CS/SB 1470: Informed Consent
GENERAL BILL by Health Policy ; Book
Informed Consent; Requiring health care practitioners to obtain written informed consent from the patient or the patient’s legal representative in order to perform examinations on or provide medical care or treatment to the patient, with exceptions; requiring the attending health care practitioner to inform the patient of specified information and to document specified information in the patient’s medical record under certain circumstances; providing for disciplinary action against attending health care practitioners or supervising medical educators who fail to comply with certain provisions, etc.
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Judiciary, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 698 (Ch. 2020-31)
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- Health Policy (HP)
- Judiciary (JU)
- Rules (RC)
• Referred to Health Policy; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 108
• Introduced -SJ 108
• On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 02/18/20, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
• CS by Health Policy; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 346
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Judiciary
• CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 352
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 698 (Ch. 2020-31)
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