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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 66. Regulations Governing Durable Do Not Resuscitate Orders

12VAC5-66-20. Authority for regulation.

Section 54.1-2987.1 of the Code of Virginia vests authority for the regulation of Durable DNR Orders in the State Board of Health and directs the board to prescribe by regulation the procedures, including the requirements for forms to authorize qualified health care personnel to follow Durable DNR Orders. All EMS DNR Orders and all Durable Do Not Resuscitate Orders issued or in effect between July 1, 1999, and March 27, 2002, are to be considered valid Durable DNR Orders and shall remain valid until revoked.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-2987.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 12, eff. March 27, 2002.

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