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HB 1339: Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment


Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment; Establishes POLST within DOH; authorizes EMTs & certain health care professionals to withhold or withdraw cardiopulmonary resuscitation or other medical interventions if presented with POLST forms that contain orders not to resuscitate; provides specified health care providers & legal representatives with limited immunity.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died in Health Quality Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/8/2018 House • Filed
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 115
1/12/2018 House • Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 340
3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Quality Subcommittee