Death With Dignity Bill Killed by Judiciary

Judiciary Chair Jon Riki Karamatsu has decided not to hear Death with Dignity bill this year, but open to do so in future.

House Bill 587
Measure Title: RELATING TO DEATH WITH DIGNITY.
Report Title: Death With Dignity
Description: Allows a terminally ill, competent adult to get lethal dose of medication to end life. Prohibits mercy killings, lethal injections, and active euthanasia. Requires informed consent. Allows alternate doctor to replace attending doctor if latter declines to prescribe. Requires monitor at time of taking dose.

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