House Bill 150

148th General Assembly (2015 - 2016)

Bill Progress

House Health & Human Development 5/28/15
The General Assembly has ended, the current status is the final status.

Bill Details

5/28/15
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO DEATH WITH DIGNITY.
This act will allow a competent terminally ill patient the ability to request medication to end the patient’s life. The bill clarifies the procedures necessary for making the request, such as but not limited to: the receipt of counseling, a physician’s evaluation, the passage of a waiting period, and the completion of a formally witnessed request for such medication. The bill further provides the right to rescind any request for such medication; as well as immunity for persons participating in good faith compliance with the procedures.
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