ERWIN, STROGER AND TURNER,ART.
LEGALIZE ASSISTED SUICIDE
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Dignity in Dying Act. Establishes procedures by
which terminally ill patients may request and obtain the medical means
to end their lives. Authorizes physicians to provide those means
after following certain procedures including discussion with the
patient and professional consultation. Makes failure to follow the
required procedures a Class 4 felony. Effective immediately.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
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