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Current Status of a Specific Bill or Resolution
2013 - 2014 Legislative Session

General Status:
Bill: S. 77  (ACT 0039)
 
Title: AN ACT RELATING TO PATIENT CHOICE AND CONTROL AT END OF LIFE
 
Sponsor(s): Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
 
Request: 13-0880
 
Legal Staff: Carbee
 
Bill Text:
 As Introduced:   Original Version 
 As Passed the Senate:   Official Version   Unofficial Version (without markup) 
 House Proposal of Amendment:   Official Version   Unofficial Version 
 As Passed Both House and Senate:   Official Version   Unofficial Version 
 As Enacted Into Law:  ACT039  Act Summary  
Detailed Status:
Status Header Location Full Status      (Green = Senate Status, Red = House Status)
  2/5/2013 SJ 17 P. 91   Senate floor action Committee bill read first time & placed on Notice Calendar per Senate Rule 48
  2/5/2013 SJ 17 P. 92   Senate floor action Rules suspended & taken up for immediate consideration, on motion of Senator Ayer
  2/5/2013 SJ 17 P. 92   Senate floor action Committed to Committee on Judiciary on motion of Senator Ayer
  2/12/2013 SC P. 78   Notice Calendar Entered on Notice Calendar
  2/12/2013 SC P. 78   Notice Calendar Committee Bill for Second Reading
  2/12/2013 SC P. 78   Notice Calendar Reported Adverse by the Committee on Judiciary
  2/12/2013 SJ 21 P. 120   Senate floor action Rules suspended & taken up for immediate consideration, on motion of Senator Campbell
  2/12/2013 SJ 21 P. 120   Senate floor action Read 2nd time
  2/12/2013 SJ 21 P. 120   Senate floor action Reported Adversley by Senator Sears for the Committee on Judiciary
  2/12/2013 SJ 21 P. 120   Senate floor action Recommendation, that the bill be rejected not agreed to
  2/12/2013 SJ 21 P. 120   Senate floor action Roll Call, requested by Senator Sears, Failed -- Needed 16 of 30 to Pass -- Yeas = 13, Nays = 17 Details
  2/12/2013 SJ 21 P. 120   Senate floor action Senator Hartwell explained vote
  2/12/2013 SJ 21 P. 120   Senate floor action Consideration postponed to 2/13/13 on motion of Senator Campbell
  2/13/2013 SC P. 85   Action Calendar Consideration postponed; Second reading
  2/13/2013 SC P. 85   Action Calendar Pending question: Shall bill be read third time?
  2/13/2013 SC P. 85   Action Calendar Recommendation of amendment to be offered by Senator Ashe
  2/13/2013 SC P. 86   Action Calendar Recommendation of amendment to be offered by Senator Sears
  2/13/2013 SC P. 86   Action Calendar Recommendation of amendment to be offered by Senator(s) Galbraith and Hartwell
  2/13/2013 SC P. 87   Action Calendar Recommendation of amendment to be offered by Senator(s) Hartwell, MacDonald, and Sears
  2/13/2013 SJ 22 P. 124   Senate floor action Consideration resumed
  2/13/2013 SJ 22 P. 124   Senate floor action Pending third reading, Senator(s) Ashe moved to amend bill
  2/13/2013 SJ 22 P. 125   Senate floor action Senator(s) Ayer moved to amend motion to amend offered by Senator Ashe, in the first instance, which was agreed to
  2/13/2013 SJ 22 P. 125   Senate floor action Senator Ashe requested & granted leave to withdraw 5th recommendation of amendment
  2/13/2013 SJ 22 P. 125   Senate floor action Recommendation of amendment, as amended agreed to
  2/13/2013 SJ 22 P. 125   Senate floor action Pending third reading, Senator(s) Galbraith and Hartwell moved to amend bill
  2/13/2013 SJ 22 P. 126   Senate floor action Senator Sears moved to amend motion to amend offered by Senator Galbraith and Hartwell, which was agreed to
