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HB 995: Palliative Care

GENERAL BILL by Clelland ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Berman ; Clarke-Reed ; Edwards ; Gibbons ; Hood ; Moskowitz ; Stewart

Palliative Care; Creates Palliative Care & Quality of Life Interdisciplinary Advisory Council & Palliative Care Consumer & Professional Information & Education Program within DOH; requires program to publish specified information; requires specified practitioners to provide seriously ill patients, upon request, with information about palliative care; requires specified facilities to comply with palliative care measures ordered by health care practitioners.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/2/2014 House - Died in Health Quality Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/19/2014 House • Filed
2/28/2014 House • Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Government Operations Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 85
3/4/2014 House • Introduced -HJ 85
5/2/2014 House • Died in Health Quality Subcommittee