Durable Do Not Resuscitate Orders; revocation. (SB1085)

Introduced By

Sen. Edd Houck (D-Spotsylvania)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Durable Do Not Resuscitate Orders; revocation. Clarifies that (i) the expression by the patient of the desire to be resuscitated in the event of cardiac or respiratory arrest shall constitute revocation of the Durable Do Not Resuscitate Order; (ii) Do Not Resuscitate Orders may be revoked only by the patient or the person authorized to consent for the patient if he is a minor; and (iii) Do Not Resuscitate Orders may be rescinded in accordance with accepted medical practice, by the provider who issued the order. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 097790244
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/19/2009Assigned Education sub: Health Care
01/22/2009Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2009Committee substitute printed 094131244-S1
01/23/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2009Read second time
01/26/2009Reading of substitute waived
01/26/2009Committee substitute agreed to 094131244-S1
01/26/2009Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1085S1
01/27/2009Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1085S1)
02/05/2009Placed on Calendar
02/05/2009Read first time
02/05/2009Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/13/2009Assigned HWI sub: Institutions
02/17/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting
02/19/2009Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Read second time
02/23/2009Read third time
02/23/2009Passed House (100-Y 0-N)
02/23/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1085ER)
02/25/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1085ER)
02/25/2009Signed by Speaker
02/26/2009Signed by President
02/27/2009Signed by President
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 549 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0549)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 25 seconds.