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Archive for February 2018

HB 4135 Passes, Gov. Desk Next

Today House Bill 4135 passed the Oregon Senate, 17-12, in a party line vote. While the authors’ stated intent was to update the advance directive, it also paves the way for healthcare representatives to remove access to food and water for vulnerable Oregonians with dementia and Alzheimer’s. “Oregonians should be able to trust their elected…

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HB 4135 Passes House, Scheduled for Senate Hearing

House Bill 4135, if signed into law, would endanger Oregonians with dementia and Alzheimer’s, allowing their healthcare representatives to remove their access to food and water. HB 4135 passed the Oregon House Friday, 35-25, split across party lines. It has been scheduled for a public hearing and work session in the Senate Judiciary Committee, tomorrow…

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