DE HB140 | 2019-2020 | 150th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)
Status: Introduced on May 2 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-05-02 - Introduced and Assigned to Health & Human Development Committee in House
Pending: House Health & Human Development Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]

Summary

This Act permits a terminally ill individual who is an adult resident of Delaware to request and self-administer medication to end the individual's life in a humane and dignified manner if both the individual's attending physician and a consulting physician agree on the individual's diagnosis and prognosis and believe the individual has decision-making capacity, is making an informed decision, and is acting voluntarily.

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Title

An Act To Amend Title 16 Of The Delaware Code Relating To End Of Life Options.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-05-02 Introduced and Assigned to Health & Human Development Committee in House

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Bill Comments

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