The Georgia General Assembly is considering an aid in dying bill, SB 291, the Death with Dignity Act. The bill is in Committee.
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, the Georgia state legislature suspended its 2020 session, and the bill will likely not advance.
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- Introduced on January 14, 2020
- Full text of SB 291
- Legislative history of SB 291
- Sponsors: Georgia State Senators Steve Henson (D-Stone Mountain) and Nan Orrock (D-Atlanta)
- Referred to Senate Health and Human Services Committee
The 2020 bill is the first ever death with dignity proposal to be introduced in the Georgia General Assembly.