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CURRENT STATUS: Pending Bills

New York

Timeline of Death with Dignity in New York

2021

2021

The New York Medical Aid in Dying Act (A4321) was reintroduced in the New York State Assembly on February 1st of this year.

Bill is in the Health Committee in the State Assembly. We must encourage legislators to move it forward for a full floor vote.

2020

2020

The COVID-19 pandemic closes the Legislature, and the Medical Aid in Dying Act can’t move forward.

2019

2019

The Medical Aid In Dying Act is reintroduced in the Legislature. Polling shows 67 percent support the legislation.

2018

2018

A Quinnipiac University poll shows 63 percent of New York residents support medical aid in dying.

2016

2016

The Medical Aid in Dying Act is introduced in the Legislature, passes the Health committee, and never comes up for a vote.