published on the web as approved by the University Hospital Committee, and made available to all medical staff and license independent practitioners.
ARTICLE XIX RULES AND REGULATIONS
The medical staff shall adopt such rules and regulations as may be necessary to implement more specifically the general principles found within these Bylaws, subject to the approval of the University Hospital Committee. These shall relate to the proper conduct of medical staff organizational activities as well as embody the level of practice that is to be required of each practitioner in the Hospital. Such rules and regulations shall be a part of these Bylaws, except that they may be amended or repealed at any regular meeting of the Medical Staff Executive Committee at which a quorum is present and without previous notice or at any special meeting on notice by a two-thirds vote of those present of the active medical staff. Such changes shall become effective when approved by the University Hospital Committee.
If there is a conflict between the Medical Staff Bylaws and the Rules and Regulations, the Medical Staff Bylaws shall prevail.
ARTICLE XX AMENDMENTS
Neither the Medical Staff Executive Committee, acting on behalf of the medical staff, nor the University Hospital Committee may unilaterally amend the Bylaws. These Bylaws may be amended after submission of the proposed amendment at any regular or special meeting of the Medical Staff Executive Committee. A proposed amendment shall be referred to a special committee, which shall report on it at the next regular meeting of the Medical Staff Executive Committee or at a special meeting called for such purpose. To be adopted, an amendment shall require a two-thirds vote of total Medical Staff Executive Committee members. Amendments so made shall be effective when approved by the University Hospital Committee, which has final legal authority, may be subject to the approval of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees.
Notwithstanding, nothing shall be deemed to limit the authority of the University Hospital Committee and Board of Trustees of the University, including the authority under the laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky to amend these Bylaws in order to comply with applicable law, including the Conditions of Participation for Medicare; in order to comply with accreditation requirements; and in order to avoid liability exposure for the Hospital and its medical staff.
Members of the medical staff shall be provided with copies of all material amendments to these Bylaws or will have access to these Bylaws, including amendments, on the website.
ARTICLE XXI ADOPTION
These Bylaws shall be adopted at any regular or special meeting of the Medical Staff Executive Committee shall replace any previous Bylaws, and shall be come effective when approved by the University Hospital Committee and may be subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees.
Approved by the Hospital Medical Staff Executive Committee: April 25, 2000
Approved by the Hospital Board of Directors (nka University Hospital Committee): May 2, 2000
Approved by the University Board of Trustees: June 19, 2001
Revised: November 28, 2000
Reviewed and Revised by Hospital Medical Staff Executive Committee: , 2005
Reviewed and Revised by the University Hospital Committee: , 2005
Reviewed and Revised by the University Board of Trustees:                        ,2005
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