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SB 148, 65th R.S.
Relating to the Natural Death Act and a procedure for a person to provide in advance for the withdrawal or withholdings of medical care when the person has a terminal condition; providing certain immunities; making certain provisions as to the effect on insurance of the making of or carrying out a directive as defined in this Act; defining offenses and providing penalties; and declaring an emergency.

Last action: 90 Day Bill

Author: Ray Farabee
Sponsor: Jimmie C. Edwards III

Remarks: Recalled from Civil Matters S/C - 3/8/77. Subcommittee Members: Simpson, Brown, McFarland. Statement concerning 5/25/77, HJ pg. 3926.

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 1977, 65th R.S.,ch. 398, General and Special Laws of Texas

Companion:

HB 1714 (Identical)

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (House Study Group)

Subjects:
ADVANCE DIRECTIVES
Health--General
Health--Other Diseases & Medical Conditions
NATURAL DEATH ACT

House Committee: State Affairs ()
Minutes: April 13 1977 | May 9 1977
Senate Committee: Jurisprudence ()
Minutes: March 15 1977

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