HB 1339: Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment
GENERAL BILL by Pigman
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.
Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died in Health Quality Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Introduced -HJ 115
• Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 340
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Quality Subcommittee
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