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New Texas Law Stops Doctors From Issuing DNR Without a Patient’s Consent

Yesterday Governor Abbott signed Senate Bill 11 into law.  SB 11, one of five Pro-Life reforms on the governor’s agenda for the First Called Special Session of the 85th Texas Legislature, requires that doctors obtain consent from a patient or the patient’s surrogate before issuing a Do-Not-Resuscitate (DNR) order for a hospitalized patient.  Texas Right to […]
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