Indiana State Representative Matt Pierce (D-Bloomington) introduced HB 1157, Indiana Medical Aid in Dying Act, on January 4, 2018. The bill was referred to the Committee on Courts and Criminal Code.
The 2017 session was the first time an aid-in-dying bill has been introduced in the Indiana state legislature: Rep. Pierce sponsored HB 1561, End of Life Options Act, which was filed in the Public Health committee but never received a hearing; Indiana State Senator Lonnie Randolph (D) sponsored a similar bill in the state Senate (SB 273).
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