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2016 Regular Session
At the request of: (at the request of Senate Interim Committee on Judiciary)
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Bill Title: Relating to health care; prescribing an effective date.
Catchline/Summary: Establishes Advance Directive Rules Adoption Committee for purpose of adopting by rule form of advance directive to be used in this state.
Repeals statute setting forth current form of advance directive. Sets forth alternate form of advance directive that may be used in this state. Sunsets alternate form on January 1, 2020. For purposes of advance directive law, changes terms "attorney-in-fact" and "alternative attorney-in-fact" to "health care representative" and "alternative health care representative." Clarifies rights and privileges for health care representatives and alternative health care representative] representatives. Clarifies use of term "advance directive." Creates new term "form appointing a health care representative." Modifies means by which advance directive is executed. Becomes operative January 1, 2017. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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Current Location: In Senate Committee
Current Committee: Joint Committee On Ways and Means
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