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Regulations Governing Durable Do Not Resuscitate Orders [12 VAC 5 ‑ 66]
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Chapter Information
Description Establishes a program for complying with the wishes of persons who have chosen to have valid do-not-resuscitte orders.
State Authority 32.1-153
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation (i) Whether these regulations, amended in 1995, have addressed issues involved in administering a program designed to comply with the wishes of persons who have valid do not resuscitate (DNR) orders;

(ii) Whether these regulations clearly specify the requirements and expectations of EMS agencies and personnel when caring for persons who have valid DNR orders.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Joseph Hilbert  / Director of Governmental and Regulatory Affairs
Address: Virginia Department of Health
109 Governor Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: joe.hilbert@vdh.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)864-7001    FAX: (804)864-7022    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amend to improve processes and ensure consistent care throughout the healthcare continuum Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/20/2011.
Action to adopt emergency regulations pursuant to SB 1174 (1999) by creating a Durable DNR order. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/27/2002.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
CH 0066 Repeal certain sections and update DDNR Regulations -