VA SB497 | 2008 | Regular Session
January 25 2008 - Senate: Stricken at request of Patron in Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N)
Definition of abused or neglected child; Abraham's law. Removes language specifying that a decision by parents or another person with legal authority over a child to refuse a particular medical treatment for a child with a life-threatening condition shall not be deemed a refusal to provide necessary care if (i) such decision is made jointly by the parents or other person with legal authority for the child and the child; (ii) the child has reached 14 years of age and is sufficiently mature to have an informed opinion on the subject of his medical treatment; (iii) the parents or other person with legal authority and the child have considered alternative treatment options; and (iv) the parents or other person with legal authority and the child believe in good faith that such decision is in the child's best interest.
Abraham's law; definition of abused or neglected child.
|2008-01-25||Senate: Stricken at request of Patron in Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N)|
|2008-01-09||Senate: Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services|
|2008-01-09||Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 080721286|
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