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SB 856, 82nd Regular Session
Relating to consent to certain medical treatments by a surrogate decision-maker on behalf of certain inmates.

Last action: Referred to Public Health

Author: Leticia Van de Putte
Coauthor: Bob Deuell

Companion:

HB 1128 (Identical)

Bill Analyses:
Introduced (Senate Research Center)

Subjects:
Corrections--Jails & Prisons
Health--Other Diseases & Medical Conditions
Malpractice--Professionals
Mental Health & Mental Retardation
MENTAL INCOMPETENCY
Probate--Guardians & Related Trusts

House Committee: Public Health (Lois Kolkhorst, Carol Alvarado, Garnet Coleman, Sarah Davis, Veronica Gonzales, R. D. "Bobby" Guerra, Susan King, Jodie Laubenberg, Elliott Naishtat, Charles Schwertner, Vicki Truitt, John Zerwas)
Senate Committee: Health & Human Services (Jane Nelson, Bob Deuell, Joan Huffman, Robert Nichols, Dan Patrick, Jose Rodriguez, Carlos Uresti, Royce West, Judith Zaffirini)
Minutes: April 26 2011 | May 3 2011

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