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Nevada bills AB351 and SB105 are introduced and referred to respective house and senate committees. Neither bill advances. A Public Policy Polling survey reveals over 70% of Nevadans support Death with Dignity.
SB165, the Nevada Death with Dignity Act, passes out of the State Senate Health Committee but does not advance.
Nevada lawmakers introduce SB261, an assisted-dying bill, in March. The bill is heard in the Senate Health and Human Services Committee, where it favorably passes. After passing a floor vote of 11 – 10, the bill moves to the Assembly, where it is assigned to the Assembly Committee on Health and Human Services. The committee takes no action.
Nevada legislature considers SB336, Patient Self-Determination Act. The Senate committee chair refuses to schedule a public hearing.