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2017 House Bill 4170: Authorize Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment form and procedures
Introduced by Rep. Jim Tedder (R) on February 7, 2017 To authorize a process for creating a standardized form for individuals to express their wishes regarding medical treatment and end of life care, which is called Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment (POST). This would be like the current Do Not Resuscitate form but with more details. This bill establishes an ad hoc committee to draft a form, procedures and more.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Health Policy Committee on February 7, 2017
Reported in the House on June 14, 2017 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 106 to 1 in the House on June 20, 2017.
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(same description)
To authorize a process for creating a standardized form for individuals to express their wishes regarding medical treatment and end of life care, which is called Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment (POST). This would be like the current Do Not Resuscitate form but with more details. This bill establishes an ad hoc committee to draft a form, procedures and more.
Received in the Senate on June 21, 2017
Referred to the Senate Health Policy Committee on June 21, 2017
Reported in the Senate on October 11, 2017 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on October 19, 2017
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on October 19, 2017

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