  2/13/2013 SJ 22 P. 126   Senate floor action Point of order on ground of lack of germaneness raised by Senator MacDonald overruled
  2/13/2013 SJ 22 P. 127   Senate floor action Recommendation of amendment, as amended, agreed to on roll call requested by Senator Campbell, Passed -- Needed 16 of 30 to Pass -- Yeas = 16, Nays = 15 Details
  2/13/2013 SJ 22 P. 127   Senate floor action 3rd reading ordered on roll call, requested by Senator Fox, Passed -- Needed 16 of 30 to Pass -- Yeas = 21, Nays = 9 Details
  2/13/2013 SJ 22 P. 127   Senate floor action Senator White explained vote
  2/14/2013 SC P. 94   Action Calendar New Business/Third Reading
  2/14/2013 SJ 23 P. 131   Senate floor action Pending third reading, Senator(s) Rodgers moved to amend bill
  2/14/2013 SJ 23 P. 131   Senate floor action Recommendation of amendment by Senator(s) Rodgers, text
  2/14/2013 SJ 23 P. 144   Senate floor action Point of order on ground of lack of germaneness raised by Senator Sears overruled
  2/14/2013 SJ 23 P. 144   Senate floor action Senator(s) Cummings motion to substitute proposal of amendment; text
  2/14/2013 SJ 23 P. 145   Senate floor action Motion to substitute by Sen. Cummings for Sen. Rodgers amendment agreed to
  2/14/2013 SJ 23 P. 145   Senate floor action Roll Call, requested by Senator Sears, Passed -- Needed 16 of 30 to Pass -- Yeas = 16, Nays = 15 Details
  2/14/2013 SJ 23 P. 146   Senate floor action Read 3rd time & passed on roll call, requested by Senator Campbell, Passed -- Needed 16 of 30 to Pass -- Yeas = 22, Nays = 8 Details
  2/14/2013 SJ 23 P. 146   Senate floor action Senator Lyons explained vote
  2/19/2013 HJ 22 P. 175   In Committee Read First Time and Referred to the Committee on Human Services
  4/25/2013 HJ 58 P. 905   In Committee Committed to Committee on Judiciary by motion of Rep. Pugh of South Burlington
  4/30/2013 HJ 61 P. 1009   On Action Calendar Read Second Time
  4/30/2013 HJ 61 P. 1009   On Action Calendar Rep. Haas of Rochester reported for the committee on Human Services
  4/30/2013 HJ 61 P. 1022   On Action Calendar Rep. Waite-Simpson of Essex reported for the committee on Judiciary
  4/30/2013 HJ 61 P. 1026   On Action Calendar Report of the Committee on Human Services amended as recommended by the Committee on Judiciary
  4/30/2013 HJ 61 P. 1026   House of Representatives Rep. Koch of Barre Town moved to postpone action indefinitely, which was disagreed to
  4/30/2013 HJ 61 P. 1026   House of Representatives Roll Call Results Failed -- Needed 71 of 141 to Pass -- Yeas = 51, Nays = 90 Details
  4/30/2013 HJ 61 P. 1028   On Action Calendar Amendment as offered by Rep. Morrissey of Bennington disagreed to
  4/30/2013 HJ 61 P. 1028   On Action Calendar Amendment as offered by Rep. Gage of Rutland City disagreed to
  4/30/2013 HJ 61 P. 1031   On Action Calendar Amendment as offered by Rep. Bouchard of Colchester disagreed to
  4/30/2013 HJ 61 P. 1031   On Action Calendar Amendment as offered by Rep. Poirier of Barre City disagreed to
  4/30/2013 HJ 61 P. 1032   House of Representatives Roll Call Results Failed -- Needed 70 of 139 to Pass -- Yeas = 42, Nays = 97 Details
  4/30/2013 HJ 61 P. 1033   On Action Calendar Amendment as offered by Rep. Donahue of Northfield disagreed to
  4/30/2013 HJ 61 P. 1035   House of Representatives Roll Call Results Failed -- Needed 70 of 138 to Pass -- Yeas = 44, Nays = 94 Details
