Section 22-8A-4.1

Validity of DNAR orders; adoption of rules.

(a) A completed DNAR order that is properly entered and received is deemed a valid order.

(b) (1) The State Board of Health shall adopt by rule the form to be used for a portable DNAR order.

(2) The State Board of Health and the Board of Medical Examiners may adopt rules to implement this section and the amendments made to Sections 22-8A-2, 22-8A-3, 22-8A-7, and 22-8A-8 by Act 2016-96. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Board of Medical Examiners shall have exclusive authority to adopt rules relating to physicians in implementing this section and the amendments made to Sections 22-8A-2, 22-8A-3, 22-8A-7, and 22-8A-8 by Act 2016-96.

(Act 2016-96, §2.)