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2016 Regular Session



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

Sponsored by:

Delegate Pendergrass


In the House - Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)

Synopsis: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 written request for aid in dying to meet specified requirements; establishing 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; requiring an attending physician who receives a written request for aid in dying to make a specified determination; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Pendergrass, Anderson, Angel, Atterbeary, B. Barnes, Barve, Carr, Cullison, Dumais, Ebersole, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frick, Frush, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Hammen, Hettleman, Hixson, Kaiser, Kelly, Korman, Kramer, Lafferty, Lam, McIntosh, A. Miller, Moon, Morales, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Platt, Reznik, S. Robinson, Rosenberg, Smith, Tarlau, Vaughn, Waldstreicher, M. Washington, West, K. Young, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0418
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Health and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Health Occupations
Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Assisted Living -see also- Group Homes
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Contractors -see also- Heating & Cooling; Home Improvement
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Good Samaritan
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health Care Facilities -see also- Clinics; Hospices; etc
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Insurance -see also- Health Ins; MAIF; Motor Vehicle Ins
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Mental Health
Nursing Homes -see also- Continuing Care; Long-Term Care
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Pharmacists and Pharmacies
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Vital Records
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
Article - Health - General
(5-6A-01 through 5-6A-16)
Article - Insurance

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October 24, 2017 4:59 P.M.