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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 363

 

January Session, 2013

 

LCO No. 1848

   

Referred to Committee on PUBLIC HEALTH

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. AYALA, 23rd Dist.

 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN OBESE PATIENTS' BILL OF RIGHTS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That chapter 368v of the general statutes be amended to establish an obese patients' bill of rights to direct hospitals concerning health care for obese patients.

Statement of Purpose:

To provide a standard of care for persons who are obese and in need of health care services.