  4/30/2013 HJ 61 P. 1036   On Action Calendar Report of Committee on Human Services as amended agreed to
  4/30/2013 HJ 61 P. 1036   House of Representatives Roll Call Results Passed -- Needed 70 of 138 to Pass -- Yeas = 85, Nays = 53 Details
  4/30/2013 HJ 61 P. 1038   On Action Calendar Third Reading Ordered
  4/30/2013 HJ 61 P. 1038   House of Representatives Roll Call Results Passed -- Needed 69 of 137 to Pass -- Yeas = 80, Nays = 57 Details
  5/1/2013 HJ 62 P. 1046   On Action Calendar Amendment as offered by Rep. Till of Jericho agreed to
  5/1/2013 HJ 62 P. 1047   On Action Calendar Amendment as offered by Rep. Till of Jericho disagreed to
  5/1/2013 HJ 62 P. 1047   House of Representatives Roll Call Results Failed -- Needed 68 of 135 to Pass -- Yeas = 35, Nays = 100 Details
  5/1/2013 HJ 62 P. 1049   On Action Calendar Amendment as offered by Rep. Yantachka of Charlotte withdrawn
  5/1/2013 HJ 62 P. 1050   On Action Calendar Amendment as offered by Rep. Wright of Burlington disagreed to
  5/1/2013 HJ 62 P. 1050   House of Representatives Roll Call Results Failed -- Needed 72 of 143 to Pass -- Yeas = 50, Nays = 93 Details
  5/1/2013 HJ 62 P. 1053   On Action Calendar Amendment as offered by Rep. Poirier of Barre City disagreed to
  5/1/2013 HJ 62 P. 1053   On Action Calendar Amendment as offered by Rep. Kilmartin of Newport City disagreed to
  5/1/2013 HJ 62 P. 1054   House of Representatives Roll Call Results Failed -- Needed 74 of 146 to Pass -- Yeas = 41, Nays = 105 Details
  5/1/2013 HJ 62 P. 1055   On Action Calendar Amendment as offered by Rep. Waite-Simpson of Essex agreed to
  5/1/2013 HJ 62 P. 1055   On Action Calendar Read Third time
  5/1/2013 HJ 62 P. 1055   On Action Calendar Passed in Concurrence with Proposal of Amendment
  5/1/2013 HJ 62 P. 1055   House of Representatives Roll Call Results Passed -- Needed 73 of 145 to Pass -- Yeas = 81, Nays = 64 Details
  5/3/2013 SJ 68 P. 1081   Senate floor action House message House passed bill in concurrence with proposal(s) of amendment
  5/6/2013 SC P. 1579   Notice Calendar Entered on Notice Calendar
  5/6/2013 SC P. 1579   Notice Calendar House Proposal of Amendment
  5/7/2013 SJ 70 P. 0   Action Calendar New Business/House Proposal of Amendment
  5/7/2013 SJ 70 P. 1157   Senate floor action House proposal of amendment; text
  5/7/2013 SJ 70 P. 1169   Senate floor action Senator Sears moved to refuse to concur in the House proposal of amendment and a committee of conference be appointed.
  5/7/2013 SJ 70 P. 1169   Senate floor action Senator Sears requested & granted leave to withdraw motion
  5/7/2013 SJ 70 P. 1170   Senate floor action Motion by Senator Zuckerman that Senate concur in House Proposal of Amendment with further proposal of amendment
  5/7/2013 SJ 70 P. 1172   Senate floor action Motion disagreed to
  5/7/2013 SJ 70 P. 1172   Senate floor action Roll Call, requested by Senator Campbell, Failed -- Needed 16 of 30 to Pass -- Yeas = 1, Nays = 29 Details
  5/7/2013 SJ 70 P. 1172   Senate floor action Motion by Senator Ayer that Senate concur in House Proposal of Amendment with further proposal of amendment
  5/7/2013 SJ 70 P. 1178   Senate floor action Motion disagreed to
  5/7/2013 SJ 70 P. 1178   Senate floor action Roll Call, requested by Senator Sears, Failed -- Needed 16 of 30 to Pass -- Yeas = 15, Nays = 16 Details
  5/7/2013 SJ 70 P. 1179   Senate floor action Consideration postponed to next legislative day on motion of Senator Ayer
