HI HB1255 | 2016 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 29 2015 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2015-12-17 - Carried over to 2016 Regular Session.
Pending: House Health Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Allows a terminally ill, competent adult of at least 50 years of age to get lethal dose of medication to end life. Prohibits physicians and others from administering mercy killings, lethal injections, and active euthanasia. Requires informed consent. Allows alternate doctor to replace attending doctor if latter declines to prescribe. Requires monitor at time of taking dose.

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Death with Dignity



2015-12-17 Carried over to 2016 Regular Session.
2015-02-02HouseReferred to HLT, CPC, JUD, referral sheet 6
2015-01-29HouseIntroduced and Passed First Reading
2015-01-28HousePending introduction.

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