Referred to the Senate Health & Long-Term Care Committee on January 13, 2021
Substitute offered in the Senate on January 28, 2021
Establishes a presumption that a person has the capacity to make health care decisions, if they are of age and not subject to a guardianship.
Referred to the Senate Rules Committee on January 29, 2021
Amendment offered by Sen. Mike Padden (Spokane Valley) (R) on February 16, 2021
Removes the capacity of a minor to provide informed consent for abortion services and provides that informed consent for abortion services for a minor may be provided by a person authorized to provide informed consent on behalf of a minor under RCW 7.70.065..
The amendment failed by voice vote in the Senate on February 16, 2021