2019 Alaska Statutes
Title 13. Decedents' Estates, Guardianships, Transfers, Trusts, and Health Care Decisions
Chapter 55. Voluntary Nonopioid Directive Act
Sec. 13.55.100. Definitions.

Universal Citation: AK Stat § 13.55.100 (2019)

In this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires,

(1) “department” means the Department of Health and Social Services;

(2) “emancipated minor” means a minor whose disabilities have been removed for general purposes under AS 09.55.590;

(3) “health care provider” has the meaning given in AS 09.65.340;

(4) “hospital” has the meaning given in AS 13.52.268;

(5) “minor” means an individual under 18 years of age who is not an emancipated minor;

(6) “opioid” includes the opium and opiate substances and opium and opiate derivatives listed in AS 11.71.140 and 11.71.160;

(7) “opioid overdose drug” has the meaning given in AS 09.65.340.

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