N.Y. Public Health Law Section 2994-BB
General provisions


(a) Emergency medical services personnel, home care services agency personnel, hospice personnel, and hospital emergency services personnel shall honor nonhospital orders not to resuscitate, except as provided in § 2994-EE (Obligation to honor a nonhospital order not to resuscitate)section twenty-nine hundred ninety-four-ee of this article.


A nonhospital order not to resuscitate shall not constitute an order to withhold or withdraw treatment other than cardiopulmonary resuscitation.


A nonhospital order not to resuscitate may be issued during hospitalization to take effect after hospitalization, or may be issued for a person who is not a patient in, or a resident of, a hospital.

Source: Section 2994-BB — General provisions, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBH/2994-BB (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Jun. 15, 2024

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§ 2994-BB’s source at nysenate​.gov

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