Advance medical directives; physician determining patient is incapable of making informed decision. (HB2334)

Introduced By

Del. Kris Amundson (D-Mount Vernon)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Advance directives; capacity determinations. Requires that at least one of the physicians or the licensed clinical psychologist making the determination that a patient is incapable of making an informed decision about medical treatment shall have completed a training program in capacity assessments approved by the Board of Medicine for this purpose. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/14/2009Committee
01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 094010412
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/23/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2334)
01/29/2009Incorporated by Health, Welfare and Institutions (HB2396-Bell)

Comments

Alison Hymes writes:

Incorporated into HB2396, Delegate Bell's health care decisons bill.