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The Elizabeth Whitefield End of Life Options Act went into effect on June 18, 2021.
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Governor Signs Elizabeth Whitefield End of Life Options Act
New Mexico is the 10th U.S. jurisdiction to enact an aid-in-dying law.
Defeat In the Senate
Representatives Deborah Armstrong and Bill McCamley introduce HB 171 and Senator Liz Stefanics introduce SB 252, respectively. The New Mexico End of Life Options Act is narrowly defeated on the Senate floor by a 22-20 vote.