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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 48

 

January Session, 2013

 

LCO No. 96

   

Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. MEYER, 12th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING PHYSICIAN-ASSISTED SUICIDE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the general statutes be amended to permit a competent person who is suffering from a terminal illness to take his or her life through the self-administration of prescribed medication.

Statement of Purpose:

To permit a competent person who is suffering from a terminal illness to take his or her life through the self-administration of prescribed medication.