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SB 1800: Death With Dignity


Death With Dignity; Creating the "Death with Dignity Act"; providing criteria for qualified patients; requiring qualified patients to make oral and written requests for medication; requiring waiting periods before such requests may be made and such medication may be prescribed; specifying requirements for attending physicians; authorizing the attending physician to sign the qualified patient’s death certificate, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/10/2020 Senate • Filed
1/17/2020 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 174
1/22/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 174
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Policy