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Arizona

Two bills that would authorize medical aid in dying were introduced in January 2017 between the House (HB 2336) and Senate (SB1519). Unfortunately, the committee chairs are refusing to hold any hearings, so no progress is expected for 2017.

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History

SB 1136, a bill that would authorize medical aid in dying, was introduced in January 2016 by Arizona State Senator Barbara McGuire (D-Kearny), but it did not move out of committee.

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/ February 19, 2016

Terminal Ariz. Woman Calls for Medical Aid in Dying Laws in New Video

Terry Goldberg Recorded Video Only Days Before her Death To honor the first anniversary of Terry Goldberg’s death, Compassion & Choices is posting a video Terry recorded in which she and her family urge state lawmakers nationwide to authorize medical aid in dying as an option for terminally ill adults. Terry suffered from multiple system […]

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/ December 18, 2015

Tucson Unanimously Passes Resolution Supporting Aid in Dying

(Tucson, AZ – December 15, 2015) Tuesday, the Tucson City Council, including Mayor Jonathan Rothschild, approved a memorial resolution supporting aid in dying by a unanimous 7 – 0 vote. Medical aid in dying is already and authorized end-of-life option in 5 state including, most recently, California.  The memorial resolution will be presented to the […]

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/ January 8, 2014

Arizona Group Ignites Rapid-Response Team

It was a wake-up call for Compassion & Choices Arizona. In January 2013, State Senator Linda Lopez introduced strong right-to-know legislation that would require doctors and nurse practitioners to explain end-of-life and palliative care options to their terminally ill patients. Her bill never made it out of committee. But even if it had, according to Denny […]

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