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SB 474: Physician Orders for Life-sustaining Treatment

GENERAL BILL by Brandes

Physician Orders for Life-sustaining Treatment; Establishing the Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Program within the Department of Health; requiring the Agency for Health Care Administration to establish and maintain a database of compassionate and palliative care plans by a specified date; authorizing specified personnel to withhold or withdraw cardiopulmonary resuscitation if presented with a POLST form that contains an order not to resuscitate the patient; requiring the Department of Elderly Affairs, in consultation with the agency, to adopt by rule procedures for the implementation of POLST forms in hospice care, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 2/9/2018 Senate - On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 02/14/18, 4:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    10/10/2017 Senate • Filed
    10/25/2017 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 38
    1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 38
    1/11/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 01/16/18, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
    1/16/2018 Senate • Favorable by Health Policy; YEAS 6 NAYS 2 -SJ 161
    1/17/2018 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services -SJ 161
    2/9/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 02/14/18, 4:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed

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  • SB 474, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 10/10/2017 at 12:42 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Health Policy (Pre-Meeting) 1/12/2018 (pdf)
    Health Policy (Post-Meeting) 1/16/2018 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (Pre-Meeting) 2/13/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 476 (c1) Public Records/Compassionate and Palliative Care Plans/Agency for Health Care Administration Brandes Linked Last Action: 1/19/2018 S Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability -SJ 162
    H 1339 Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment Pigman Similar Last Action: 1/12/2018 H Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 340
    H 1341 Pub. Rec./Clearinghouse for Compassionate and Palliative Care Plans Pigman Compare Last Action: 1/12/2018 H Referred to Health Innovation Subcommittee; Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 340

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    156796 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
    (Brandes)
    2/13/2018
    4:59 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/14/2018
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    1/16/2018 4:00 PM Health Policy 6 Yeas - 2 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (12)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    400.142 Emergency medication kits; orders not to resuscitate. Page 14 (pdf)
    400.487 Home health service agreements; physician’s, physician assistant’s, and advanced registered nurse practitioner’s treatment orders; patient assessment; establishment and review of plan of care; provision of services; orders not to resuscitate. Page 15 (pdf)
    400.605 Administration; forms; fees; rules; inspections; fines. Page 17 (pdf)
    400.6095 Patient admission; assessment; plan of care; discharge; death. Page 18 (pdf)
    401.35 Rules. Page 18 (pdf)
    401.45 Denial of emergency treatment; civil liability. Page 19 (pdf)
    401.451 Page 4 (pdf)
    408.064 Page 12 (pdf)
    429.255 Use of personnel; emergency care. Page 20 (pdf)
    429.73 Rules and standards relating to adult family-care homes. Page 21 (pdf)
    456.072 Grounds for discipline; penalties; enforcement. Page 21 (pdf)
    765.205 Responsibility of the surrogate. Page 22 (pdf)

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