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2018 Senate Bill 827: Require school file-and-notice system for child do-not-resuscitate and "comfort or care measure" orders
Introduced by Sen. Rick Jones (R) on February 15, 2018
To require school districts to develop a filing and notice system for do-not-resuscitate orders for children and revocations of do-not-resuscitate orders, and also for "comfort or care measure" orders, defined a treatment “to ensure the pupil's mental or physical comfort” that does not include treatment that attempts to prolong a pupil's life. See also Senate Bill 784.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on February 15, 2018
Reported in the Senate on February 22, 2018
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on June 12, 2018
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 12, 2018
Passed 36 to 0 in the Senate on June 12, 2018.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To require school districts to develop a filing and notice system for children's do-not-resuscitate orders, physician orders for scope of treatment (POST) forms, and "comfort or care measure" orders, defined a treatment “to ensure the pupil's mental or physical comfort” that does not include treatment that attempts to prolong a pupil's life. See also Senate Bill 784.
Received in the House on June 12, 2018
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on June 12, 2018

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