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'Death with Dignity Act' Finds Little Support in NH House
March 7, 2014 (Union Leader) - The House Thursday soundly rejected legislation that would have allowed a terminally ill patient to seek a lethal prescription from cooperating physicians. Under House Bill 1325, the "Death with Dignity Act," the patient must have received a prognosis of six months or less to live by two physicians.
The vote against the bill was 219-66.But the House approved establishing a new seven-member committee to study "end-of-life" decisions and the state's medical directive law. The vote to pass House Bill 1226 was 162-126. (continue reading ...)