Chapter 166
Advance Directives

Sections

166.001
Short Title
166.002
Definitions
166.003
Witnesses
166.004
Statement Relating to Advance Directive
166.005
Enforceability of Advance Directives Executed in Another Jurisdiction
166.006
Effect of Advance Directive on Insurance Policy and Premiums
166.007
Execution of Advance Directive May Not Be Required
166.008
Conflict Between Advance Directives
166.009
Certain Life-sustaining Treatment Not Required
166.010
Applicability of Federal Law Relating to Child Abuse and Neglect
166.011
Digital or Electronic Signature
166.031
Definitions
166.032
Written Directive by Competent Adult
166.033
Form of Written Directive
166.034
Issuance of Nonwritten Directive by Competent Adult Qualified Patient
166.036
Notarized Document Not Required
166.037
Patient Desire Supersedes Directive
166.038
Procedure When Declarant Is Incompetent or Incapable of Communication
166.039
Procedure When Person Has Not Executed or Issued a Directive and Is Incompetent or Incapable of Communication
166.040
Patient Certification and Prerequisites for Complying With Directive
166.041
Duration of Directive
166.042
Revocation of Directive
166.043
Reexecution of Directive
166.044
Limitation of Liability for Withholding or Withdrawing Life-sustaining Procedures
166.045
Liability for Failure to Effectuate Directive
166.046
Procedure If Not Effectuating a Directive or Treatment Decision
166.047
Honoring Directive Does Not Constitute Offense of Aiding Suicide
166.048
Criminal Penalty
166.049
Pregnant Patients
166.050
Mercy Killing Not Condoned
166.051
Legal Right or Responsibility Not Affected
166.052
Statements Explaining Patient's Right to Transfer
166.053
Registry to Assist Transfers
166.081
Definitions
166.082
Out-of-hospital Dnr Order
166.083
Form of Out-of-hospital Dnr Order
166.084
Issuance of Out-of-hospital Dnr Order by Nonwritten Communication
166.085
Execution of Out-of-hospital Dnr Order on Behalf of a Minor
166.086
Desire of Person Supersedes Out-of-hospital Dnr Order
166.087
Procedure When Declarant Is Incompetent or Incapable of Communication
166.088
Procedure When Person Has Not Executed or Issued Out-of-hospital Dnr Order and Is Incompetent or Incapable of Communication
166.089
Compliance With Out-of-hospital Dnr Order
166.090
Dnr Identification Device
166.091
Duration of Out-of-hospital Dnr Order
166.092
Revocation of Out-of-hospital Dnr Order
166.093
Reexecution of Out-of-hospital Dnr Order
166.094
Limitation on Liability for Withholding Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Certain Other Life-sustaining Procedures
166.095
Limitation on Liability for Failure to Effectuate Out-of-hospital Dnr Order
166.096
Honoring Out-of-hospital Dnr Order Does Not Constitute Offense of Aiding Suicide
166.097
Criminal Penalty
166.098
Pregnant Persons
166.099
Mercy Killing Not Condoned
166.100
Legal Right or Responsibility Not Affected
166.101
Duties of Department and Executive Commissioner
166.102
Physician's Dnr Order May Be Honored by Health Care Personnel Other Than Emergency Medical Services Personnel
166.151
Definitions
166.152
Scope and Duration of Authority
166.153
Persons Who May Not Exercise Authority of Agent
166.154
Execution
166.155
Revocation
166.156
Appointment of Guardian
166.157
Disclosure of Medical Information
166.158
Duty of Health or Residential Care Provider
166.159
Discrimination Relating to Execution of Medical Power of Attorney
166.160
Limitation on Liability
166.161
Liability for Health Care Costs
166.164
Form of Medical Power of Attorney
166.165
Civil Action
166.166
Other Rights or Responsibilities Not Affected
166.201
Definition
166.202
Applicability of Subchapter
166.203
General Procedures and Requirements for Do-not-resuscitate Orders
166.204
Notice Requirements for Do-not-resuscitate Orders
166.205
Revocation of Do-not-resuscitate Order
166.206
Procedure for Failure to Execute Do-not-resuscitate Order or Patient Instructions
166.207
Limitation on Liability for Issuing Dnr Order or Withholding Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
166.208
Limitation on Liability for Failure to Effectuate Dnr Order
166.209
Enforcement