Title: Amend Arkansas Physician Order for Life-Sustaining Treatment Act
Summary: This bill weakens end-of-life care by allowing healthcare workers who are not physicians to complete Physician Order for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) forms and inadvertently prevented consulting physicians from completing POLST forms with patients. Family Council Action Committee supports protecting life from conception to natural death and opposed this bill. Outcome: The House defeated the bill by a vote of 38-48.
Outcome: Failed to Pass
* This legislator is not currently in office.