2017 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 15 - Probate, Trusts, and Fiduciaries
Declarations - Future Medical Treatment
Article 18 - Colorado Medical Treatment Decision Act
§ 15-18-110. Liability

(1) With respect to any declaration that appears on its face to have been executed in accordance with the requirements of this article:

(a) Any physician or advanced practice nurse may act in compliance with such declaration in the absence of actual notice of revocation, fraud, misrepresentation, or improper execution;

(b) A physician who signs a certificate withholding or withdrawing life-sustaining procedures in compliance with a declaration shall not be subject to civil liability, criminal penalty, or licensing sanctions therefor;

(c) A hospital or person acting under the direction of a physician and participating in the withholding or withdrawal of life-sustaining procedures in compliance with a declaration shall not be subject to civil liability, criminal penalty, or licensing sanctions therefor; and

(d) An advanced practice nurse who withholds or withdraws life-sustaining procedures in compliance with a declaration shall not be subject to civil liability, criminal penalty, or licensing sanctions therefor.

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