House Bill 145

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Last Action to Judiciary (S)
Title AN ACT relating to a medical order for scope of treatment.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 846
Sponsors D. Watkins, J. Gooch Jr., D. Graham, R. Huff, M. King, M. Meredith, K. Sinnette, S. Westrom, B. Yonts
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 311.621 to define "medical order for scope of treatment"; create a new section of KRS 311.621 to 311.643 to permit the completion of a medical order for scope of treatment directing medical interventions; require the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure to promulgate administrative regulations to develop a standardized medical order for scope of treatment form; list the required contents of the standardized medical order for scope of treatment; amend KRS 311.623, 311.633, and 311.637 to add the medical order for scope of treatment.
Index Headings of Original Version Deaths - Medical order for scope of treatment, permit to direct medical interventions
Emergency Medical Services - Medical order for scope of treatment, permit to direct medical interventions
Health and Medical Services - Medical order for scope of treatment, permit to direct medical interventions
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Medical order for scope of treatment, permit to direct medical interventions
Nurses - Medical order for scope of treatment, permit to direct medical interventions
Physicians and Practitioners - Medical order for scope of treatment, permit to direct medical interventions
Aged Persons and Aging - Medical order for scope of treatment, permit to direct medical interventions
Proposed Amendments House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/07/14
  • introduced in House
01/08/14
  • to Health & Welfare (H)
01/21/14
  • posted in committee
01/23/14
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
01/24/14
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • taken from Rules
  • placed in the Orders of the Day for Monday, January 27, 2014
  • floor amendment (1) filed
01/28/14
  • floor amendment (2) filed
01/29/14
  • floor amendment (1) withdrawn
03/06/14
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (2) defeated
  • passed 86-7
03/07/14
  • received in Senate
03/11/14
  • to Judiciary (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor A. Wuchner
Summary Insert language to prohibit that the order's provisions from being used to cause the death of the patient or to engage in euthanasia by omission or commission.
Index Headings Deaths - Medical order for scope of treatment, permit to direct medical interventions
Emergency Medical Services - Medical order for scope of treatment, permit to direct medical interventions
Health and Medical Services - Medical order for scope of treatment, permit to direct medical interventions
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Medical order for scope of treatment, permit to direct medical interventions
Nurses - Medical order for scope of treatment, permit to direct medical interventions
Physicians and Practitioners - Medical order for scope of treatment, permit to direct medical interventions
Aged Persons and Aging - Medical order for scope of treatment, permit to direct medical interventions

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor J. Fischer
Summary Alter the medical orders form created by the bill to remove sections where a patient, surrogate or responsible party could direct the administration of fluids and nutrition; amend the heading of that section of the form to invalidate authorizations to deny nutrition and fluids unless death is imminent or the patient is unable to assimilate food or fluid.
Index Headings Deaths - Medical order for scope of treatment, permit to direct medical interventions
Emergency Medical Services - Medical order for scope of treatment, permit to direct medical interventions
Health and Medical Services - Medical order for scope of treatment, permit to direct medical interventions
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Medical order for scope of treatment, permit to direct medical interventions
Nurses - Medical order for scope of treatment, permit to direct medical interventions
Physicians and Practitioners - Medical order for scope of treatment, permit to direct medical interventions
Aged Persons and Aging - Medical order for scope of treatment, permit to direct medical interventions

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