  5/7/2013 SJ 70 P. 1179   Senate floor action Roll Call, requested by Senator Sears, Passed -- Needed 16 of 30 to Pass -- Yeas = 16, Nays = 14 Details
  5/8/2013 SC P. 1737   Action Calendar Consideration postponed Shall the Senate concur in the House Proposal of Amendment?
  5/8/2013 SJ 71 P. 1227   Senate floor action Consideration resumed
  5/8/2013 SJ 71 P. 1227   Senate floor action Motion by Senator Ayer that Senate concur in House Proposal of Amendment with further proposal of amendment
  5/8/2013 SJ 71 P. 1235   Senate floor action Consideration of bill interrupted by recess, on motion of Senator Sears
  5/8/2013 SJ 71 P. 1236   Senate floor action Consideration resumed
  5/8/2013 SJ 71 P. 1236   Senate floor action Senator Sears moved to recess for thirty minutes.
  5/8/2013 SJ 71 P. 1236   Senate floor action Motion disagreed to
  5/8/2013 SJ 71 P. 1236   Senate floor action Division of the Senate 7 - 17
  5/8/2013 SJ 71 P. 1236   Senate floor action Consideration of bill interrupted by recess, on motion of Senator Campbell
  5/8/2013 SJ 71 P. 1236   Senate floor action Consideration resumed
  5/8/2013 SJ 71 P. 1236   Senate floor action Senator Ayer requested & granted leave to withdraw amendment
  5/8/2013 SJ 71 P. 1236   Senate floor action Motion by Senator Ayer that Senate concur in House Proposal of Amendment with further proposal of amendment
  5/8/2013 SJ 71 P. 1243   Senate floor action House proposal of amendment concurred in with further proposals of amendment on roll call requested by Senator Ayer
  5/8/2013 SJ 71 P. 1236   Senate floor action Roll Call, requested by Senator Ayer, Passed -- Needed 16 of 30 to Pass -- Yeas = 17, Nays = 13 Details
  5/9/2013 SJ 72 P. 1321   Senate floor action Senator Hartwell motion to reconsider action
  5/9/2013 SJ 72 P. 0   Senate floor action Consideration postponed 2:30 P.M. on motion of Senator Campbell
  5/9/2013 SJ 72 P. 0   Senate floor action Consideration resumed
  5/9/2013 SJ 72 P. 1330   Senate floor action Senator Hartwell requested & granted leave to withdraw motion
  5/13/2013 HJ 71 P. 1667   On Action Calendar Amendment as offered by Rep. Poirier of Barre City disagreed to
  5/13/2013 HJ 71 P. 1674   House of Representatives Roll Call Results Failed -- Needed 70 of 139 to Pass -- Yeas = 60, Nays = 79 Details
  5/13/2013 HJ 71 P. 1678   On Action Calendar Amendment of Rep. Batchelor of Derby ruled not germane
  5/13/2013 HJ 71 P. 1679   On Action Calendar Amendment as offered by Rep. Donahue of Northfield withdrawn
  5/13/2013 HJ 71 P. 1682   On Action Calendar Amendment as offered by Rep. Kilmartin of Newport City disagreed to
  5/13/2013 HJ 71 P. 1683   Passed House and Senate Senate Proposal of Amendment concurred in
  5/13/2013 HJ 71 P. 1684   House of Representatives Roll Call Results Passed -- Needed 71 of 140 to Pass -- Yeas = 75, Nays = 65 Details
  5/14/2013 SJ 76 P. 1842   Senate floor action House message: House concurred in Senate proposal of amendment
  5/14/2013 SJ 76 P. 1842   Senate floor action As passed by Senate and House
  5/14/2013 SJ 76 P. 0   In Governor's Office Delivered to Governor on May 15, 2013
  5/14/2013 SJ 76 P. 0   In Governor's Office Signed by Governor on May 20, 2013

Act Information:

Act No:
 
0039
 
End of Life Patient Choice health care, health physician end of life patient patient-directed dying death, death record, death with dignity Death With Dignity

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