HB0498 (CH0657)

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Health Care Decisions Act - Advance Directives and Surrogate Decision Making - Disqualified Individuals

Sponsored by:

Delegate Hettleman


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 657

Synopsis:Prohibiting specified individuals from serving as a health care agent under specified circumstances; establishing a specified exception; prohibiting specified individuals from making decisions about health care for specified individuals under specified circumstances; requiring a person who obtains specified information that would prohibit an individual from serving as a health care agent or making health care decisions for a specified individual to provide the information to a specified health care provider or facility; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegate Hettleman
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0562
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
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Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Advance Medical Directives
Divorce -see also- Annulment
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Health Care Facilities -see also- Clinics; Hospices; etc
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Personal Representatives
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Protection Orders
Statutes:Article - Health - General
(5-602, 5-605)

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November 28, 2017 1:00 P.M.