MD SB311 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 18-1)
Status: Introduced on January 30 2019 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2019-03-27 - Second Reading Failed
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Authorizing an individual to request aid in dying by making specified requests; prohibiting another individual from requesting aid in dying on behalf of an individual; requiring a certain request to be made in a certain manner; requiring a written request for aid in dying to meet specified requirements; establishing specified requirements for witnesses to a written request for aid in dying; requiring a written request for aid in dying to be in a specified form; etc.

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End-of-Life Option Act (Richard E. Israel and Roger "Pip" Moyer Act)


Roll Calls

2019-03-23 - Senate - Senate Floor - Favorable with Amendments Rejected (23-23) (Y: 24 N: 24 NV: 2 Abs: 1) [FAIL]
2019-03-22 - Senate - Senate Floor - Motion Recommit to Committee (Senator Reilly) Rejected (17-29) (Y: 18 N: 30 NV: 1 Abs: 6) [FAIL]


2019-03-27SenateSecond Reading Failed
2019-03-27SenateFavorable with Amendments Report Rejected (23-23)
2019-03-27SenateCommittee Amendment Adopted
2019-03-27SenateFavorable with Amendments {468672/1
2019-03-26SenateLaid Over (Senator Zirkin) Adopted
2019-03-26SenateFavorable with Amendments {468672/1
2019-03-26SenateMotion Recommit to Committee (Senator Reilly) Rejected (17-29)
2019-03-26SenateFavorable with Amendments {468672/1
2019-03-25SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2019-01-31SenateHearing 2/19 at 12:00 p.m.
2019-01-30SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings


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Bill Comments