§ 32-11-101 Short title
§ 32-11-102 Legislative intent
§ 32-11-103 Chapter definitions
§ 32-11-104 Execution of declaration
§ 32-11-105 Form of declaration
§ 32-11-106 Revocation of declaration
§ 32-11-107 Effective date of declaration — Subsequent declarations — Incapacitated declarants
§ 32-11-108 Compliance with declaration — Failure to comply — Liability and penalties
§ 32-11-109 Willful misconduct — Penalty
§ 32-11-110 Construction and effect of chapter — Signatures — Severability — Liability for complying with chapter
§ 32-11-111 Living wills executed outside Tennessee — When effective
§ 32-11-112 Living wills executed before July 1, 1991 — When effective
§ 32-11-113 Effect and interpretation of living wills

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 32 > Chapter 11

  • Code: includes the Tennessee Code and all amendments and revisions to the code and all additions and supplements to the code. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Declarant: means an individual who declares a living will under this chapter. See Tennessee Code 32-11-103
  • health facility: means a person, facility or institution licensed or authorized to provide health or medical care. See Tennessee Code 32-11-103
  • Living will: means a written declaration, pursuant to this chapter, stating declarant's desires for medical care or noncare, including palliative care, and other related matters such as organ donation and body disposal. See Tennessee Code 32-11-103
  • Medical care: includes any procedure or treatment rendered by a physician or health care provider designed to diagnose, assess or treat a disease, illness or injury. See Tennessee Code 32-11-103
  • Palliative care: includes any measure taken by a physician or health care provider designed primarily to maintain the patient's comfort. See Tennessee Code 32-11-103
  • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Physician: means any person licensed or permitted to practice medical care under title Tennessee Code 32-11-103
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in a perceivable form. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • signed: includes a mark, the name being written near the mark and witnessed, or any other symbol or methodology executed or adopted by a party with intention to authenticate a writing or record, regardless of being witnessed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Terminal condition: means any disease, illness, injury or condition, including, but not limited to, a coma or persistent vegetative state, sustained by any human being, from which there is no reasonable medical expectation of recovery and that, as a medical probability, will result in the death of the human being, regardless of the use or discontinuance of medical treatment implemented for the purpose of sustaining life, or the life processes. See Tennessee Code 32-11-103
  • written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105