Proposed H.B. No. 5986
Session Year 2013
 


AN ACT REQUIRING NOTICE TO REPRESENTATIVES OF CERTAIN PATIENTS CONCERNING HEALTH CARE DECISIONS.

To protect a patient who is incoherent, elderly or whose primary language is not English by requiring the patient's representative be informed of all decisions regarding the patient's care prior to taking action, except in cases of an emergency and provided the representative has furnished immediate contact information.

Introduced by:
Rep. Patricia Billie Miller, 145th Dist.

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 1/24/2013Referred to Joint Committee on Public Health

Co-sponsors of HB-5986

Sen. Toni Nathaniel Harp, 10th Dist.
Rep. Christina "Tita" M. Ayala, 128th Dist.

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