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Act 193 of 1996
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Act 193 of 1996

AN ACT to provide for the execution of a do-not-resuscitate order for an individual in a setting outside of a hospital; to provide that certain actions be taken and certain actions not be taken with respect to a do-not-resuscitate order; to provide for the revocation of a do-not-resuscitate order; to prohibit certain persons and organizations from requiring the execution of a do-not-resuscitate order as a condition of receiving coverage, benefits, or services; to prohibit certain actions by certain insurers; to provide immunity from liability for certain persons; and to prescribe penalties and provide remedies.

History: 1996, Act 193, Eff. Aug. 1, 1996 ;-- Am. 2013, Act 155, Eff. Feb. 4, 2014

© 2009 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 333.1051SectionShort title.
Section 333.1052SectionDefinitions.
Section 333.1053SectionExecution of order; authorized persons; form; printed or typed names; signatures; witness; identification bracelet; possession; access.
Section 333.1053aSectionExecution of order by guardian on behalf of ward; form; signatures; printed or typed names; witness; identification bracelet; possession; access.
Section 333.1054SectionExecution of order; form; language.
Section 333.1055SectionPersons depending on spiritual means through prayer for healing; execution of order; form; signatures; printed or typed names; witness; identification bracelet; possession; access.
Section 333.1056SectionExecution of order under MCL 333.1055; form.
Section 333.1057SectionIdentification bracelet.
Section 333.1058SectionCopy of order as permanent medical record.
Section 333.1059SectionPetition for review of order.
Section 333.1060SectionRevocation of order.
Section 333.1061SectionDetermination by health professional.
Section 333.1062SectionImmunity from civil or criminal liability.
Section 333.1063SectionImmunity from civil or criminal liability; conditions.
Section 333.1064SectionRequirement to execute order prohibited.
Section 333.1065SectionLife insurer; prohibited acts.
Section 333.1066SectionLegal rights not impaired or superseded; presumptions.
Section 333.1067SectionEffective date.