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ORS 127.830
Informed decision


§3.04. Informed decision. No person shall receive a prescription for medication to end his or her life in a humane and dignified manner unless he or she has made an informed decision as defined in ORS 127.800 (Definitions) (7). Immediately prior to writing a prescription for medication under ORS 127.800 (Definitions) to 127.897 (Form of the request), the attending physician shall verify that the patient is making an informed decision. [1995 c.3 §3.04]
§§ 127.800 to 127.897

Notes of Decisions

Series violates Equal Protection Clause under federal Constitution because defined class is overinclusive and therefore not rationally related to state purpose. Lee v. State of Oregon, 891 F. Supp. 1429 (D. Or. 1995)

United States Attorney General's rule punishing physicians who issue prescriptions under Oregon Death with Dignity Act was invalid intrusion on right of state to determine legitimate medical practices. Oregon v. Ashcroft, 368 F3d 1118 (9th Cir. 2004)

Law Review Citations

74 OLR 449 (1995); 31 WLR 601 (1995); 77 OLR 1027 (1998); 37 WLR 691 (2001); 81 OLR 505 (2002); 41 WLR 863 (2005); 43 WLR 399 (2007); 45 WLR 91, 137 (2008); 91 OLR 457 (2012)


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