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HB 359 (BR 1406) - D. Watkins, T. Burch, M. Marzian, S. Westrom

     AN ACT relating to a medical order for scope of treatment.
     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.


     HCS - Amend provisions of the bill related to surrogates and responsible parties and when fluids and nutrition decisions are made.

     Feb 13-introduced in House
     Feb 14-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Feb 19-posted in committee
     Feb 21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 22-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 25, 2013
     Feb 26-3rd reading, passed 69-24 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 27-received in Senate
     Mar 4-to Judiciary (S)

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