Chapter 70.122 RCW

NATURAL DEATH ACT

Sections
Legislative findings.
Definitions.
Directive to withhold or withdraw life-sustaining treatment.
Revocation of directive.
Liability of health care provider.
Procedures by physicianHealth care facility or personnel may refuse to participate.
Effects of carrying out directiveInsurance.
Effects of carrying out directive on cause of death.
Criminal conductPenalties.
Mercy killing, lethal injection, or active euthanasia not authorized.
Discharge so that patient may die at home.
Directive's validity assumed.
Health care declarations registryRulesReport.
Short title1979 c 112.
Construction.
Application1992 c 98.
ConstructionChapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships2009 c 521.
NOTES:
Futile treatment and emergency medical personnel: RCW 43.70.480.
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