2019 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 26 - Health and Vital Statistics
Section 26:16-14 - Provisions in certain documents would not restrict request for medication.

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 26:16-14 (2019)

26:16-14 Provisions in certain documents would not restrict request for medication.

14. a. A provision in a contract, will, insurance policy, annuity, or other agreement, whether written or oral, made on or after the effective date of P.L.2019, c.59 (C.26:16-1 et al.), shall not be valid to the extent that the provision would condition or restrict a person's decision to make or rescind a request for medication pursuant to P.L.2019, c.59 (C.26:16-1 et al.).

b. An obligation owing under a contract, will, insurance policy, annuity, or other agreement, made before the effective date of P.L.2019, c.59 (C.26:16-1 et al.), shall not be affected by: the provisions of P.L.2019, c.59 (C.26:16-1 et al.); a person's making or rescinding a request for medication pursuant to P.L.2019, c.59 (C.26:16-1 et al.); or any other action taken pursuant to P.L.2019, c.59 (C.26:16-1 et al.). c. On or after the effective date of P.L.2019, c.59 (C.26:16-1 et al.), procurement or issuance of a life, health, or accident insurance policy or annuity, or the premium or rate charged for the policy or annuity, shall not be conditioned upon or otherwise take into account the making or rescinding of a request for medication pursuant to P.L.2019, c.59 (C.26:16-1 et al.) by any person.

L.2019, c.59, s.14.

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