3701-62-11 Compliance with DNR protocol not homicide or suicide.

(A) The death of a person resulting from the withholding or withdrawal of CPR for the person pursuant to the do-not-resuscitate protocol and in the circumstances described in section 2133.22 of the Revised Code and rule 3701-62-03 of the Administrative Code or in accordance with division (A) of section 2133.23 of the Revised Code and rule 3701-62-06 of the Administrative Code does not constitute for any purpose a suicide, aggravated murder, murder, or any other homicide.

(B) Nothing in sections 2133.21 to 2133.26 of the Revised Code or this chapter condones, authorizes, or approves of mercy killing, assisted suicide, or euthanasia.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/27/2013 and 11/15/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 2133.25
Rule Amplifies: 2133.24
Prior Effective Dates: 5/20/1999