Private & Special Laws

124th Legislature

First Regular Session



Chapter 17

H.P. 714 - L.D. 1039

An Act Concerning Advanced Directives To Give Effect to a Person's End-of-life Health Care Decisions

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. Education about communicating end-of-life decisions. The Attorney General shall:

1. Develop a program to educate the public about end-of-life decisions and the steps individuals must take to have their end-of-life decisions honored by all medical personnel; and

2. Develop a program to educate the legal sector and others who prepare living wills and other advance directives about end-of-life decisions and the steps individuals must take to have their end-of-life decisions honored by all medical personnel.

Effective September 12, 2009

Office of the Revisor of Statutes
State House, Room 108
Augusta, ME 04333