Chapter 127 Powers of Attorney; Advance Directives for Health Care; Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment Registry; Declarations for Mental Health Treatment; Death with Dignity

Powers of Attorney

§ 127.002 Definitions for ORS 127.005 to 127.045
§ 127.005 When power of attorney in effect
§ 127.015 Power of attorney not revoked until death or other event known
§ 127.025 Authority under power of attorney recognizable regardless of date of execution
§ 127.035 Limitations on liability of person reasonably relying on power of attorney
§ 127.045 Duty of agent under power of attorney

Advance Directives for Health Care

Definitions

§ 127.505 Definitions for ORS 127.505 to 127.660

Health Care Decisions Generally

§ 127.507 Capable adults may make own health care decisions

Formalities of Executing Advance Directive

§ 127.510 Designation of attorney-in-fact
§ 127.515 Manner of executing advance directive
§ 127.520 Persons not eligible to serve as attorney-in-fact
§ 127.525 Acceptance of appointment

Form of Advance Directive

§ 127.531 Form of advance directive

Effect of Executing Advance Directive

§ 127.535 Authority of health care representative
§ 127.540 Limitations on authority of health care representative

Provisions Generally Applicable to Advance Directives and Health Care Decisions

§ 127.545 Revocation of advance directive or health care decision
§ 127.550 Petition for judicial review of advance directives
§ 127.555 Designation of attending physician
§ 127.560 Provisions not exclusive
§ 127.565 Independent medical judgment of provider
§ 127.570 Mercy killing
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Requirements Imposed on Health Care Organizations Relating to Rights of Individuals to Make Health Care Decisions

§ 127.646 Definitions for ORS 127.646 to 127.654
§ 127.649 Health care organizations required to have written policies and procedures on providing information on patients right to make health care decisions
§ 127.652 Time of providing information
§ 127.654 Scope of requirement

Previously Executed Advance Directives

§ 127.658 Effect of ORS 127.505 to 127.660 on previously executed advance directives

Short Title

§ 127.660 Short title

Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment Registry

§ 127.663 Definitions for ORS 127.663 to 127.684
§ 127.666 Establishment of registry
§ 127.669 Oregon Health Authority not required to perform certain acts
§ 127.672 POLST not required
§ 127.675 Oregon POLST Registry Advisory Committee
§ 127.678 Confidentiality
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Declarations for Mental Health Treatment

§ 127.700 Definitions for ORS 127.700 to 127.737
§ 127.702 Persons who may make declaration for mental health treatment
§ 127.703 Required policies regarding mental health treatment rights information
§ 127.705 Designation of attorney-in-fact for decisions about mental health treatment
§ 127.707 Execution of declaration
§ 127.710 Operation of declaration
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Consent to Health Care Services by Person Appointed by Hospital

§ 127.760 Consent to health care services by person appointed by hospital

The Oregon Death With Dignity Act

General Provisions

§ 127.800 Definitions

Written Request for Medication to End Ones Life in a Humane and Dignified Manner

§ 127.805 Who may initiate a written request for medication
§ 127.810 Form of the written request

Safeguards

§ 127.815 Attending physician responsibilities
§ 127.820 Consulting physician confirmation
§ 127.825 Counseling referral
§ 127.830 Informed decision
§ 127.835 Family notification
§ 127.840 Written and oral requests
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Immunities and Liabilities

§ 127.885 Immunities
§ 127.890 Liabilities
§ 127.892 Claims by governmental entity for costs incurred

Severability

§ 127.895 Severability

Form of the Request

§ 127.897 Form of the request

Oregons Right to Try Law

Temporary Provisions Relating to Use of Investigational Products by Terminal Patients Are Compiled As Notes Following Ors 127.897

Penalties

§ 127.995 Penalties

Source:
Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 127—Powers of Attorney; Advance Directives for Health Care; Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment Registry; Declarations for Mental Health Treatment; Death with Dignity, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors127.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).