1. (a) Emergency medical services personnel, home care services agency personnel,
hospice personnel, and hospital emergency services personnel shall honor nonhospital
orders not to resuscitate, except as provided in section twenty-nine hundred ninety-four-ee of this article.
(b) A nonhospital order not to resuscitate shall not constitute an order to withhold
or withdraw treatment other than cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
2. A nonhospital order not to resuscitate may be issued during hospitalization to
take effect after hospitalization, or may be issued for a person who is not a patient
in, or a resident of, a hospital.
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