In honor of Play God Day, Follow Our Courts is looking at the new version of the End of Life Option Act, SB380, which took effect eight days ago.
Sen. Susan Eggman, who represents District 5, introduced the amendment, which does the following:
- Reduces the waiting period between the 1st and 2nd oral request from 15 days to 48 hours
- Eliminates the final attestation form
- Requires physicians who cannot or will not support patient requests to tell the patient they will not support them, document the patient’s request and provider’s notice of rejection in the patient’s medical record, and transfer the relevant medical record upon request
- Prohibits a health care provider or health care entity