Status of Medical Aid in Dying

On January 5, 2024, Sen. Victor M. Torres, Jr. introduced a medical aid-in-dying bill (SB 1642). Subsequently, this bill was referred to the Health Policy, Judiciary, and Fiscal Policy Committees. On March 8, 2024, the bill faced a setback as it failed to advance in the Senate, ultimately dying in the Health Policy Committee. 

Rep. Daryl Campbell introduced the House version of the bill (HB 561) on November 30, 2023. The bill was referred to the Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee, Judiciary Committee, and Health & Human Services Committee. On March 8, 2024, the bill faced a similar fate in the House, failing to advance and ultimately dying in the Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee.

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