FL S0474 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Failed on March 10 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-03-10 - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


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.

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Physician Orders for Life-sustaining Treatment



2018-03-10SenateDied in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
2018-03-10SenateIndefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
2018-02-09SenateOn Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 02/14/18, 4:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
2018-01-17SenateNow in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
2018-01-16SenateFavorable by Health Policy; YEAS 6 NAYS 2
2018-01-11SenateOn Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 01/16/18, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
2017-10-25SenateReferred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations

Same As/Similar To

S476 (Related) 2018-03-10 - Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
H1339 (Similar To) 2018-03-10 - Died in Health Quality Subcommittee
H1341 (Similar To) 2018-03-10 - Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee

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