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Talk to Legislators about the Benefits of Palliative Care

March 20

We will be joining ACS-CAN on March 20 to walk around to visit legislators and talk about the benefit of Palliative Care. If you would like to join us, please let Jeannette know.

Support Palliative Care HB 1447 and SB 804

Good news. Our Palliative Care bills are moving and there is still time to write testimony on why Palliative Care is important!!

This legislative session two bills focusing on Palliative Care are moving through both houses of the state legislature. This bill is a collaboration with Kōkua Mau, the American Cancer Society – Cancer Action Network (ACS-CAN) and the Department of Health.

We will be joining ACS-CAN on March 20 to walk around to visit legislators and talk about the benefit of Palliative Care. If you would like to join us, please let Jeannette know.

Current status of the bills:

  • SB 804 was heard 2/25 by the Senate’s Ways and Means Committee and was approved to move forward and cross over to the House. It was already heard by the House Committee on Health on Tuesday 3/11.
  • HB 1447 was heard 2/26 by the House Finance Committee and was approved to crossover to the Senate.

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March 20
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