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General provisions
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 29-CCC
§ 2994-bb. General provisions. 1. (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 section twenty-nine hundred
ninety-four-ee of this article.

(b) A nonhospital order not to resuscitate shall not constitute an
order to withhold or withdraw treatment other than cardiopulmonary

2. 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.