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2019 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to death with dignity.
Catchline/Summary: Prohibits anyone other than patient from administering medication to end patient's life in humane and dignified manner.
Defines "self-administer." Expands definition of "terminal disease." Permits patient to request medication to end patient's life in humane and dignified manner no earlier than 90 days after receiving terminal diagnosis. Creates exception to 90-day waiting period for patient with less than six months to live.
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Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: House Committee On Health Care
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