Chapter 70.245 RCW

THE WASHINGTON DEATH WITH DIGNITY ACT

Sections
Definitions.
Written request for medication.
Form of the written request.
Attending physician responsibilities.
Consulting physician confirmation.
Counseling referral.
Informed decision.
Notification of next of kin.
Written and oral requests.
Right to rescind request.
Waiting periods.
Medical record documentation requirements.
Residency requirement.
Disposal of unused medications.
Reporting of information to the department of healthAdoption of rulesInformation collected not a public recordAnnual statistical report.
Effect on construction of wills, contracts, and statutes.
Insurance or annuity policies.
Authority of chapterReferences to practices under this chapterApplicable standard of care.
ImmunitiesBasis for prohibiting health care provider from participationNotificationPermissible sanctions.
Willful alteration/forgeryCoercion or undue influencePenaltiesCivil damagesOther penalties not precluded.
Claims by governmental entity for costs incurred.
Form of the request.
Short title2009 c 1 (Initiative Measure No. 1000).
Effective dates2009 c 1 (Initiative Measure No. 1000).