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Chapter 70.122 RCW

NATURAL DEATH ACT

RCW Sections

70.122.010Legislative findings.
70.122.020Definitions.
70.122.030Directive to withhold or withdraw life-sustaining treatment.
70.122.040Revocation of directive.
70.122.051Liability of health care provider.
70.122.060Procedures by physician -- Health care facility or personnel may refuse to participate.
70.122.070Effects of carrying out directive -- Insurance.
70.122.080Effects of carrying out directive on cause of death.
70.122.090Criminal conduct -- Penalties.
70.122.100Mercy killing, lethal injection, or active euthanasia not authorized.
70.122.110Discharge so that patient may die at home.
70.122.120Directive's validity assumed.
70.122.130Health care declarations registry -- Rules -- Report.
70.122.900Short title -- 1979 c 112.
70.122.905Severability -- 1979 c 112.
70.122.910Construction.
70.122.915Application -- 1992 c 98.
70.122.920Severability -- 1992 c 98.
70.122.925Construction -- Chapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships -- 2009 c 521.

Notes:

Futile treatment and emergency medical personnel: RCW 43.70.480.