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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)

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  • 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    3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • SB 1800, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/10/2020 at 4:23 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Citations - Statutes (9)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    764.101 Page 2 (pdf)
    764.102 Page 3 (pdf)
    764.103 Page 5 (pdf)
    764.104 Page 5 (pdf)
    764.105 Page 9 (pdf)
    764.106 Page 13 (pdf)
    764.107 Page 14 (pdf)
    764.108 Page 18 (pdf)
    764.109 Page 18 (pdf)

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