The dispute resolution provisions in the 1999 Texas Advance Directives Act have not been amended since 2003. But the 2015 amendment (H.B. 3074) take effect today.
TADA now exempts clinically assisted nutrition and hydration from the scope of life-sustaining treatment subject to Tex. Health & Safety Code 166.046.
|Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed more than 1,200 bills into law this session|
Read more here: http://www.star-telegram.com/news/state/texas/article32752407.html#storylink=cpy
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