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There are three weeks left before our state lawmakers adjourn for the summer. Please contact your state representative today and ask him/her to vote NO on SB 3076.
Legislation known as Physician Orders For Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) would legalize a troubling end-of-life directive to be honored in health care facilities. When signed by a designated healthcare professional, the POLST document dictates whether to withhold or administer certain forms of medical treatment and care.
The bill, SB 3076, would change the POLST form from requiring a physician’s signature to requiring the signature of a “practitioner.” This means that …