Share your story
Live in this state?
Personal stories help people understand the importance of Death with Dignity legislation, and how it's being enacted.
In 2023, Pennsylvania lawmakers introduced the Compassionate Aid in Dying Act (HB543/SB816). If passed, this would allow residents of Pennsylvania to access medical aid in dying.
SIGN OUR PETITION to say that it’s time to pass HB543/SB816, and expand the right to Death with Dignity to those who live in Pennsylvania.
Death with Dignity laws have been proven effective at improving healthcare quality at the end of life, regardless of whether or not an individual chooses to hasten their death.
In March 2023, the Compassionate Aid in Dying Act (HB543/SB816) is introduced and is referred to their respective committees.
In early 2021, the Pennsylvania General Assembly introduces Death with Dignity bills in the House and Senate. The bill does not move forward.
Pennsylvania State Senators sponsor SB238, the Pennsylvania Death with Dignity Act. The bill is referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Pennsylvania lawmakers introduce a number of bills over a long span of history: SB549 and HB943 (2015), HB2548 (2014), SB1032 (2013), SB431 (2011), SB404 (2009), and HB1435 (2007).