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Posted on January 10, 2021 at 9:31 AM

While most legislatures are just getting ready to start a new session, this week, the Governor of Michigan signed three prior session bills into law. The new statutes allow parents and guardians to execute a Do-Not-Resuscitate (DNR) order on behalf of a minor child.

The new laws, which take effect on March 23, 2021, also establish protocols for filing with the child’s school a DNR order, POST form, revocation of a DNR order, or modification or revocation of a POST form. The statutes provide civil and criminal immunity for schools and school personnel who comply with a DNR order or POST form. 

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