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CURRENT STATUS: NO ACTIVE LEGISLATION

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Timeline of Death with Dignity in Arizona

2023

2023

No Hearing Before Deadline

In February, SB1646/HB2583 is introduced. The bills do not receive a hearing before the session deadline.

2022

2022

Bill Does Not Advance

On February 9, 2022 the Arizona State Legislature introduced HB2762, a medical aid-in-dying bill. After the first reading in the House, the bill does not move forward.

2020

2020

Three Bills Introduced

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

2019

2019

Bills Do Not Advance

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

2018

2018

Four Bills Introduced 

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

2017

2017

Bills Move Out of Committee But Do Not Advance

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

Senator Barbara McGuire Introduces Bill

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

2006

2006

No Action Taken on Death with Dignity Bill

Death with Dignity bill HB2313 introduced. No Action taken.

2003

2003

State’s First Death with Dignity Bills Introduced

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

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