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Texas Right to Life Seeks Repeal of Texas Advance Directive Act in 2017

Texas Right to Life has announced its legislative priorities for the 85th Texas legislative session that begins on January 10, 2017.

Not surprisingly, this agenda includes a repeal of the dispute resolution provisions in the Texas Advance Directives Act, a 1999 statute that allows “doctors and hospital boards to remove patients from life-sustaining treatments against their will or that of a surrogate.”

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