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CURRENT STATUS: Pending Bills

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Pennsylvania

Timeline of Death with Dignity in Pennsylvania

2021

2021

In early 2021, the Pennsylvania General Assembly introduces Death with Dignity bills in the House and Senate.

2017

2017

Pennsylvania State Senators sponsor SB238, the Pennsylvania Death with Dignity Act. The bill is referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

2015 – 2007

2015 – 2007

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).