George Felos introduced HB 2131?

Is that the gist of this article?.
HB 2131 is the bill in Florida that changed feeding tubes, by a stroke of law, into artificial life support. Not sure why a feeding tube for a person who can’t swallow (or, as in Terri’s case, swallows saliva all day long, but is forbidden by court order from actually being given so much as a sip of water to swallow) is any more artificial than, say, a bottle of baby formula, but there it is.

Am I understanding this correctly? George Felos, Michael Schiavo’s lawyer, accepted the Schiavo case, filed the petition to introduce the bill, and once it became law, the Schiavo case was heard in court.

The Anchoress says:

In that order. In April 1999 – House Bill 2131 was introduced in the Florida legislature by the Florida Elder Affairs & Long-Term Care Committee to amend Section 765 (Civil Rights) of the Florida Statutes. The amendments to Section 765.101 were the legal definition of “life prolonging procedures” to add: “INCLUDING ARTIFICIALLY PROVIDED SUSTENENCE AND HYDRATION, WHICH SUSTAINS, RESTORES, OR SUPPLANTS A SPONTANEOUS VITAL FUNCTION”.

It becomes law on October 1, 1999.

The Anchoress also tells us about a possible conflict of interest.
Whose been making campaign contributions to Judge Greer? Find out from the Anchoress.

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