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CURRENT STATUS: NO ACTIVE LEGISLATION

Legislation in Arizona Needs Your Support

Adults with terminal illness should have the right to end their lives peacefully, in a dignified way, surrounded by family and loved ones

Write your State Representative and Senator to urge their support for death with dignity legislation!

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Timeline of Death with Dignity in Arizona

2020

2020

Death with dignity bills HB2582, SB1384, and SB1497, introduced and referred to legislative committees. None of the bills advance.

2019

2019

Death with dignity bills HB2408, HB2512 , and SB1193 introduced this session. None of the bills advance.

2018

2018

Four death with dignity bills introduced this session (HB2102, HB2611 SB1222, and SB1414). None of the bills advance.

2017

2017

In January, a pair of assisted dying bills, SB1512 and HB2336, were introduced. Neither bill moves out of committee. Instead, Arizona passes a law prohibiting discrimination against medical providers who opt out of assisted dying legislation.

2016

2016

Arizona State Senator Barbara McGuire (D) introduces SB1136, Death with Dignity, in January. The bill does not advance.

2006

2006

Death with dignity bill HB2313 introduced. No Action taken.

2003

2003

Death with dignity bills HB2454 and HB2564 introduced, but neither advance.

The fight’s not over

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