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SB 1642: Death with Dignity


Death with Dignity; Creating the “Death with Dignity Act”; providing criteria for individuals to request certain medication as qualified patients; authorizing an attending physician to sign a qualified patient’s death certificate; requiring certain health care providers to report certain information to the Department of Health; providing criminal penalties, liabilities, and immunities, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2024
Last Action: 3/8/2024 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Fiscal Policy (FP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/5/2024 Senate • Filed
1/11/2024 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Judiciary; Fiscal Policy
• Introduced
3/8/2024 Senate • Died in Health Policy