2020 Utah Code
Title 75 - Utah Uniform Probate Code
Chapter 2a - Advance Health Care Directive Act
Section 113 - Personal representative status.

Universal Citation: UT Code § 75-2a-113 (2020)
75-2a-113. Personal representative status.
A surrogate becomes a personal representative for an adult under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 when:
  • (1) the adult has been found to lack health care decision making capacity under Section 75-2a-104;
  • (2) the adult grants current authority to the surrogate either:
    • (a) in writing; or
    • (b) by other expression before a witness who is not the surrogate or agent; or
  • (3) the court appoints a guardian authorized to make health care decisions on behalf of the adult.

Amended by Chapter 107, 2008 General Session
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