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Despite overwhelming support, Republican Governor Joe Lombardo vetoes SB239 on June 5. The bill would have given over three million Nevadans access to medical aid in dying.
Bills Fail to Advance Out of Committee
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.
Bill Does not Advance Out of Committee
The Nevada Death with Dignity Act (SB165), passes out of the State Senate Health Committee but does not advance.
Bill Stalled in Assembly
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.
No Public Hearing for SB336
Nevada legislature considers Patient Self-Determination Act (SB336). The Senate committee chair refuses to schedule a public hearing.