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2021: Follow up on Medical Aid in Dying Act New York?

At January 6, New York Assembly member Kevin Cahill (U), introduced and assigned bill A 198 to the New York Assembly Committee on Health. The bill requires the Commissioner of Health to conduct a study relating to medical aid in dying in the event that New York State allows for medical aid in dying.

The request refers to the Medical Aid in Dying Act that is introduced in 2019, not been discussed in 2020 due to Covid19, and is still waiting for a follow up:

Already in 2019 a bill (A 30) was introduced in the Assembly to require the commissioner of health to conduct a study relating to medical aid in dying. Watch the progress of this new bill (A 198) on the legislative tracker of Death with Dignity.

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