2012 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health
Sponsored By:
Delegates Hucker, Cullison, Hubbard, and Tarrant
Health - Palliative Care - Services and Education


Requiring hospitals with 50 beds or more to implement a palliative care program on or before a specified date; requiring palliative care programs to provide and facilitate access to specified information and palliative care services and to implement specified policies and procedures; requiring health care providers to provide information and counseling about palliative care options to specified patients and proxy decision makers under specified circumstances; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Bonnie Cullison, District 19
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Advance Medical Directives
Counselors -see also- Social Workers
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death.
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Electronic Government
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Physician Assistants
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Public Information

Bill affects the following Statute:

Health - General
( 19-2401 through 19-2404 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Health and Government Operations