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SB 2128: Withholding Nutrition or Hydration


Withholding Nutrition or Hydration; creates "Starvation & Dehydration of Persons with Disabilities Prevention Act"; declares that incompetent person is presumed to have directed health care providers to provide necessary nutrition & hydration to sustain life; prohibits court, proxy, or surrogate from withholding or withdrawing nutrition or hydration except under specified circumstances, etc. Creates 765.601-.604; amends 765.106,.107,.204,.305,.401,.404.

Effective Date: Upon becoming law
Last Action: 5/6/2005 Senate - Died in Committee on Health Care
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/7/2005 Senate • Filed
3/16/2005 Senate • Introduced, referred to Health Care; Judiciary -SJ 00207
5/6/2005 Senate • Died in Committee on Health Care