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Virginia State Delegate Kaye Kory introduced HB 2713, Death with Dignity Act, on January 14, 2019. This is the first time in history an aid in dying bill will be considered in the Virginia state legislature.

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The Virginia Joint Commission on Healthcare in September 2018 published a report on the issue, “Medical Aid in Dying: A Final Report” [pdf]. Following a period of public comment, the Commission on November 7, 2018 voted 10 to 6 to take no further action on the issue.

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Virginia State Delegate Kaye Kory introduced HB 2713, Death with Dignity Act, on January 14, 2019. This is the first time in history an aid in dying bill will be considered in the Virginia state legislature. Write your State Representative and Senator so terminally ill Virginians can die the way they want.

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