​​​​​​​​​On this page you will find:
  • Legal opinions
  • Information about administrative hearings
  • How to make an open records request
  • How to request bulk licensee data

Legal Opinions
Statutes and Regulations​

  • ​The laws and regulations applicable to nurses, dialysis technicians, and licensed certified professional midwives in Kentucky.
  • Material incorporated by reference in regulations promulgated by KBN 
  • Pending regulations approved by KBN for proposed promulgation 
May be found at the following Link: Laws and Regulations - Kentucky Board of Nursing​.

Information about Administrative Hearings

Open Records Requests

  • Residents of the Commonweath, as defined by KRS 61.872(1), may submit open records requests to:
    • Kentucky Board of Nursing, Records Custodian​
      312 Whittington Parkway, Suite 300
      Louisville, KY 40222
      ​​Fax: (502) 420-1542
      Email: ​KBN.ORR@ky.gov

    • Residents of the Commonwealth may submit open records requests on the form provided on the website of the Kentucky Office of the Attorney General

License Validation and Bulk Licensee Data Requests

Executive Action Relating to Medical Cannabis ​​

Governor Beshear signed Executive Order #2022-798 on November 15, 2022. The text of the order can be found here: https://governor.ky.gov/attachments/20221115_Executive-Order_2022-798_Medical-Cannabis.pdf. The order does not come into effect until January 1, 2023. Please remember that nurses are accountable to Kentucky Revised Statutes, Chapter 314 and Kentucky Administrative Regulations, Title 201, Chapter 20.


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