In Kansas, you must complete two additional forms in order to have a valid Advance Directive. The first is a Declaration of Living Will, while the second is a "Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare Decisions" (a.k.a. Health Care Proxy).
Information Required for the Advance Directive: To be deemed legitimate, your signature must be notarized OR two (2) witnesses must sign your KS Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare Decisions. Your agent, relative, or beneficiary CANNOT serve as your witness.
Death With Dignity Legislation (a.k.a. Aid-In-Dying or Physician-Assisted Death) House Bill 2068 titled “Kansas Death with Dignity Act” was referred to Health and Human Services in January 2013. It has yet to pass.