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The New Jersey Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act passed in 2019.

Timeline of Death with Dignity in New Jersey

2019

2019

New Jersey’s Medical Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act was signed into law April 12, 2019 and took effect on August 1, 2019. New Jersey is the 8th jurisdiction to enact a death with dignity statute.