Hawaii Legislation

Measure Title: HB 2739 HD 1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
Report Title: Health; Our Care, Our Choice Act
Description: Establishes a regulated process under which an adult resident of the State with a medically confirmed terminal disease and less than six months to live may choose to obtain a prescription for medication to end the patient’s life. Imposes criminal sanctions for tampering with a patient’s request for a prescription or coercing a patient to request a prescription. (HB2739 HD1)

ACTION ITEMS:

3/1/2018 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1; placed on the calendar for Third Reading with Representative(s) DeCoite, Har, Matsumoto, Woodson voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Aquino, Cachola, Choy, Cullen, Johanson, Kong, McDermott, Quinlan, Tupola, Ward voting no (10) and Representative(s) McKelvey, Tokioka, Yamane excused (3).

BILL IS EXPECTED TO BE VOTED ON IN THE FULL HOUSE ON TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2018. 

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