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The Washington Death with Dignity Act went into effect on March 5, 2009.
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HB1141 does not advance in the 2022 legislative session.
Lawmakers introduce an amendment, Increasing Access to the Death with Dignity Act, HB1141, on January 12. The bill successfully navigates house committee and floor votes before stalling.
Washington Death with Dignity Act goes into effect.
Washington voters approve Death With Dignity Act, 58 to 42 percent.