2015 Kentucky Revised Statutes
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311.901 Administrative regulations for licensed athletic trainers -- Educational
requirements -- Kentucky Athletic Trainers Advisory Council.
The board shall promulgate administrative regulations in accordance with KRS
Chapter 13A relating to the licensure and regulation of athletic trainers. The
regulations shall include but shall not be limited to the establishment of fees and
continuing education requirements. The board shall require, as a part of any
continuing educational requirement, that persons licensed as athletic trainers
complete an educational course on the transmission, control, treatment, and
prevention of the human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immunodeficiency
syndrome. The course on the human immunodeficiency virus shall be approved by
the Cabinet for Health and Family Services.
There is hereby created the Kentucky Athletic Trainers Advisory Council,
composed of nine (9) members appointed by the Governor. The council shall review
and make recommendations to the board regarding all matters relating to athletic
trainers that come before the board, including but not limited to:
(a) Applications for athletic training licensure;
(b) Licensure renewal requirements;
(c) Approval of supervising physicians;
(d) Disciplinary investigations or action, when specifically requested by one (1) of
the board's panels established under KRS 311.591; and
(e) Promulgation of administrative regulations.
Except for initial appointments, members of the council shall be appointed by the
board for four (4) year terms and shall consist of:
(a) Five (5) practicing licensed athletic trainers who shall each be selected by the
board from a list of three (3) licensed athletic trainers submitted by the
Kentucky Athletic Trainers Society, Inc. for each vacancy;
(b) Two (2) supervising physicians;
(c) One (1) member of the board; and
(d) One (1) citizen at large.
The chair of the council shall be elected by a majority vote of the council members
and shall preside over meetings. The meetings shall be held quarterly. Additional
meetings may be held on the call of the chair or upon the written request of four (4)
Initial appointments shall be for staggered terms. Three (3) members shall serve a
four (4) year term, two (2) members shall serve a three (3) year term, two (2)
members shall serve a two (2) year term, and two (2) members shall serve a one (1)
Members of the council shall not be compensated for their service but shall receive
reimbursement for expenditures relating to attendance at committee meetings,
consistent with state policies for the reimbursement of travel expenses for state
A council member may be removed by the board for good cause or if he or she
misses two (2) consecutive council meetings without good cause.
(8) Upon the death, resignation, or removal of any member, the vacancy for the
unexpired term shall be filled by the board in the same manner as the original
(9) The quorum required for any meeting of the council shall be five (5) members. No
action by the council or its members shall have any effect unless a quorum of the
council is present at the meeting where the action is taken.
(10) The board shall not be required to implement or adopt the recommendations of the
Effective: June 24, 2015
History: Amended 2015 Ky. Acts ch. 113, sec. 8, effective June 24, 2015. -- Amended
2013 Ky. Acts ch. 30, sec. 2, effective June 25, 2013. -- Created 2006 Ky. Acts ch.
248, sec. 2, effective July 12, 2006.
CHAPTER 311 - PHYSICIANS, OSTEOPATHS, PODIATRISTS, AND RELATED MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS
311.901 Administrative regulations for licensed athletic trainers -- Educational requirements -- Kentucky Athletic Trainers Advisory Council.
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