North Dakota

North Dakota


Guardianship Laws

Supported Decision-Making

Supported Decision-Making Statute

  • N.D. Cent. Code § 30.1-36 (2019).
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    • Link to Enacted Bill:

State Legislation

  • ND H.B. 1378, 66th Legislative Assembly (2019-2020).
    • Description: Codifies Supported Decision-Making and recognizes Supported Decision-Making Agreements
    • Status: Enacted – Signed by Governor March 19, 2019
    • Public Link []
  • ND 2145 – Emergency Measure
    • Description: Appears to include SDMs in the bills definition of “essential caregiver.” Exact language “resident’s designated decisionmaker.” Mandates that Essential Caregivers be given access to long-term care facilities provided they follow proper COVID-19 health protocols.
    • Status: Engrossed, returned to Senate 04/09/2021
    • Public  NewLink: []

Case Law & Court Orders

None found

State Grant Programs

None awarded

Information Last Updated: July 21, 2022