of Jacksonville introduced the “Starvation and Dehydration of Persons with
Disabilities Prevention Act,” or Senate Bill 692, which requires a living will or
other advance directive from patients before courts order their feeding tubes
“The Schiavo case is a he-said, she-said, who-said and she’s not able to
talk,” Wise told the Tampa Tribune. “I don’t know who said what. And that’s the
issue we wanted to get to … have something in writing.”
Wise’s proposed legislation faces an uphill battle and may not even reach
the Senate floor.