HB202

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HB202
By Representative Weaver
RFD Health
Rd 1 11-JAN-18


SYNOPSIS:

Under existing law, an adult or a health care proxy for an adult may execute an advance directive for health care or do not resuscitate order.

This bill would create the Alex Hoover Palliative and End of Life Care Act.

This bill would provide for Palliative and End of Life Individual Health Plans to be created by school nurses in conjunction with the parents or guardians of a minor with a terminal illness.

This bill would provide immunity to individuals, physicians, and school employees who undertake to follow the directives of a Palliative and End of Life Individual Health Plan.

This bill would require the State Board of Education, in consultation with a task force, to adopt rules for administering Palliative and End of Life Individual Health Plans to be used in a school setting.

This bill would also establish a temporary task force under the supervision of the Department of Education to make recommendations for rules for administering Palliative and End of Life Individual Health Plans to be used in a school setting.

 

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