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A05261 Summary:

BILL NOA05261C
 
SAME ASSAME AS S05814-A
 
SPONSORPaulin
 
COSPNSRDinowitz, Galef, Zebrowski, Gottfried, Blake, Hevesi, Steck, Sepulveda
 
MLTSPNSRBraunstein, Crouch, Duprey, Skartados
 
Add Art 28-F 2899-d - 2899-p, Pub Health L
 
Relates to the patient self-determination act; authorizes a physician with a bona fide physician-patient relationship with a patient with a terminal illness or condition to prescribe a lethal dose of the medication to be self-administered; defines terminal illness or condition to be an illness or condition which can reasonably be expected to cause death within six months, whether or not treatment is provided; provides immunity to health care providers.
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