§ 145B.01 Citation
§ 145B.011 Application of Chapter
§ 145B.02 Definitions
§ 145B.03 Living Will
§ 145B.04 Suggested Form
§ 145B.05 When Operative
§ 145B.06 Compliance With Living Will
§ 145B.07 Transfer of Care
§ 145B.08 Access to Medical Information by Proxy
§ 145B.09 Revocation
§ 145B.105 Penalties
§ 145B.11 Effect On Insurance
§ 145B.12 What If There Is No Living Will or Proxy?
§ 145B.13 Reasonable Medical Practice Required
§ 145B.14 Certain Practices Not Condoned
§ 145B.15 Recognition of Previously Executed Living Will
§ 145B.16 Recognition of Document Executed in Another State
§ 145B.17 Existing Rights

Terms Used In Minnesota Statutes > Chapter 145B

  • Adult: means an individual 18 years of age or older. See Minnesota Statutes 645.451
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of employment and economic development. See Minnesota Statutes 116J.03
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Tax: means any fee, charge, exaction, or assessment imposed by a governmental entity on an individual, person, entity, transaction, good, service, or other thing. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44