Proposed S.B. No. 161
Session Year 2023
 


AN ACT REPEALING THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE PROBATE COURT ISSUE AN ORDER ALLOWING A PATIENT TO RECEIVE SHOCK THERAPY WHEN A PATIENT IS INCAPABLE OF GIVING INFORMED CONSENT.

To eliminate the requirement that the Probate Court issue an order for a patient to receive shock therapy when the patient is incapable of giving informed consent if the shock therapy is medically recommended.

Introduced by:
Sen. Saud Anwar, 3rd Dist.

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 Date Action Taken
 1/13/2023Referred to Joint Committee on Public Health

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