IN HB1317 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 4-1)
Status: Engrossed on January 31 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-02-10 - Senator Charbonneau added as second sponsor
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Health care advance directive. Allows an individual to make a health care advance directive that gives instructions or expresses preferences or desires concerning any aspect of the individual's health care or health information and to designate a health care representative to make health care decisions and receive health information for the individual. Consolidates definitions of "life prolonging procedures". Requires the state department of health to prepare a sample advance directive. Provides that the appointment of a representative or attorney in fact to consent to health care that was legally executed before January 1, 2023, is valid as executed. Adds cross-references. Makes conforming changes. Makes technical changes.

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Health care advance directive.


Roll Calls

2020-01-30 - House - House - Third reading (Y: 94 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2020-01-27 - House - House - Committee Vote (Y: 11 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2020-02-10SenateSenator Charbonneau added as second sponsor
2020-02-10SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Judiciary
2020-01-31HouseReferred to the Senate
2020-01-30HouseRepresentative Barrett added as coauthor
2020-01-30HouseSenate sponsor: Senator Koch
2020-01-30HouseThird reading: passed; Roll Call 134: yeas 94, nays 0
2020-01-29HouseAmendment #1 (Kirchhofer) prevailed; voice vote
2020-01-29HouseSecond reading: amended, ordered engrossed
2020-01-27HouseCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2020-01-23HouseRepresentative Hatfield added as coauthor
2020-01-14HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Public Health
2020-01-14HouseAuthored by Representative Kirchhofer

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