90th General Assembly
Summary of HB1661
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Short description: 
CRIM CD-SUICIDE-CIVIL ACTION                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Criminal Code of 1961 relating to inducement to commit      
   suicide.  Permits a civil action to enjoin a health care  professional      
   or  other person from aiding a suicide.  Permits certain relatives and      
   heirs of a person who committed suicide or attempted suicide to obtain      
   compensatory or punitive damages from a health  care  professional  or      
   other  person  who  assisted  in  the  suicide  or  attempted suicide.      
   Increases the penalty for inducement to commit  suicide  by  providing      
   the  physical  means  or  participating  in  the physical act by which      
   another person attempts suicide from a Class A misdemeanor to a  Class      
   4 felony.                                                                   
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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