitting the
All clerks of the Circuit and District Courts in the Commonwealth of Kentucky
shall report to the secretary of the board all criminal convictions of licensees that
may occur in their respective courts. The report shall contain the name of the
licensee, the sentence imposed against the licensee, and whether the sentence
imposed upon the licensee has been appealed.
Effective: July 15, 1994
History: Amended 1994 Ky. Acts ch. 265, sec. 15, effective July 15, 1994; and ch. 470,
sec. 15, effective July 15, 1994. -- Amended 1980 Ky. Acts ch. 188, sec. 256,
effective July 15, 1980. -- Created 1978 Ky. Acts ch. 107, sec. 10, effective June 17,
Legislative Research Commission Note (7/15/94). This statute was amended by 1994
Ky. Acts chs. 265 and 470, which were companion bills and are substantively
identical. These Acts have been codified together. For the few minor variations
between the Acts, Acts ch. 470 prevails under KRS 446.250, as the Act which passed
the General Assembly last.
CHAPTER 311 - PHYSICIANS, OSTEOPATHS, PODIATRISTS, AND RELATED MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS
311.606 Medical association, hospital, or its medical staff to report actions taken against licensed physicians -- Violations to be reported by physicians -- Reports by court clerks.
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