OR SB1606 | 2020 | 1st Special Session

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 12-5)
Status: Enrolled on June 26 2020 - 75% progression
Action: 2020-06-30 - President signed.
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]

Summary

Prohibits hospital from conditioning admission or treatment, or suggesting that treatment is conditioned, on patient having POLST or executing advance directive or other instruction regarding administration, withholding or withdrawing of life-sustaining procedures or artificially administered nutrition and hydration. Requires hospital to permit presence of support person for person with disability in emergency department and during hospital stay under specified conditions. Allows hospital to impose conditions to ensure safety of patient, support person and staff. Authorizes civil penalty or revocation or suspension of license] for violations of specified provisions. Requires health care provider to immediately notify state protection and advocacy organization if, during state of emergency or public health emergency, person acting on behalf of patient with intellectual or developmental disability authorizes withholding or withdrawing of life-sustaining procedures or artificially administered nutrition and hydration or transfer of patient to hospice care or if patient is denied services, care, equipment or treatment based on crisis care guidance.] Requires notification to Department of Human Services case manager, if any, and state protection and advocacy organization] before withholding or withdrawing from person with intellectual or developmental disability life-sustaining procedures or artificially administered nutrition and hydration during state of emergency or state of public health emergency]. Creates unlawful practice of denying medical treatment or restricting or limiting allocation of medical resources to protected class or based on patient's race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability.] Declares emergency, effective on passage.

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Title

Relating to health care; and declaring an emergency.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2020-06-26 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 56 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2020-06-26 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 27 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2020-06-25 - Senate - Senate Committee Do pass with amendments. (Printed A-Eng.) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-06-30SenatePresident signed.
2020-06-26HouseRules suspended. Third reading. Carried by Prusak. Passed. Ayes, 56; Excused, 4--Barker, Barreto, Clem, McKeown.
2020-06-26HouseRules suspended. Second reading.
2020-06-26HouseRecommendation: Do pass.
2020-06-26HouseReferred to The First Special Session of 2020.
2020-06-26HouseFirst reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.
2020-06-26SenateRules suspended. Third reading. Carried by Gelser. Passed. Ayes, 27; Excused, 3--Hansell, Linthicum, Olsen.
2020-06-26SenateRules suspended. Second reading.
2020-06-26SenateRecommendation: Do pass with amendments. (Printed A-Eng.)
2020-06-25SenatePublic Hearing and Work Session held.
2020-06-24SenateReferred to The First Special Session of 2020.
2020-06-24SenateIntroduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk.

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Bill Comments

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