SB 1606

  • Oregon Senate Bill
  • 2020 Special Session
  • Introduced in Senate Jun 26, 2020
  • Passed Senate Jun 26, 2020
  • Passed House Jun 27, 2020
  • Signed by Governor Jul 07, 2020

Relating to health care; and declaring an emergency.

Abstract

Prohibits hospital from conditioning admission or treatment, or suggesting that treatment is conditioned, on patient having POLST or executing advance directive or other instruction regarding administration, withholding or withdrawing of life-sustaining procedures or artificially administered nutrition and hydration. Requires hospital to permit presence of support person for person with disability in emergency department and during hospital stay under specified conditions. Allows hospital to impose conditions to ensure safety of patient, support person and staff. Authorizes civil penalty or revocation or suspension of license] for violations of specified provisions. Requires health care provider to immediately notify state protection and advocacy organization if, during state of emergency or public health emergency, person acting on behalf of patient with intellectual or developmental disability authorizes withholding or withdrawing of life-sustaining procedures or artificially administered nutrition and hydration or transfer of patient to hospice care or if patient is denied services, care, equipment or treatment based on crisis care guidance.] Requires notification to Department of Human Services case manager, if any, and state protection and advocacy organization] before withholding or withdrawing from person with intellectual or developmental disability life-sustaining procedures or artificially administered nutrition and hydration during state of emergency or state of public health emergency]. Creates unlawful practice of denying medical treatment or restricting or limiting allocation of medical resources to protected class or based on patient's race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability.] Declares emergency, effective on passage.

Bill Sponsors (17)

Votes


Actions


Jul 13, 2020

Senate

Effective date, July 7, 2020.

Jul 13, 2020

Senate

Chapter 20, 2020 Laws.

Jul 07, 2020

Senate

Governor signed.

Jul 07, 2020

House

Speaker signed.

Jun 30, 2020

Senate

President signed.

Jun 27, 2020

House

Rules suspended. Third reading. Carried by Prusak. Passed.

Jun 27, 2020

House

Rules suspended. Second reading.

Jun 26, 2020

House

Recommendation: Do pass.

Jun 26, 2020

House

Referred to The First Special Session of 2020.

Jun 26, 2020

House

First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.

Jun 26, 2020

Senate

Vote explanation filed by Boquist.

Jun 26, 2020

Senate

Rules suspended. Third reading. Carried by Gelser. Passed.

Jun 26, 2020

Senate

Rules suspended. Second reading.

Jun 26, 2020

Senate

Recommendation: Do pass with amendments. (Printed A-Eng.)

Jun 25, 2020

Senate

Public Hearing and Work Session held.

Jun 24, 2020

Senate

Referred to The First Special Session of 2020.

Jun 24, 2020

Senate

Introduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk.

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
A-Engrossed PDF
Enrolled PDF
Introduced PDF
Senate Amendments to Introduced PDF
J1SS Amendment -8 PDF

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