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AB 282 - Amends the End of Life Option Act - California Key Vote

Sharon Quirk-Silva Did Not Vote on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Amends the End of Life Option Act

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (54-20) -

Title: Amends the End of Life Option Act

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (25-9) - (Key vote)
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Title: Amends the End of Life Option Act

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass with amendment a bill that exempts from prosecution the act of aiding, advising, or encouraging suicide for individuals diagnosed with a terminal illness.

Highlights:
  • Exempts from legal liability or criminal prosecution any licensed physician or individual that provides a prescription for an aid-in-dying drug to any terminally ill individual that meets the requirements under the End of Life Option Act until January 1, 2026 (Sec. 1).
  • Amends the California Penal Code to specify that any individual that deliberately aids, advises, or encourages another individual to commit suicide guilty of a felony (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (45-17) - (Key vote)
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Title: Amends the End of Life Option Act

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that exempts from prosecution the act of aiding, advising, or encouraging suicide for individuals diagnosed with a terminal illness.

Highlights:
  • Exempts from legal liability or criminal prosecution any licensed physician or individual that provides a prescription for an aid-in-dying drug for any terminally ill individual that meets the requirements under the End of Life Option until January 1, 2026 (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that no action taken in accordance with this act constitute as any of the following, including, but not limited to (Sec. 1):

    • Suicide or assisted suicide;

    • Homicide; or

    • Elder abuse.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Amends the End of Life Option Act

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