HCR 44 (BR 1200) - J. Coleman, T. Burch, R. Damron, M. Marzian, S. Nunn
Direct the Legislative Research Commission to establish a thirty member task force to complete a study to identify the barriers to quality end-of-life care, identify strategies to improve access to quality end-of-life care that is based upon patients' and families' desires, identify ways to strengthen accountability to determine whether quality care is being delivered, and identify payment methods for delivering a seamless system of care; require a final report submission by September 1, 2001 to the Legislative Research Commission; and estimate the cost of task force staff services at $30,000.
HCR 44 - AMENDMENTS
SCS - Amend provisions of current resolution to clarify that task force is not to study or support health care provider assisted suicide or euthenasia, reduce membership of task force, provide that task force members to be selected by the Senate President and Speaker of the House, provide that resolution shall be void on January 1, 2002.
SCA (1/Title, A. Robinson) - Make title amendment
SFA (2, E. Tori) - Retain provisions of committee substitute, amend fourth WHEREAS clause on page 1, and delete the third and fourth WHEREAS clauses on page 2 in their entirety.
Jan 12-introduced in House
Jan 13-to State Government (H)
Jan 19-reassigned to Health and Welfare (H)
Jan 24-posted in committee
Feb 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Feb 2-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 3-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 4, 2000
Feb 7-3rd reading, adopted 80-12
Feb 8-received in Senate
Feb 10-to State and Local Government (S)
Mar 21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
Mar 22-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
Mar 24-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 27, 2000
Mar 27-3rd reading, adopted 32-4 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title), floor amendment (2); received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title), floor amendment (2)
Mar 28-House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title), floor amendment (2) ; adopted 81-10
Mar 29-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
Apr 7-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 394)